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THALASSA was originally built in 1980 in Harlingen, Holland, but after she sank in 1985 was bought by Arnold Hilkema and Jacob Dan who totally rebuilt and refitted her. She was relaunched in 1995. 2004 was the first year she competed in The Tall Ships Races.
Gratitude was built in Porthleven, 1903 as a sailing trawler. She was sold to Sweden in 1932 and to Svenska Kryssarklubbens Seglarskola (the Swedish Cruising Club Sail Training Foundation) in 1957. Since 1959 Gratitude has been sailing with teenage and adult trainees during summer months, and charter with schools and companies during spring and autumn. […]
Gunilla was built as a motorsailor in the 30’s and used as a cargo vessel until 1997 when she was rebuilt into a 3-masted barque. She has since been active as a sailing college, where social studies students in the age from 16-18 years spend 60 days each year as a part of their education, […]
PELICAN OF LONDON is unique among Square Riggers. Her hull form was derived from the elite French clippers of the late 19th century, with a length to breadth ratio of 5:1, a flared bow, fine entry and run. A long poop deck has been added which provides exceptional space and comfort for worldwide operation. Her […]
St Barbara V is owned and operated by the Royal Artillery Yacht Club. Launched in 2000, she is the third Rustler 42’, and the first built for sail training purposes. She is the Club’s 5th Flagship and is the largest yacht owned by UK Service Clubs. The club has existed for 74 years for the […]
S/Y Gigi was built in 1996 by Nautor Swan in Jacobstad, Finland. She has been sailing mainly in the Mediterranean Sea and around the British Isles, but has also crossed the Atlantic and sailed in the Caribbean. As of 2010 S/Y Gigi is owned by the foundation Navigare Necesse Est. Her home port is Halleviksstrand […]
Shtandart is a replica of the 1703 frigate built by Peter the Great. In 1994, the Shtandart Project had the necessary elements to begin building the ship at St Petersburg – a location, skilled people, start-up money and the plans and diagrams of the vessel. No actual plans of the original Shtandart had survived, but […]
The James Cook is named after Captain James Cook, RN, FRS, probably one of the greatest sailors, explorers and navigators ever to go to sea, and our boat spends much of her time sailing the North Sea waters where the young Cook learned his sailing skills. A regular in The Tall and Small Ships’ Races […]
This flag ship of the Finnish Sail Training fleet represents the centre of youth work combining adventure pursuits under sail. She first took part in the Tall Ships Races in the Baltic in 1992 and has entered several times since. The schooner “Helena” has proved herself to be a fast and seaworthy sailing boat by […]
Sister-ships Ocean Scout and Offshore Scout are purpose built, well equipped, Oyster 49 ketches. They operate from the east coast UK port of Ipswich, sailing weekend or longer cruises with crews of up to 11 young people from all backgrounds. Adventures Offshore is a charitable trust and has been offering safe sail training since 1964. […]
Vahine is a legendary Nautors Swan 65. She is the first ever series-built vessel to win the famous Whitbread Round the World Race. She is fast and is a very safe vessel. S/Y Vahine sails about 42,000 nautical miles a year, spending the wintertime in Caribbean waters. She sails home to Finland for the summer […]
Toronto Brigantine Inc. operates two brigantines, the sail-training vessels Pathfinder and Playfair. They were both designed and built as sail training vessels for TBI by Francis A. McLachlan in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Pathfinder was launched in 1963. TBI is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building character in youth through sail training. This is accomplished through […]
Antwerp Flyer is an alumimium, seagoing sailing yacht, designed by Ed Dubois (UK), which was launched in 1991. The hull was constructed by Chantiers Navals de Biot (France) and the ship was finished in Belgium. The ship was designed to sail in Northern Seas and has already made trips to Spitsbergen in the Arctic. Antwerp […]
Prolific was built in 2005, as a tribute to the herring-fishing vessels in operation along the Norwegian coast during the 19th century. The ship is a hybrid of historic design and modern-day construction. Most recently, she has been used for sail training with young people in Norway. Ocean Youth Trust South purchased Prolific in 2015 […]
The organisation which is based in Ockero – Sweden operates both Astrid Finne and Hawila. Astrid Finne is crewed with scouts and young Swedish students. The design is a ‘Colin Archer’.
The sister ship to Alba Explorer and built side-by-side in the same boat yard. Formerly called Stelmar, Alba Endeavour joined OYTS in 2007 and since then has undergone the same modifications. Alba Endeavour’s layout above and below decks is identical to Alba Explorer. Both Alba Explorer and Alba Endeavour are very fast boats and often […]