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Picton Castle was one of five similar trawlers built by Cochrane’s in Selby, all named after British castles. (The actual Picton Castle in Wales is still standing.) The other “castle” ships have all been taken out of service. Picton Castle went through World War II as a mine sweeper in the British Royal Navy. In […]
TENACIOUS is the largest wooden tall ship of her kind in the world. The innovative wood epoxy laminate build started in 1996 with a team made up of skilled designers, engineers, shipwrights and fitters. These were supplemented by a volunteer force of over 1500 able bodied and disabled people who came on working shorewatch holidays […]
S/Y Gigi was built in 1996 by Nautor Swan in Jacobstad, Finland. She has been sailing mainly in the Mediterranean Sea and around the British Isles, but has also crossed the Atlantic and sailed in the Caribbean. As of 2010 S/Y Gigi is owned by the foundation Navigare Necesse Est. Her home port is Halleviksstrand […]
Maybe, launched in 1933, was designed for round the world cruising and built by De Vries Lentsch, Amsterdam for Jan Jacob van Rietschoten. She was hidden during the Second World War and afterwards she underwent a complete refit with a new rig. Maybe took part in the first Tall Ships Race in 1956. She sailed […]
The U.S. Brig Niagara, home-ported in Erie, Pennsylvania, is a replica of the relief flagship of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. She is the embodiment of the dual mission of the Erie Maritime Museum and the Flagship Niagara League: she is both a historical artifact and a vehicle for sail training, an experiential learning process that […]
The Tall Ships Challenger Fleet yachts are 22 metre (72 foot) steel hulls built in 2000 and designed to race around the world ‘’the wrong way’’ (against prevailing wind and tide), so are exceptionally strong and seaworthy. There are four yachts in the Challenger fleet and they are operated by the Tall Ships Youth Trust. […]
This flag ship of the Finnish Sail Training fleet represents the centre of youth work combining adventure pursuits under sail. She first took part in the Tall Ships Races in the Baltic in 1992 and has entered several times since. The schooner “Helena” has proved herself to be a fast and seaworthy sailing boat by […]
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 […]
Antwerp Flyer is an alumimium, seagoing sailing yacht, designed by Ed Dubois (UK), which was launched in 1991. The hull was constructed by Chantiers Navals de Biot (France) and the ship was finished in Belgium. The ship was designed to sail in Northern Seas and has already made trips to Spitsbergen in the Arctic. Antwerp […]
Rona II, an Oyster 68, is one of three vessels operated by the Rona Sailing Project. Rona II was built in 1991 and since then has become one of the hardest working and most resilient Oyster yachts in the world. She has taken more than 7,200 young people sailing, has completed 21 international and three […]
Alba Venturer was designed and built by Oyster Marine Ltd in 1998 and launched in 1999. She has a standard Oyster 70 hull, but is fitted to the Ocean Youth Trust’s specifications for sail training and sails mainly around the west coast of Scotland.
STS “Fryderyk Chopin” is the youngest of the Polish tall ships. It was built between 1990-92 in “Dora” shipyard, in Gdansk, for the “International Class Afloat Foundation” as a brainchild idea of its president, Captain Krzysztof Baranowski, and his close co-worker and deputy, Captain Ziemowit Baranski. The ship was designed by Zygmunt Choren, the author […]
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 […]
Built in1954 in Les Sables-d’Olonne, France at the shipyard Union et Travail. Was operated for years by the group Refuge des Marins in Brittany until the 1980s when it was purchased by Christian and Suzanne de Parada in 1986. Used for sail training with youth.