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05/02/16
Melissa William's is Eve's New Skipper
2 days 12 min ago
  At Classic Sailing we are thrilled to welcome back Melissa Williams as skipper for our pilot cutter ‘Eve of St Mawes’ in 2016. For the last two years Melissa has been the mate and occasional relief skipper on 56ft cutter Eda Frandsen. With owner/skipper James and cooks like Mhairi and Chloe they m...
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14/01/16
Costa Rica Unique Exploration by Land and Sea
3 weeks 2 days ago
Costa Rica Unique Exploration by Land and Sea Based on Tall Ship Tenacious you can put two voyages together. So what? Well there is a gap of two full days between the voyages while you are in Puerto Caldera. You get two days B&B for FREE So you can explore this fascinating country from the land...
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03/01/16
How to sail for FREE
1 month 4 days ago
How to sail for FreeWhat do you want to sail? Dinghies, Yachts, or Tall ShipsDinghies = EasyDinghies are the easiest to sail for free, they can be found near many towns where there is sea, lakes or reservoirs. Look for your local sailing club online and get in touch.In the UK the Royal Yachting Asso...
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17/12/15
Last of the Winter Hot Stuff
1 month 3 weeks ago
Last of the Winter 'Hot Stuff' News Article date 16-12-15 A few months ago we thought our website had the best choice of Winter Voyages Classic Sailing have ever been able to offer with six ships working through Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb and five of them sailing in hot places without icebergs.  Unfortunate...
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15/12/15
Captain's Choice - Legendary Voyages for 2016
1 month 3 weeks ago
The Stuff of Legends - Our Insiders Guide to Epic Voyages 2016  You know a voyage is going to be ‘the stuff legends are made of’ when there are professional sailors and captains from other traditional vessels are clamouring to get aboard for their own holiday.  Here is our insider’s guide to what ma...
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10/11/15
Arctic Sailing Choices - Greenland or Spitsbergen this summer ?
2 months 4 weeks ago
High Arctic Sailing Choices this Summer – Greenland or Spitsbergen ? Classic Sailing now offer quite a range of high latitude sailing on expedition tall ships in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. If you are trying to decide between Antarctica or the Arctic then see our next News Article....
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16/10/15
The Old New Way - Cargo Voyages on Grayhound
3 months 3 weeks ago
The Old New Way - Cargo Voyages on Grayhound  Grayhound’s magic synergy. Sometimes a ship, its owners and the voyages they do just come together and it feels right for everyone. Grayhound, Freya, Marcus and cargo carrying is that perfect mix of interests and aspirations coming together to do voyage...
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17/09/15
Antarctica 2016 - 2017
4 months 3 weeks ago
Antarctica 2016 - 2017 Just Announced The Good News Four Awesome Voyages Two chances to go to South Georgia Four Chance to go to Antarctica The Bad News Bookings will be the fastest on record. Take a look at these voyages and book NOW. Four Antarctica Voyages
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16/09/15
The Return of Cargoes Under Sail
4 months 3 weeks ago
The Return of Cargoes Under Sail Sailing Lugger Grayhound has been very busy this year establishing their credentials as a commercial cargo carrying ship. She is now part of a fleet of sailing ships trading under the ‘Fairtransport’ flag. Meet the Ship and Crew Grayhound will be in St Mawes Harbour...
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25/08/15
New Voyages in the Canary Islands
5 months 2 weeks ago
New Voyages in the Canary Islands Now you can choose between Bessie Ellen and Lord Nelson The complete Canary Island Sailing schedule from November to March Lord Nelson has 8 or 9 day voyages and has up to 44 voyage crew on board. Bessie Ellen is offering a Complementary Bottle of wine. Superb food...
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13/08/15
7 Ways to Enjoy Sunshine Sailing
5 months 3 weeks ago
7 Ways to Enjoy Sunshine Sailing this Autumn and Winter1 Head South on The Best Tall Ship Ocean Voyages - perfect for Gap Year TravelLeave the UK behind head south this autumn on a variety of different ships going from the UK to Lisbon, Spain, the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, South America and around...
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13/08/15
7 Ways to Enjoy Sunshine Sailing this Autumn and Winter
5 months 3 weeks ago
7 Ways to Enjoy Sunshine Sailing this Autumn and Winter1 Head South on The Best Tall Ship Ocean Voyages - perfect for Gap Year TravelLeave the UK behind head south this autumn on a variety of different ships going from the UK to Lisbon, Spain, the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, South America and around...
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12/08/15
Tall Ship Antigua 2016 schedule for Svalbaad now on line. June and Sept voyages with wildlife guide.
5 months 4 weeks ago
Spitsbergen & Svalbard - Tall Ship Sailing Expeditions in the Arctic Adventure Sailing on Tall Ship in Spitsbergen Barquentine ‘Antigua’ runs regular 9 day summer sailing and wildlife expeditions to Spitsbergen. There are wildlife experts on board with considerable arc [Brigantine Antigua is a r...
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29/07/15
Classic Sailing is delighted to announce that a renowned wildlife expert Kenny Taylor will be joining Leader for a specially-themed cruise this summer.
6 months 1 week ago
Explore Western Isles & the Hebrides on an original Brixham Sailing Trawler Classic Sailing is delighted to announce that a renowned wildlife expert will be joining Leader for a specially-themed cruise this summer.   Kenny Taylor, who has worked with both the BBC and National Geographic, is head...
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03/07/15
Top Ten Ocean Tall Ship Voyages for 2015-16
7 months 1 week ago
The Best Tall Ship Ocean Voyages  Seven Tenths of the World is covered by ocean so if world travel is your plan for a GAP year or career break, then you really should explore a bit of the deep blue ocean. Classic Sailing has voyages in the Caribbean, Pacific, Southern Ocean and North Atlantic....an...
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15/06/15
The Far side of the World
7 months 3 weeks ago
The Far side of the World Tenacious is bound for South Australia in Autumn 2015, via Canaries, Cape Verde, Caribbean and through the Panama Canal. Once on the Pacific side of Central America, she plans to explore Nicaragua and Costa Rica before some extensive ocean wandering across the South Pacific...
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04/06/15
Barnabas Around Britain, Historic re- enactment of fishing fleet voyages.
8 months 1 week ago
Barnabas Around Britain Historic re- enactment of fishing fleet voyages. Barnabas Around Britain  is a chance to sail in a very old Cornish fishing boat on an adventure to sail her around Britain in the wake of the drift-net fishing boats of the 19th Century and early 20th Century. In essence the re...
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12/05/15
EXTRA MIDSUMMER HEBRIDES & ST KILDA TRIPS
9 months 19 hours ago
EXTRA MIDSUMMER HEBRIDES & ST KILDA TRIPS Every Cloud has a Silver lining - Due to a disappointing event booking cancellation for the whole ship, the Tecla and her crew will be offering 4 new trips in the month June. And where else would we go but back upto to Scotland after being received so fr...
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06/05/15
Antarctica ever popular and simply amazing
9 months 6 days ago
Antarctica Dec 15 to Mar 16 - All fully booked See our Preview of 2016 -2017 ANT1-12-12-15 –  ANT2-16-02-16 – ANT3-08-02-16 –  ANT4-06-03-16 -  Total availability only 0  places out of 168   These really are the best and most popular voyages, if you want to go you do need to book early, very early....
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29/04/15
Join an epic voyage on board historic Brixham Trawler Leader as she embarks on her West Coast Adventure.
9 months 1 week ago
Join an epic voyage on board historic Brixham 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 see a wide-variety of locations in one fantastic voyage. At the end of May join...
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