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After the Cutty Sark Tall Ships’ Races in 1990, a group of liaison officers from La Coruna, who were all sailors, were so taken with the philosophy of the races and the sail training experience they decided to charter a boat and race themselves. This group ran the Liaison Office when the Cutty Sark Tall […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Pride of Baltimore II is a reproduction of an 1812-era Baltimore Clipper. For nearly three decades, she has served to promote historical maritime education, foster economic development and tourism for Baltimore and Maryland, and represent the people of Maryland in ports throughout the world. Since her commissioning in 1988, Pride of Baltimore II has sailed […]
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. […]
Florette was built in one of the most famous shipyards of Italy, the Picchiotti shipyard. The Picchiotti shipyard can be traced back to the 16th century in Limite sull’Arno, Empoli. The shipyard later expanded to Viareggio among other places, where it became one of the most important pillars in the Italian ship building industry. The […]
The Discovery Sailing Project is the offshore sailing arm of the Docklands Scout Project (DSP). The project was founded in 1971 by the Discovery Committee who ran courses for Scouts and Guides on the RRS Discovery, Captain Scott’s polar exploration ship, when she was moored on the Victoria Embankment in central London. RRS Discovery has […]
Kaliakra was built at the Gdansk Shipyard, Poland, in 1984 and is owned by Bulgarian Maritime Training Centre. The ship was specially designed for the training and qualification of students from the Maritime Academy in Varna – the future officers of the Bulgarian merchant fleet. The ship has participated on many occasions in a number […]
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 […]
Sister-ships Ocean Scout and Offshore Scout are purpose built, well equipped, Oyster 49 ketches. They operate from the east coast UK port of Ipswich, sailing weekend or longer cruises with crews of up to 11 young people from all backgrounds. Adventures Offshore is a charitable trust and has been offering safe sail training since 1964. […]
The Dutch sailing vessel Wylde Swan is a ship built for speed. She started life as a motor vessel in the 1920’s and brought fresh herring from the fishing grounds to markets ashore. Her slender hull is reminiscent of the large schooner yachts of the 1900 era. Wylde Swan is the largest two-mast topsail schooner […]
Having begun life as a cargo ship transporting sugar from the West Indies as well as cocoa and coffee from Brazil and French Guiana to Nantes in France, the tall ship Belem is now over 120 years old, with a history that also includes becoming a private yacht for Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster […]
“Christian Radich” is one of Norway’s well known sailing ambassadors. The ship functioned as a sail training ship from the start in 1937 to 1998. During the last decade, Christian Radich served as a school ship for the Norwegian Navy, and she is still a school ship for maritime students in winter. During the summer […]