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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. […]
SOUTH PASSAGE is a gaff rigged schooner. She was launched on 23 September 1993 and named South Passage after the channel between Moreton and North Stradbroke Islands. Her maiden voyage with 24 students was in December 1993. Since then she has taken over 40,000 students sailing on voyages varying from six hours to seven days.
Vega Gamleby was built in 1909 in Viken, Sweden. She has sailed the Baltic Seas for many years up until a motor was built in the ship in 1932. Until 1937, her home ports were Lerberget and Hoganas. Later, she found her hometown in Skarhamn until 1966. After she was bought by director B. Guthenberg, […]
The vessel TINEKE was built by individual design in 1983 by MOLENMAKER EN MANTEL ship yard in Netherlands. The name of the vessel has not been changed; TINEKE was the name of the vessel’s first owner’s daughter. TINEKE has participated in several international events, such as THE TALL SHIPS RACES, CUTTY SARK andother transatlantic races. […]
Gunilla was built as a motorsailor in the 30’s and used as a cargo vessel until 1997 when she was rebuilt into a 3-masted barque. She has since been active as a sailing college, where social studies students in the age from 16-18 years spend 60 days each year as a part of their education, […]
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.
The Spirit of New Zealand is the Spirit of Adventure Trusts second ship, built in 1986 by Thackwray Yachts Limited and Spirit of Adventure Trust, Auckland. The Spirit of Adventure was the Trusts first ship, and the reason for the Trusts name. The Spirit of New Zealand sails approx 340 days of each year on voyages, […]
Black Diamond of Durham was commissioned in 1972 for her original owner, Lt Cdr Lewis RN, who fitted her out to his own specification and raced her on the south coast. In the early 1990’s, Black Diamond was purchased by the Faramir Trust who stripped and refitted her for sail training. She was used in […]
Koreana (South Korea) is a Topsail Schooner that was launched in 1983 from the Netherlands. This magnificent tall ship sleeps up to 60 passengers and is the only clipper in South Korea used for student sail training. Koreana relocated to the Far East and South Korea in 1995 where she underwent a refurbishment and restoration. […]
For several months of the year the vessel operates sail-training voyages inspired by the frustrations of a blind sea-shanty singer Roman Roczen. The vessel has been adapted into a ‘seeing-eye’ ship with extra safety lines and explanations and diagrams in Braille for the ship’s arrangement, including sail names, line names and their interactions or functions. […]
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 […]
Morgenster was launched in 1919 as a herring lugger “Vrouw Maria” SCH 324 for the fishing company den Dulk. She was built at the shipyard Boot in Alphen. In 1927 she was motorised (200 HP La Meuse) and extended for another 7 meters. There she got her new name “Morgenster”. She continued as a motorised […]
Duet is a wooden gaff rigged yawl. She was built on the River Itchen, Southampton in 1912 and originally called Gaviota. A famous explorer Augustine Courtauld bought her in the 1930’s and renamed her Duet. When he died in 1959, ownership of Duet passed to Augustines son, the Revd Christopher Courtauld who together with Christopher […]
The A. J. Meerwald is a Delaware Bay oyster schooner, a distinct vessel that evolved to meet the needs of the local oyster fishery. Launched in 1928, the A. J. Meerwald was one of hundreds of schooners built along South Jersey’s Delaware Bayshore before the decline of the shipbuilding industry that coincided with the Great […]
Built by hand in Spain between 1980 and 1984, ATYLA is one of the very few handmade wooden-hulled Tall Ships in the world that is still in operation. "ATYLA International Training Ship Foundation" is a not-for-profit organisation registered in Spain. The ship is still owned and operated by the same family who built her over […]
The Caravel ‘Vera Cruz’, the third built by APORVELA on the original Project of the Shipwright Alm Rogerio de Oliveira was aimed to substitute the previous Boa Esperanca which, during the twelve years of service on Sail Training for the trainees of APORVELA, sailed over 60,000 miles on the Atlantic and Mediterranean, visiting ports in […]