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Rupel was built on the banks of the river Rupel by unemployed youngsters and launched in 1996. The project to build this gaffed schooner provided these young people with skills that would help them find jobs more easily. In the summer, Rupel sails the Belgian coastline and takes part in the Tall Ships’ Races and […]
Originally TECLA was built in Vlaardingen, in the south of Holland, as a fishing boat for herrings. Launched under the name of Graaf van Limburg Stirum she fished the Doggersbank for over 10 years. As the fishing fleet shrunk she was sold to Denmark to become a freighter under the name of TECLA. She returned […]
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 […]
The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is the newest addition to America’s Tall Ship fleet, purpose-built for training and education to the highest modern safety standards. She is the first ocean-going full-rigged ship to be built in the US in more than 100 years, equipped with a 130-foot rig, 20 sails, and six miles of rigging! […]
Grossherzogin Elisabeth was built in 1909 as a trading schooner called San Antonio. In 1936, their rig was dismantled and her diesel engine was replaced with a stronger one. She then traded as a motor coaster until 1971 when she was sold to German owners who refitted the rig and reconstructed her to the sail […]
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.
Vegewind is the flagship of Navigator Sail Training e.V. and was built by the long term unemployed who got their vocational training on boat-building at the Aucoop- Bootswerkstatt in Bremen. Navigator sail Training e.V. runs European Youth Exchange Programmes including language training, navigation courses, cultural seminars and tall ships races onboard Vegewind and Stephani. The […]
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. […]
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 […]
The Spirit of South Carolina is dedicated to offering a unique educational platform for the youth of the Palmetto State. The hands-on programs offered aboard are designed to challenge and engage students while promoting responsibility, teamwork, and stewardship for both their community and their environment. Programs are designed around an interdisciplinary curriculum that focuses on […]
Pogoria was built in 1980 for the Iron Shackle Fraternity – a marine educational project which was conceived and founded by Captain Adam Jasser in 1971. The project was later sponsored by the Polish National Television, the TV Magazine “Flying Dutchman”. The current owner and operator of Pogoria is the Sail Training Association Poland. She […]
The James Cook is named after Captain James Cook, RN, FRS, probably one of the greatest sailors, explorers and navigators ever to go to sea, and our boat spends much of her time sailing the North Sea waters where the young Cook learned his sailing skills. A regular in The Tall and Small Ships’ Races […]
Joined our fleet in 2006 from a previous life as a round-the-word racing yacht with BT Global Challenge. Formerly called Samsung, Alba Explorer has been modified to work with young people and adapted for coastal sailing. Alba Explorer is a Challenge 72’ with a Bermudan Sloop rig which means she has a single mast. Alba […]
Jolie Brise is the truly world famous, 24 metre, Gaff Rigged Pilot Cutter. Built in 1913, some of her many claims to fame include: three times overall winner of the Fastnet Race; daring rescue of the crew of the Adriana in the 1932 Newport-Bermuda race; was the last sailing vessel to carry the Royal Mail […]