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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 […]
Valborg was built 1948 in Porvoo, Southern Finland, to serve as a cargo vessel and carried mostly sand and timber between Finnish ports. After she retired in the early 70’s Valborg was fully renovated and became a sail training ship for scouts. Today the ship is owned by Valborg LTD. Nowadays Valborg serves as […]
Picton Castle was one of five similar trawlers built by Cochrane’s in Selby, all named after British castles. (The actual Picton Castle in Wales is still standing.) The other “castle” ships have all been taken out of service. Picton Castle went through World War II as a mine sweeper in the British Royal Navy. In […]
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 Dutch sailing vessel Wylde Swan is a ship built for speed. She started life as a motor vessel in the 1920’s and brought fresh herring from the fishing grounds to markets ashore. Her slender hull is reminiscent of the large schooner yachts of the 1900 era. Wylde Swan is the largest two-mast topsail schooner […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Morning Star Trust has been taking people safely to sea under sail for over 25 years. Annually, we offer a fixed programme for individuals to join as well as block bookings for groups. We operate two yachts, Morning Star of Revelation (a 62ft Gaff Ketch)and our training yacht Dayspring a 36ft Bermudan sloop). We specialise […]
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 […]
Atlantica was built in Skagen, Denmark, 1981 as a sail training vessel. Atlantica was built basically on the lines of Gratitude. Since 1982 Atlantica has been sailing with teenage and adult trainees during Summer months, and with schools and companies during Spring and Autumn. Svenska Kryssarklubbens Seglarskola (The Swedish Cruising Club Sail Training […]
The FAR Barcelona, a Norwegian jakt, was built in 1874 and restored at the EL FAR Consortium’s shipyard as part of a project to offer professional training in maritime trades. Thanks to financing from the City of Barcelona, the regional Catalan government, the provincial council of Barcelona, the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the […]
Owned by the Jubilee Sailing Trust, LORD NELSON, named after the famous British Admiral is the first of their two vessels, both of which are the only tall ships in the world that have been purpose designed and built to enable able-bodied and physically disabled people to sail side by side and share the adventure […]
TENACIOUS is the largest wooden tall ship of her kind in the world. The innovative wood epoxy laminate build started in 1996 with a team made up of skilled designers, engineers, shipwrights and fitters. These were supplemented by a volunteer force of over 1500 able bodied and disabled people who came on working shorewatch holidays […]