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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 Spirit of South Carolina is dedicated to offering a unique educational platform for the youth of the Palmetto State. The hands-on programs offered aboard are designed to challenge and engage students while promoting responsibility, teamwork, and stewardship for both their community and their environment. Programs are designed around an interdisciplinary curriculum that focuses on […]
Antwerp Flyer is an alumimium, seagoing sailing yacht, designed by Ed Dubois (UK), which was launched in 1991. The hull was constructed by Chantiers Navals de Biot (France) and the ship was finished in Belgium. The ship was designed to sail in Northern Seas and has already made trips to Spitsbergen in the Arctic. Antwerp […]
Merisissi III is owned and run by the Sea Scout Troop from Turku in Finland. She has participated in the Cutty Sark Tall Ships Races in 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000 replacing the wooden Merisissi III which took part in the Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race in 1972.
Grossherzogin Elisabeth was built in 1909 as a trading schooner called San Antonio. In 1936, their rig was dismantled and her diesel engine was replaced with a stronger one. She then traded as a motor coaster until 1971 when she was sold to German owners who refitted the rig and reconstructed her to the sail […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Discovery Sailing Project is the offshore sailing arm of the Docklands Scout Project (DSP). The project was founded in 1971 by the Discovery Committee who ran courses for Scouts and Guides on the RRS Discovery, Captain Scott’s polar exploration ship, when she was moored on the Victoria Embankment in central London. RRS Discovery has […]
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 […]
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 […]
Spirit of Bermuda is a purpose-built sail training vessel based on civilian Bermudian-type schooners built in Bermuda between 1810 and 1840. The original hull shape was adapted from the Bermuda-built Royal Navy “Shamrock” class: fast dispatch / patrol vessels that ran from the Royal Naval Dockyard northwest to Halifax and southwest to Jamaica to contain […]
The sister ship to Alba Explorer and built side-by-side in the same boat yard. Formerly called Stelmar, Alba Endeavour joined OYTS in 2007 and since then has undergone the same modifications. Alba Endeavour’s layout above and below decks is identical to Alba Explorer. Both Alba Explorer and Alba Endeavour are very fast boats and often […]
The sailing vessel BRABANDER which belongs to Klaipeda University was bought from Netherlands in November 2006. The name of the boat has not been changed. S/v BRABANDER is being used for the purposes of student’s training, marine research and tourism. The crew of the boat consists of students, sea cadets and yachts men. S/v BRABANDER […]
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. […]