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Alba Venturer was designed and built by Oyster Marine Ltd in 1998 and launched in 1999. She has a standard Oyster 70 hull, but is fitted to the Ocean Youth Trust’s specifications for sail training and sails mainly around the west coast of Scotland.
Gratitude was built in Porthleven, 1903 as a sailing trawler. She was sold to Sweden in 1932 and to Svenska Kryssarklubbens Seglarskola (the Swedish Cruising Club Sail Training Foundation) in 1957. Since 1959 Gratitude has been sailing with teenage and adult trainees during summer months, and charter with schools and companies during spring and autumn. […]
Construction of Westvind started in March 1913. Shipwright Anders Mattsson built her as a gaff ketch in Kungsviken on the isle Orust on the Swedish west coast. The order came from the fishing team Vestvind of Kalvsund in the Gothenburg northern archipelago. At delivery in 1914, she was equipped with a 20 hk Ideal engine, […]
Sailing ship Eendracht is owned and operated by the Dutch Foundation Stichting Zeilschip EEndracht, which offers active sailing experiences to young people and adults whilst promoting the maritime traditions of the Netherlands as a seagoing nation. As a 55m (excluding bowsprit) three-masted schooner, Eendracht replaced her smaller predecessor Johann Schmidt and was commissioned by H.M. […]
Wyvern av Aalesund was built in Abeking and Rasmussen between 1993 and 1995. She is a true copy of the legendary Wyvern (Colin archer design) built in 1897, Norway. She was built to be a schoolship and became part of the DJS CLipper fleet in Hamburg. Wyvern II A/S bought Wyvern av Aalesund in May 2009 and became […]
Maybe, launched in 1933, was designed for round the world cruising and built by De Vries Lentsch, Amsterdam for Jan Jacob van Rietschoten. She was hidden during the Second World War and afterwards she underwent a complete refit with a new rig. Maybe took part in the first Tall Ships Race in 1956. She sailed […]
Thermopylae Clipper is the latest addition to the Discovery Sailing Project fleet and is based on the River Hamble near Southampton. This legendary yacht is a 60 foot cutter built by Colvic Craft in the UK in 1996 and has a great history. She was designed for the Clipper Round the World race and has […]
The A. J. Meerwald is a Delaware Bay oyster schooner, a distinct vessel that evolved to meet the needs of the local oyster fishery. Launched in 1928, the A. J. Meerwald was one of hundreds of schooners built along South Jersey’s Delaware Bayshore before the decline of the shipbuilding industry that coincided with the Great […]
Built in 1937 at Svenborg in Denmark. Galadriel was originally called Else after the first Captains daughter. She traded as a cargo vessel around the coasts of Denmark and Norway, first as a motor sailer but after 1956 under motor alone. In 1983 she was bought by the Cirdan Trust, extensive stored and re-rigged and […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
“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 […]
Roald Amundsen was built in 1952 in Roblau/Elbe as a NVA tank logger for the former GDR’s National People’s Army. In 1992, the boat builder Detlev L ll and his friends from the society `Learn to Live on Sailing Ships` turned her into a brig as part of a programme against unemployment. Roald Amundsen made […]