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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 […]
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 […]
The STS Leeuwin II is Western Australia’s own Tall Ship based in Fremantle WA. The Leeuwin is a three-masted barquentine. It was built to a design by local naval architect Len Randell by Australian Shipbuilding Industries Pty Ltd (now BAE Systems Australia) and launched on 2 August 1986 as sail training ship. It is operated […]
The Alexa is a type of a Danish Haikutter. This particular hull shape was built around 1900 to 1940 in Denmark with over 9,000 pieces. She belongs with the year of construction 1938 rather to the last representatives of this kind and is solid boatbuilding work: On the continuous beech keel one put oak frames, […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The organisation which is based in Ockero – Sweden operates both Astrid Finne and Hawila. Astrid Finne is crewed with scouts and young Swedish students. The design is a ‘Colin Archer’.
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.
S/Y Gigi was built in 1996 by Nautor Swan in Jacobstad, Finland. She has been sailing mainly in the Mediterranean Sea and around the British Isles, but has also crossed the Atlantic and sailed in the Caribbean. As of 2010 S/Y Gigi is owned by the foundation Navigare Necesse Est. Her home port is Halleviksstrand […]
The ‘Merrilyn’ is a 65ft schooner with special features to assist those with disabilities and is operated by the Rona Sailing Project as a sail training vessel.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Tall Ships Challenger Fleet yachts are 22 metre (72 foot) steel hulls built in 2000 and designed to race around the world ‘’the wrong way’’ (against prevailing wind and tide), so are exceptionally strong and seaworthy. There are four yachts in the Challenger fleet and they are operated by the Tall Ships Youth Trust. […]