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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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The ship was built in the Netherlands in 1958 as ocean going fishing vessel. She was fishing for years in the North Atlantic. Atlantic Ocean Co Ltd from Merseyside bought the ship and named her Atlantic. She was registered in Fleetwood and fishing under the Red Ensign. After 14 years experience with commercial sailing ships […]
Young Endeavour was a gift from the United Kingdom to the Government and people of Australia to mark the Bicentenary in 1988. Construction began on the ship in May 1986 in Lowestoft, England and on 3 August 1987 she began the long voyage to Australia with a crew which included 24 young people from Britain […]
THALASSA was originally built in 1980 in Harlingen, Holland, but after she sank in 1985 was bought by Arnold Hilkema and Jacob Dan who totally rebuilt and refitted her. She was relaunched in 1995. 2004 was the first year she competed in The Tall Ships Races.
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 […]
The ‘Oosterschelde’ is one of the very few truly historical ships left in the world. She was built in the Netherlands in 1917 at the order of the Rotterdam shipping company HAAS and is the last remaining representative of the large fleet of schooners that sailed under the Dutch flag at the beginning of the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Stina Mari is an 18 ton gaff rigged vessel which was built in 1987 in Hardanger, Norway. Although the hull is slightly modified compared to the original drawings from 1902, the overall hull design is based on a cruiser design by the famous and legendary Norwegian designer of sail rescue and pilot vessels, Mr. Colin […]
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, […]
The rescue ship “Bryza” was built in 1952 in Puck. For years the vessel served rescue ship operating company. In 1983, the new owner Waldemar Heisler rebuilt the vessel on a sailing yacht. Then the name of the ship was extended with the letter H, the initials of the name of the owner. This yacht […]
The 60ft two-masted schooner Adventure Wales, formerly named Ocean Venture, was built for adventure and over the years she has circumnavigated the world, won First in Class in the famous Round the Island Race, raced in numerous transatlantic activities (including the ARC) and taken part in the international Tall Ships Races. More recently she has been used […]
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 […]
Esprit is a cold moulded wooden boat with a modern schooner rig, gaff fore and Bermuda main. She was built at the Bremer Bootsbau Vegesack GmbH (BBV) Shipyard in Bremen in 1995 and honoured in 1997 for her work promoting international understanding sailing with 50:50 German and English crew, winning the Cutty Sark Trophy. Since […]
STS Kapitan Borchardt is a three-masted gaff-rigged schooner constructed in 1918, in the Netherlands, as an oceanic cargo ship. Over the years ‘Nora’ (launching name) was frequently renamed and when she arrived at the Polish coast she was called ‘Najaden’. In 1934 a crash with Pinguin – Dutch offshore motor ship – took place on […]