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ALEXANDER von HUMBOLDT II has been sailing the high seas since 2011. Like its predecessor ALEXANDER von HUMBOLDT, ALEX-2 is a civilian squarerigger offering tall ship voyages for everyone, regardless of previous experience. All you need is an open mind and a spirit of adventure! ALEXANDER von HUMBOLDT II has been built with a traditional […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
PELICAN OF LONDON is unique among Square Riggers. Her hull form was derived from the elite French clippers of the late 19th century, with a length to breadth ratio of 5:1, a flared bow, fine entry and run. A long poop deck has been added which provides exceptional space and comfort for worldwide operation. Her […]
IRIS formerly called GEEJE van URK. IRIS was built in 1916 as a fine example of the last generation of sailing luggers. She fished for herring on The North Sea up to the Shetlands Isles. In 1929 she received her first engine and was converted into a commercial trading vessel. Than based in Denmark she sailed […]
LOA was built as a three-masted schooner in Svendborg, Denmark in 1922 – and restored as a barquentine in Aalborg, Denmark 2004-09. The vessel is owned by the Danish sail training trust, Tall Ship Aalborg Fonden. The home port is Aalborg, host of the Tall Ships’ Races in 1999, 2004, 2010, and again in 2015. LOA […]
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. […]
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 […]
Gratitude was built in Porthleven, 1903 as a sailing trawler. She was sold to Sweden in 1932 and to Svenska Kryssarklubbens Seglarskola (the Swedish Cruising Club Sail Training Foundation) in 1957. Since 1959 Gratitude has been sailing with teenage and adult trainees during summer months, and charter with schools and companies during spring and autumn. […]
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.
“SANTA MARIA MANUELA” (SMM) is a four masted gaff schooner initially launched in 1937, built by Companhia Uniao Fabril, in Lisbon. She began operating in cod fishing being one of the most beautiful vessels of the so famous Portuguese White Fleet. In 1993, due to obsolescence, she was abated to the fishing fleet, being partially […]
Excelsior is a Lowestoft Smack which was built in 1921 to fish in the North Sea in all weathers as one of a fleet of 300 similar vessels. She was fully restored in 1989 to maintain her tough construction and is now a regular competitor in major maritime events, having taken part in the Cutty […]
Merisusi is a Swan 43 and was built in Pietarsaari, Finland in 1971 and is owned by the Finnish Sea Scout Troop “Auran Tahti Pojat” (ATP – which is one of the oldest scout troops and was established in 1917). She replaced the ATPs previous vessel and has been used for educational purposes ever since. […]
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 […]
Challenge Wales originally raced around the world, twice, in the Global Challenge Yacht Race before being used for sail training. Sailing with up to 18 people on board, she has taken part in Tall Ships Races and Regattas, Small Ships Races, and undertakes sail training activities predominantly around Wales, Ireland and the South Coast of […]