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02/12/16
Free Handmade Beanie by Skipper Jannette when you book a voyage with Tecla in December!
3 days 2 hours ago
Historic Gaff Ketch Tecla Historic Gaff Ketch Tecla have a very special offer for you, book a voyage this December on Tecla for 2017 and skipper Jannette will knit your very own unique beanie. Choose from North Sea mile-builders between Amsterdam and Ullapool in Scotland. Trips out of Ullapool explo...
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11/11/16
Sailing Across the Channel Delivering Cargo on Grayhound
3 weeks 2 days ago
A Trip of Firsts It’s not everyday that you deliver cargo under sail across the channel, nor everyday that you sail in the company of dolphins as they leap in the bow wave. This trip was to be one of firsts, leaving me inspired and in awe of the ship, the wonderful owners and the incredible ethos at...
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22/09/16
Adam sails on Morgenster. Yeehi!
2 months 1 week ago
Adam sails on Morgenster – Yeehi! Goteborg Tall Ships Regatta I was lucky to join Morgenster in brilliant sunshine at the end of a North Sea Tall Ships Race. The last night fireworks display was a great welcome and the following day we set off heading towards London. This was my first, but not to b...
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04/09/16
Kanata - Cuba - 2017 Tall Ships Races - Extra Voyages
3 months 1 day ago
We’ve added extra Autumn, Winter & 2017 voyages but they’re filling quicker than ever before. Book NOW to guarantee your place.   Kanata - Cuba - 2017 Tall Ships Races - Extra Voyages   Cuba Cuba, how long will it remain a time warped in the 1950’s? Probably not long once the US $ starts to gath...
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08/08/16
Tecla is proud to announce she is not only going back to Iceland but to Greenland as well.
3 months 4 weeks ago
HOT OFF THE PRESS - Tecla is going back to Iceland in 2017....and she has a 22 day expedition to East Greenland too. NEW TECLA 2017 PROGRAMME http://www.classic-sailing.co.uk/schedules/tecla This beautiful Images of Tecla in Iceland this summer are by Spanish sailor Maria Cerrudo....and this is what...
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22/07/16
Take our nine question quiz to find out which ship is calling you.
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09/07/16
New Antarctica Voyages 2017 -2018. Our most Popular Voyages Ever.
4 months 4 weeks ago
Voyages to Antarctica in 2016 - 17 have been full since September 2015. View Antarctica Voyages 2017 - 2018   Please keep in mind the following notes for the booking of the Antarctica voyages: Bookings will be required by July 11th 2016 at 10am British Summer Time on a first come first served basis....
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05/07/16
How to Identify Tall Ships
5 months 3 days ago
How to Identify Tall Ship Types, Square Riggers and Clipper Ships.24 Full Colour Photos.15 Types of shipsParts of Ship What are Tall Ships, Square Riggers and Clipper Ships?What the words mean and how they came about.Name those sails and masts - fully illustrated diagram.Types of ShipFully Rigg...
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30/06/16
Eve for Sale 2016
5 months 1 week ago
Eve of St Mawes is for Sale. Eve of St Mawes has introduced over 3500 people to the joys of pilot cutter sailing. Adam and Debbie have been skippering her for 20 seasons. Its time for someone else to have the fun. Eve of St Mawes is now up for sale with Wooden Ships as our chosen specialist broker f...
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29/06/16
Becky's Blog- Exploring the Hebrides on a Brixham Trawler, Fingal’s Cave, Puffin Therapy, Boat Hopping Otter and Island Life
5 months 1 week ago
  Oban Bound It might seem a little nuts to drive from Cornwall to Oban, especially as the entire trip would equate to 1200 miles of driving. There are no regrets though as once past Glasgow, the scenery began to dramatically change and I was soon in awe of the snow topped peaks standing tall beside...
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09/06/16
7 Things you only get by sailing
5 months 4 weeks ago
1 New experiences you can’t get on land 2 Meeting new people without any pressures 3 Feel the world is in the palm of your hand 4 Slow your life to the pace of sea and tides 5 You’re Free No Phones No Wi-Fi No stress 6 Blending of feelings with the sea and nature 7 Every voyage is differ...
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02/06/16
Classic Sailing Pilot Cutter Review 2016 Results and Summary
6 months 6 days ago
Classic Sailing Pilot Cutter Review 2016 Results and Summary   Thursday Evening 26th May The Review started at Prime Cellars in Fowey on Thursday evening at the end of what had been a lovely day. But the rain started and carried on. Thanks to William and Arnie for hosting the evening in their magnif...
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23/05/16
What Makes a Good Expedition Voyage
6 months 2 weeks ago
photo: Draken Viking Ship Expedition from Norway to Greenland 2016 - Maybe an extreme example? What Makes a Good Expedition Voyage (and some of our best Expeditions this Summer) We call some of our voyages ‘expeditions’ but what does Classic Sailing mean by this label? More importantly, is it the ty...
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23/05/16
2016 Classic Sailing Pilot Cutter Review this Weekend- Everyone Welcome.
6 months 2 weeks ago
2016 Classic Sailing Pilot Cutter Review- Everyone Welcome.  Join your host Classic Sailing for their tenth Pilot Cutter Review this May Bank Holiday, come and watch this spectacular event as a fleet of classic, historical and beautiful wooden boats assemble in Fowey on Friday 27th May, setting sail...
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10/05/16
Read our latest blog post: A Weekend on Bessie Ellen
6 months 4 weeks ago
  Full Bessie Ellen Voyage Schedule  Well, what can I say- one weekend spent on Bessie Ellen was eye opening. Learning the ropes, working as a team and marveling at the craftsmanship which has made this wooden beauty such a pleasure to spend time on, was just a small part of my wonderful weekend. Be...
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21/04/16
£50 Reward
7 months 2 weeks ago
£50 Reward    Wanted photos like this one. Must contain people of both sexes helming a tall ship with other tall ships in the background on a sunny day. £50 Amazon Gift voucher for the best we can use and £25.00 for any others we wish to use.  You must be able to give us permission to use the...
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31/03/16
Sail in May - Changing Holiday Habits
8 months 1 week ago
Be Different - Take a Holiday in May Why are we so obsessed with going on holiday at conventional times of year?  If you want sunshine to lift the soul, the tingling thrill of dipping your body in the ocean and an early sailing fix then look at May as a month of surprising possibilities. Landlubbers...
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19/03/16
Learn to Sail the Old Way
8 months 3 weeks ago
Bits enjoyed most - "getting involved, learning sailing, meeting the other guests and crew, delicious meals, scenery, wonderful anchorages overnight, watching wildlife, climbing mast and bowsprit and steering." Anne S. June 2011 Learn to sail the old way. No need to worry about previous experience o...
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03/03/16
National Book Day - Adam's favourite 'Master and Commander' Patrick O'Brian
9 months 1 week ago
National Book Day - Adam's favourite 'Master and Commander' by Patrick O'Brian This is both by favourite book but also the film that has the full tittle of ‘Master and Commander the Far Side of the World’ 2003 starring Russell Crowe. It is the first in a series of over 20 books based on two characte...
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02/03/16
Welcome Becky
9 months 1 week ago
Welcome Becky Two weeks ago I moved from the bright city lights and hustle of Brighton, to be Classic Sailings newest and very proud employee. I will be helping to deliver your unique sailing holidays and hoping to keep you all updated on my adventures in a brand new online blog.  My love for sailin...
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