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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.

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Sailing ship Eendracht is owned and operated by the Dutch Foundation Stichting Zeilschip EEndracht, which offers active sailing experiences to young people and adults whilst promoting the maritime traditions of the Netherlands as a seagoing nation. As a 55m (excluding bowsprit) three-masted schooner, Eendracht replaced her smaller predecessor Johann Schmidt and was commissioned by H.M. […]

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La Grace is a replica of a historical tall-ship from the 18th century which will sail the Seven Seas as the original ship did some 300 hundred years ago. The aim of the project is to give all the interested people an opportunity to sail a historical ship under the naval craft training program and […]

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Faramir, a Ketch with a length of 22.35m and a breadth of 5.26m, was designed by Marine Architect David Cannell in 1982, specifically for use as a sail training vessel for an organisation called Shaftsbury Homes & Arethusa, from where she gained her name, ‘Arethusa’. In 2002, after many years of service, during which she […]

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Wyvern av Aalesund was built in Abeking and Rasmussen between 1993 and 1995. She is a true copy of the legendary Wyvern (Colin archer design) built in 1897, Norway.   She was built to be a schoolship and became part of the DJS CLipper fleet in Hamburg.   Wyvern II A/S bought Wyvern av Aalesund in May 2009 and became […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Built in the late Captain Fuller’s backyard on the Ottawa River between 1979 and 1982, the 110 foot (33.5 metre) Brigantine has sailed the oceans of the world, logged over 150,000 nautical miles (280,000 kilometres), and has put over 2,000 trainees through her program in the last 20 years.

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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. […]

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Statsraad Lehmkuhl is a three-masted steel barque, built in 1914 in Bremerhaven, Germany as a training ship for the German merchant navy and originally called Grossherzog Friedrich August. She was used as a stationary school ship in Germany for most of the First World War, becoming a trophy of war at the end of the […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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STA Stavros S Niarchos was commissioned and built by the Sail Training Association in 2000 as one of two new brigs to replace the schooners Malcolm Miller and Sir Winston Churchill, which have taken young people on sail training voyages for over thirty years. STA Stavros S. Niarchos is the first new tall ship built […]

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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 […]

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