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Blue Clipper Tall Ship
29/06/17
Highlight Drone Footage from the Rendezvous Sail Boston Event
1 hour 50 min ago
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22/06/17
Oostershelde's Winning Crew Celebrating Victory for Race 3 of the Tall Ships Race from Bermuda to Boston
6 days 20 hours ago
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15/06/17
Latest Stories from the Sea- Grayhound has been a very busy girl, since the start of the season, her cargo trips have been extremely popular and trading under sail is getting the recognition it deserves!
1 week 6 days ago
Grayhound Grayhound has been a very busy girl, since the start of the season, her cargo trips have been extremely popular and trading under sail is getting the recognition it deserves!  So far, she has sailed over from Brittany with a ship laden with 8 tonnes cargo. The crew have offloaded wine on t...
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05/06/17
El Nino - Last Chance - Private Charter - New for 2018
3 weeks 2 days ago
*/ El Nino Picton Castle Revised Schedule The observant of you will notice that the voyage dates, leg lengths and prices have changed since the Circumnavigation was first announced. The change is because of the forecast change to global weather patterns, to take account of the expected El Nino co...
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15/05/17
Summer Sizzlers 2017 and 2018
1 month 2 weeks ago
*/ Save £400 Now Only £495! Passage Making from Cornwall to Scotland Join an epic voyage on board historic Brixham Sailing Trawler Leader as she embarks on her West Coast Adventure. This is a perfect trip for those who enjoy extended time at sea, who may want to build up their sea miles, or just...
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26/04/17
Win a Voyage in Iceland
2 months 3 days ago
Iceland Competition has been Won The winner Marilyn Heffernan will be off to join Tecla in Iceland in June. The prize is worth €1260 for anyone over 25 or €1070 if you are aged 18 to 25.   You can only enter on our Facebook Page   Iceland is the destination for 2017. The winner will sail on tall shi...
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25/04/17
Grayhound Extraordinary Testimonial.
2 months 4 days ago
Grayhound, enjoy. Dear Marcus and Freya, my passage with you was inspiring, thought provoking, and just basically wonderful. You have created a great ship and a great business, and I know enough of boats and of people to be very respectful of what you have achieved. It was a pleasure to sail alongsi...
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24/04/17
Picton Castle World Voyage - A Perspective on Prices
2 months 5 days ago
The Pricing of an Adventure Since we officially announced the 7th Round The World Voyage on Picton Castle, a lot of people, including every member of staff in the Classic Sailing Office, have said they would be off over the blue horizon on the ship in October if they could afford it....but there in...
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07/04/17
Leader's 125th Birthday Bash
2 months 3 weeks ago
Leader's 125th Birthday Bash The 1892-built vessel, which forms part of the UK National Historic Fleet, a status that ranks her alongside the likes of HMS Victory and the Cutty Sark, will be heading up the river Dart to sail past the site where she was built at WA Gibbs’ yard, Galmpton. Those on boa...
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31/03/17
Did the Flemish Horse have a Bone in her Teeth?
3 months 1 hour ago
*/ Did the Flemish Horse have a Bone in her Teeth?+ New Jobs and News Stories Did the Flemish Horse have a Bone in her Teeth? The Flemish Horse is a part of the rigging on the yard arm of a square rigged tall ship. It's the foot rope on the outer end of a yard, Finn is standing on one...
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Americas Cup Ben Ainsley
07/03/17
Tall Ship Sailing & the America's Cup in Bermuda
3 months 3 weeks ago
Ever wanted to combine some traditional tall ship sailing with a modern foiled catamaran? Now's your chance! An Epic Combination Voyage One Tall Ship Race Two Tall Ship Voyages Three America's Cup Race Days Includes Tall Ship Race Preparation, Free B&B During the America's Cup, Tall Ship Race t...
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Tecla sailing in Iceland- Sail with blue skies and mountains with sea scape
23/02/17
Hygge At Sea - Iceland - Photography - Families - Wildlife
4 months 5 days ago
How Not to Blow All Your Money in Iceland The rugged 800 mile ring road around Iceland has become a classic road trip for nature lovers, Russian motorbikers, camper vans and 4 wheel drive hire cars. The ice and fire scenery is free, flights to Iceland are now cheap.... but petrol, car hire, alcohol,...
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02/02/17
Latest Photo Blog- Melissa's Favourite Places to Visit in Scotland, Sail with her on Pilot Cutter Agnes this Summer and Explore the UK's Finest Sailing Grounds
4 months 3 weeks ago
My Favourite Scottish Anchorages and places to visit I have sailed for three summers up on the West Coast of Scotland initially with Gordonstoun on their sail training boat Ocean Spirit of Moray, and then for two years on Eda Frandsen. It always had the ability to take my breath away with amazing sa...
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16/01/17
11th Pilot Cutter Review May 2017
5 months 1 week ago
11th Annual Classic Sailing Pilot Cutter Review 2017 18th  to 21st May 2017 Programme   Day 1 - Thursday 18th  May 2017 Social Event 1 Opening evening in Fowey – Prime Cellars only for Review Participants and invited guests.  Day 2 - Friday 19th May 2017 Passage Passage from Fowey to St Mawes – Star...
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10/01/17
Greenland 2017 - Hardcore Sea Voyage or Fjord Iceberg Dodging?
5 months 2 weeks ago
Greenland 2017 – Two Very Different Arctic Adventures Demand for Greenland voyages has never been higher and Classic Sailing now has 4 sailing ships exploring East Greenland in 2017, so what is the attraction? We think Greenland is HOT right now for 3 reasons: Global warming – Wildlife Programmes an...
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01/01/17
New 2018 Antarctica Voyage on Europa
5 months 4 weeks ago
Europa Antarctica Voyage 7 Feb to 28 Feb 2018 Hot News: Just announced - A Special Photography Voyage to Antarctica. This very special Antarctica voyage is aimed at people who have an keen interest in photography. All sailing and wildlife expeditions on bark EUROPA involve a 'hands on'  adventure  h...
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29/12/16
Big Sailing Dreams: “I would love to, but……”
6 months 1 day ago
Big Sailing Dreams: “I would love to, but……” Countless big travel dreams are easily dashed by lack of a big enough ‘holiday slot’ and money….but hang on, the solution to both these obstacles is related. If you can give yourself enough lead in time almost anything is possible. We want to fill you wit...
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12/12/16
Best Nautical Gifts - Short Breaks and Gift Vouchers
6 months 2 weeks ago
Best Nautical Gifts Which Christmas present will you still remember in five years time? We often know the sort of experience which would make a special friend or relative jump for joy, but they don’t often fall into the affordable gift category. At Classic Sailing we have added more and more worldwi...
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02/12/16
Free Handmade Beanie by Skipper Jannette when you book a voyage with Tecla in December!
6 months 4 weeks 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
7 months 2 weeks 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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