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Tall Ships Regatta Falmouth 31st August 2014
13 hours 34 min ago
Tall Ships Regatta Falmouth 31st August 2014 A glorious day watching the Parade of Sail down the Carrick Roads and out into Falmouth Bay. This is a small selection of iPhone photos, more to come. I, Adam, took these whilst on Agnes for the whole day and we were right at the start line as they got un...
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Save in Many Ways
2 weeks 5 days ago
*/ */ */ Save in Many Ways Amazing Sailing this Autumn The waters are warm, The seas are clear, The crowds have gone away, The sky is intense the weather dramatic. Warm water lingers long in Cornwall, were its mild weather has seen people sunbathing on Christmas Day. The s...
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Hookpod a Great way to Help Save Albatross
3 weeks 4 days ago
Top photo is a Sooty Alabatross, photo by Debbie Purser on South Georgia Hookpods catch fish, not birds. There's no ocean waste and fishermen save money. All the Details on Kickstarter The Hookpod is a new fisheries invention that’s small in size, big in innovation and has huge implications for sa...
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1 month 3 days ago
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Three Masted Lugger Grayhound Comes Home
1 month 3 weeks ago
Three Masted Lugger Grayhound Comes Home We catch up with the last 20 000 miles of this adventurous charter vessel run by Marcus, Freya, and their three year old son Malachi, as they return to Cornwall this week after nearly a year away. There will be a certain amount of 're-grouping' and catching u...
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Introductory Welcome Offer on Tecla
1 month 4 weeks ago
Welcome to Tecla. We are very happy that Tecla has joined our fleet of tall ships. She is an amazing vessels having sailed around the world 2013 to 2014. We are full of admiration for her achievement which includes crossing the Pacific and sailing around Cape Horn. She is small but rugged and has an...
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Eda Frandsen Announce Their 2015 Sailing Programme
2 months 3 weeks ago
The Boat that is Always Full - Understanding the magic of Eda Frandsen in Scotland Way up North in her summer base of Mallaig, Eda Frandsen guest crews are having an awesome time.  This is the second season for this powerful 56ft gaff cutter under new ownership and the bookings speak for themselves....
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£315 Price reduction for epic voyage - Stornoway to Oban, possibly via St Kilda
3 months 5 days ago
FREE FERRY TICKETS Crew joining Bessie Ellen voyages starting in Barra or Stornoway in the Summer of 2014, will receive a full refund of your CALMAC ferry ticket for foot passengers on production of your receipt on board Bessie Ellen. The tickets start from about £15.00 Summer Expedition to the Out...
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New Skipper for Provident: Lara Caine
3 months 2 weeks ago
Lara Caine is Provident's NEW Skipper Congratulations to Lara Caine and her new command. Former Eve of St Mawes skipper Lara has officially been announced Provident's new skipper in 2014. We think she is only the second full time female skipper of this powerful Brixham Trawler. There is a fine tradi...
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Eda Frandsen in Scotland
4 months 5 days ago
I have just fallen in love all over again after returning from a fantastic sailing adventure on the Eda Frandsen, from Falmouth to Mallaig, totalling 550 miles, over 9 days. The voyage is really one of two parts – The Irish Sea and the West Coast of Scotland. Throughout, wildlife and scenery were i...
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Grayhound over the ocean
5 months 4 days ago
Post by Grayhound Lugger Sailing. Grayhound Lugger Sailing. Atlantic Sunset Half Price Atlantic Voyage on tall ship Grayhound Saturday 26th April from Antigua to Saturday 24th May in Horta, Azores.   Less than £50 a day – that’s 28 days for £1330.   It’s a real pleasure to sail on Grayhound, wri...
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What’s a really bad name for a Ship?
5 months 1 week ago
Odd Names for tall ships and wooden boats. There have been about 13,000 recorded names of ships in the British Navy including vessels with the names of flowers such as Daisy, Pansy and Poppy. The US Navy has named some ships after towns in Alaska but at the height of the Cold War removed these names...
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Two Boats One Great Sailing Holiday.
5 months 2 weeks ago
Two Boats One Great Sailing Holiday. Agnes and Bessie Ellen are sailing together this Easter Week. Whichever you join you will also be able to sail on the other. In the evenings Bessie Ellen and Agnes will raft up together and everyone will eat together on Bessie Ellen. On Agnes you sail with her bu...
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The Rhythms of Ocean Sailing.
5 months 2 weeks ago
The Rhythms of Ocean Sailing. There is the rhythm of the sea, the rhythm of the ships motion, the rhythm of your watch times, the rhythm of meals, the rhythm of clouds and the rhythm of the day and night. A lot of this experience is the absence of the pressures of life ashore, no phones, no emails,...
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Adam's Atlantic Cod Recipe
5 months 2 weeks ago
Adam’s Atlantic Cod Recipe This is one of my favourite meals, it is really delicious.You’ll need some Atlantic cod, chilli peppers, fresh oranges, potatoes, mayonnaise, mustard and cress or rocket and some white wine! Don’t drink all the wine before serving as you need some in the amazing sauce. Ful...
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Demand Performance
6 months 1 week ago
Demand Performance Due to the popular demand of our 24hr taster voyage in May, we have added an extra one! Enjoy two days sailing plus one night on board the last of the trading ketches in one of Cornwall’s remote anchorages famed for smugglers. Try your hand at steering, navigating and hauling on r...
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A Life Less Ordinary
6 months 3 weeks ago
Article in Classic Boat Magazine - February 2014 We were thrilled to be featured in February issue of Classic Boat Magazine. The story by Nigel Sharp, explains how Classic Sailing came about and how it has grown over the years. A Life Less Ordinary When Adam and Debbie Purser met they had a shared a...
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Grayhound Across the Atlantic
6 months 3 weeks ago
During the 2013 Christmas – New Year 2014 holiday season I sailed across the Atlantic on Grayhound I a truly remarkable voyage. I have written a small fully illustrated article on the voyage which you can read in full here. Grayhound Across the Atlantic
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Debbie's End of Year Blog
8 months 1 week ago
Skippers Look Back at 2013: What Brought You The Greatest Joy This Year ? I stole some of these life coaching questions from Psychologies Magazine but somehow they put it all into perspective amongst all the dross that gets chucked at us. What made you laugh uncontrollably in 2013 ?   Name three mom...
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Around Cape Horn on Three Tall Ships
8 months 2 weeks ago
The Quests We Set Ourselves – All for a gold earing ? A hugely significant log entry to the three ships crews that have just sailed across the Pacific and around Cape Horn on Europa, Tecla and Oosterschelde, but can any of the rest of us understand why they did it ? The Last Grain Race it is not. Th...
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