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17/08/17
Oosterschelde is Winning!
6 hours 56 min ago
Oosterschelde is Winning! We are all very proud to announce that Oosterschelde is currently first in her class and first overall in her race across the Atlantic from Canada to Halifax. Although it might be a bit early to start celebrating, we are all incredibly proud of the 100 year old Dutch schoon...
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Irene Wheel
10/08/17
Sailing with West Country Trading Ketch, Irene out of Falmouth
1 week 5 hours ago
Sailing with the West Country Trading Ketch Irene Although I have previously heard wonderful things about Irene I had never actually stepped foot onboard before, yesterday I was lucky enough to join her for a day sail out of Falmouth and I am very pleased to say that I was more than impressed with t...
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Tecla in Greenland
10/08/17
Tecla has arrived in Greenland!
1 week 5 hours ago
Tecla has arrived in Greenland! "The 29th we wake up at anchor in Hornvik, the most NW point of the Hornstrandir. Yesterday was a perfect opportunity for a hike along the famous bird cliffs. Beautiful view across the Greenland Strait teeming with bird life. In the explosion of flowers hide the arcti...
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Maybe during her launch in 1929 History
26/07/17
Historic News Article on Gaff Ketch Maybe from Yachting World and Motor Boating Journal May 12th 1933
3 weeks 1 day ago
Maybe has a rather famous history, take a look at this news article here to read an original article from May 12th 1933 speaking about her recent launch and the structure of the ship.  A History of Gaff Ketch Maybe Gaff Ketch Maybe has lived through it all. In 1929 she was launched and since then s...
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Eda Frandsen
19/07/17
Highlights from Eda Frandsen and her magnificent Crew
4 weeks 1 day ago
1. Outer Hebrides and St Kilda  Each season Eda Frandsen offers a couple of nine day trips exploring the Outer Hebrides and St Kilda, the rewards of joining a trip of this length are too many to mention. Have a read of the summary from the most recent trip to get a taste of the voyage: "356 miles la...
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Cornwall
17/07/17
New Last Minute Short Tasters and Day Sails Added for this Summer in Cornwall!
1 month 1 day ago
New Day Sails and Short Tasters out of Falmouth, Cornwall have been added for this August! Due to a last minute change of schedule, Irene will be offering short tasters and day sails out of Falmouth, Cornwall this August! If you find yourselves in the area and would like to see Cornwall from the wat...
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Tecla in Iceland
12/07/17
Tecla's Adventure in Iceland
1 month 6 days ago
Tecla – Icelandic Adventure. New Ship - New Country I‘d never been sailing in Iceland or on Tecla so this was a double first for me. What I like about remote places is that the people you meet are welcoming and pleased to see you. They seem to be secure in their communities and proud of where they l...
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29/06/17 Highlight Drone Footage from the Rendezvous Sail Boston Event
1 month 2 weeks 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
1 month 3 weeks 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!
2 months 3 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
2 months 1 week 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
3 months 4 days 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
3 months 3 weeks 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.
3 months 3 weeks 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
3 months 3 weeks 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
4 months 1 week 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?
4 months 2 weeks 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
5 months 1 week 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
5 months 3 weeks 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
6 months 2 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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