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The designer, John Alden, had made his name as a builder of elite racing schooners that retained all their beauty and style while constantly winning the premier ocean races of the time. When and If was a new idea: a yacht which would maintain all her classic beauty and hold her own in recreational racing […]
Thermopylae Clipper is the latest addition to the Discovery Sailing Project fleet and is based on the River Hamble near Southampton. This legendary yacht is a 60 foot cutter built by Colvic Craft in the UK in 1996 and has a great history. She was designed for the Clipper Round the World race and has […]
In 1894, the world famous ship designer Colin Archer of Larvik received a very special commission for the English timber merchant Frederick Croft who ordered a high-class yacht. The vessel was launched on 10 August 1897, and named Wyvern from mythology which means ‘an awe-inspiring dragon’. Frederick Croft was an enthusiastic sailor and crossed the […]
Toronto Brigantine Inc. operates two brigantines, the sail-training vessels Pathfinder and Playfair. They were both designed and built as sail training vessels for TBI by Francis A. McLachlan in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Pathfinder was launched in 1963. TBI is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building character in youth through sail training. This is accomplished through […]
Tectona is operated by Sailing Tectona – an organisation that provides sail training opportunities for people of all ages. Sailing Tectona particularly works with young people, people with mental health issues and those in recovery from addiction. Our voyages allow individuals to become an efficient sailing team through the process of taking the boat […]
“SANTA MARIA MANUELA” (SMM) is a four masted gaff schooner initially launched in 1937, built by Companhia Uniao Fabril, in Lisbon. She began operating in cod fishing being one of the most beautiful vessels of the so famous Portuguese White Fleet. In 1993, due to obsolescence, she was abated to the fishing fleet, being partially […]
Valborg was built 1948 in Porvoo, Southern Finland, to serve as a cargo vessel and carried mostly sand and timber between Finnish ports. After she retired in the early 70’s Valborg was fully renovated and became a sail training ship for scouts. Today the ship is owned by Valborg LTD. Nowadays Valborg serves as […]
LOA was built as a three-masted schooner in Svendborg, Denmark in 1922 – and restored as a barquentine in Aalborg, Denmark 2004-09. The vessel is owned by the Danish sail training trust, Tall Ship Aalborg Fonden. The home port is Aalborg, host of the Tall Ships’ Races in 1999, 2004, 2010, and again in 2015. LOA […]
Wielkopolska, meaning ‘Greater Poland’, was built in the 1960s according to the design of Leon Tumiłowicz (class TOM). Sailors entering Jastarnia (Poland, Hel Peninsula) have been welcomed for years by the decaying white, slim hull of a classic yacht. He was standing on the quay, clearly visible from the water. Everyone wondered what this unit […]
Merisusi is a Swan 43 and was built in Pietarsaari, Finland in 1971 and is owned by the Finnish Sea Scout Troop “Auran Tahti Pojat” (ATP – which is one of the oldest scout troops and was established in 1917). She replaced the ATPs previous vessel and has been used for educational purposes ever since. […]
The ‘Merrilyn’ is a 65ft schooner with special features to assist those with disabilities and is operated by the Rona Sailing Project as a sail training vessel.
Brian Boru named after the last High King of Ireland, is a beautiful wooden hulled, traditionally built and rigged gaff ketch. Originally launched in 1961, she worked as a herring ring-netter up until 1989, she was then sold and under new ownership she functioned as a general fisher, up until her decommissioning in 2006. […]
Merisissi III is owned and run by the Sea Scout Troop from Turku in Finland. She has participated in the Cutty Sark Tall Ships Races in 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000 replacing the wooden Merisissi III which took part in the Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race in 1972.
Built in 1937 at Svenborg in Denmark. Galadriel was originally called Else after the first Captains daughter. She traded as a cargo vessel around the coasts of Denmark and Norway, first as a motor sailer but after 1956 under motor alone. In 1983 she was bought by the Cirdan Trust, extensive stored and re-rigged and […]
Bonawentura was built in Gdansk in 1948. In the early days she was a fishing boat in the Baltic Sea, until 1967, when she was withdrawn from working at sea and was stationed at the port of Wladyslavovo as a tug until 1974. Eventually her hull was transported by barge to the Academic Nautical Club […]