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Gratia was built in Cowes on the Isle of Wight in 1900. She was originally built as a private yacht and has had several owners and names such as Cinderella. Gratia was donated by the Stiftelsen Svenska Kryssarklubbens Segarskola (the Swedish Sail Training Foundation) by a ship owner Einar Hansson in 1964. Gratia has since […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Prolific was built in 2005, as a tribute to the herring-fishing vessels in operation along the Norwegian coast during the 19th century. The ship is a hybrid of historic design and modern-day construction. Most recently, she has been used for sail training with young people in Norway. Ocean Youth Trust South purchased Prolific in 2015 […]
Aurantytto serves as a training vessel for the Girl Sea Scout Troop Auran Tytot – her homeport is Turku, Finland. She is 17m high and her areas of operation are throughout the Baltic Sea. The troop purchased Aurantytto in2017 as a celebration of the troop’s 100th birthday, replacing the old training vessel. Aurantytto was built […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]