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Adventure sailing holidays have the ability to carry Tall ship sailing holidays europe to the far reaches of the world, accessing some of the most remote and magnificent scenery the world has to offer. Having recently returned from my first tall ship sailing adventure off the west coast of Scotlandand with my interest for the high seas well and truly piqued, I take a look at some adventure sailing holidays I would love to join.

The east coast of Greenland is one of the most remote places in the world. Along the 2,km 1,mi stretch of coastline between Tasiilaq and Scoresby Sund on the east coast of Greenlandbarely 3, people carve out an existence, making it one of the most remote places in the world. This is the realm of polar bears and narwhals.

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On this trip, a 60ft sailing yacht carrying just 12 passengers and two crew departs from Isafjordur in Iceland taking approximately 32 hours to cross the Denmark Strait before travelling southwards along the east Greenland coast. When conditions are right there are plenty of opportunities to make landfall and explore the spectacular wilderness of Greenland.

The year-old iconic tall ship Europa offers a number of Antarctic adventure sailing holidays. These iconic destinations evoke the epic journeys of discovery made by the likes of Shackleton, Scott and Amundsen. Covering over 2, nautical miles 2,km the ship visits some of the most inhospitable yet beautiful open ocean. Expect icebergs, albatross and penguins, the latter in their thousands. Finally, return to civilisation by crossing the infamous Drake Passage.

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