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- Click “Take a Look” to find out more about an individual vessel, or “Compare” up to three.
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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.
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, […]
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 […]
The U.S. Brig Niagara, home-ported in Erie, Pennsylvania, is a replica of the relief flagship of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. She is the embodiment of the dual mission of the Erie Maritime Museum and the Flagship Niagara League: she is both a historical artifact and a vehicle for sail training, an experiential learning process that […]
The Sail and Life Training Society (SALTS) was founded in 1974 and is a registered charity in Canada and the USA (FORGN tax exempt status in the USA). The Society operates two Tall Ships, Pacific Grace and Pacific Swift, and offers sail training to young people aged 13-25 (as well as Day Sails for all […]
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 […]
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! […]
Eye of the Wind, originally called Friedrich, was built in 1911 in Germany for the South American hide trade. In 1923, she was sold to Sweden and carried general cargo under the name Merry. Three years later her first engine was installed and gradually her rig was reduced and altered to a ketch, but after […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
This flag ship of the Finnish Sail Training fleet represents the centre of youth work combining adventure pursuits under sail. She first took part in the Tall Ships Races in the Baltic in 1992 and has entered several times since. The schooner “Helena” has proved herself to be a fast and seaworthy sailing boat by […]
TS ROYALIST is the Sea Cadets flagship, a training brig that takes twenty-four cadets to sea for six day voyages. The vessel was designed by Acubens, built during 2014 / 2015 at the Spanish shipyard of Astilleros Gondan. The Princess Royal officially named the Marine Society and Sea Cadets’ flagship, TS ROYALIST. The brig design […]
Built in1954 in Les Sables-d’Olonne, France at the shipyard Union et Travail. Was operated for years by the group Refuge des Marins in Brittany until the 1980s when it was purchased by Christian and Suzanne de Parada in 1986. Used for sail training with youth.
The schooner, Johann Smidt, was built in Amsterdam by the Cammenga Shipyard in 1974. She was launched as Eendracht, the first sail training ship for Holland’s Het Zeiland Zeeschip, and took part in many regattas, including previous Tall Ships’ Races and crossed the Atlantic. From the outset she was designed with young people in mind […]