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- Select “What Sort of Adventure?” you’re interested in.
- Decide “When?” you’d like to go.
- Choose “Where?” you want to sail.
- Click “Take a Look” to find out more about an individual vessel, or “Compare” up to three.
- Once you have chosen the vessels you would like compare, click the “View Comparison List” button.
- Head over to your chosen vessel’s page and click on “Find Out More” to book directly with the vessel operator.
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Faramir, a Ketch with a length of 22.35m and a breadth of 5.26m, was designed by Marine Architect David Cannell in 1982, specifically for use as a sail training vessel for an organisation called Shaftsbury Homes & Arethusa, from where she gained her name, ‘Arethusa’. In 2002, after many years of service, during which she […]
Duet is a wooden gaff rigged yawl. She was built on the River Itchen, Southampton in 1912 and originally called Gaviota. A famous explorer Augustine Courtauld bought her in the 1930’s and renamed her Duet. When he died in 1959, ownership of Duet passed to Augustines son, the Revd Christopher Courtauld who together with Christopher […]
SOUTH PASSAGE is a gaff rigged schooner. She was launched on 23 September 1993 and named South Passage after the channel between Moreton and North Stradbroke Islands. Her maiden voyage with 24 students was in December 1993. Since then she has taken over 40,000 students sailing on voyages varying from six hours to seven days.
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 […]
For several months of the year the vessel operates sail-training voyages inspired by the frustrations of a blind sea-shanty singer Roman Roczen. The vessel has been adapted into a ‘seeing-eye’ ship with extra safety lines and explanations and diagrams in Braille for the ship’s arrangement, including sail names, line names and their interactions or functions. […]
Joined our fleet in 2006 from a previous life as a round-the-word racing yacht with BT Global Challenge. Formerly called Samsung, Alba Explorer has been modified to work with young people and adapted for coastal sailing. Alba Explorer is a Challenge 72’ with a Bermudan Sloop rig which means she has a single mast. Alba […]
Jolie Brise is the truly world famous, 24 metre, Gaff Rigged Pilot Cutter. Built in 1913, some of her many claims to fame include: three times overall winner of the Fastnet Race; daring rescue of the crew of the Adriana in the 1932 Newport-Bermuda race; was the last sailing vessel to carry the Royal Mail […]
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 […]
The designer, John Alden, had made his name as a builder of elite racing schooners that retained all their beauty and style while constantly winning the premier ocean races of the time. When and If was a new idea: a yacht which would maintain all her classic beauty and hold her own in recreational racing […]
Blue Clipper is the newest addition to the Maybe Sailing fleet. On board Blue Clipper, you’ll experience sail training with an edge of luxury. It is a very comfortable ship to sail, with plenty of comfortable places to relax and enjoy your voyage. When you step on board you immediately become a member of the […]
In 1894, the world famous ship designer Colin Archer of Larvik received a very special commission for the English timber merchant Frederick Croft who ordered a high-class yacht. The vessel was launched on 10 August 1897, and named Wyvern from mythology which means ‘an awe-inspiring dragon’. Frederick Croft was an enthusiastic sailor and crossed the […]
Morning Star Trust has been taking people safely to sea under sail for over 25 years. Annually, we offer a fixed programme for individuals to join as well as block bookings for groups. We operate two yachts, Morning Star of Revelation (a 62ft Gaff Ketch)and our training yacht Dayspring a 36ft Bermudan sloop). We specialise […]
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, […]
Alba Venturer was designed and built by Oyster Marine Ltd in 1998 and launched in 1999. She has a standard Oyster 70 hull, but is fitted to the Ocean Youth Trust’s specifications for sail training and sails mainly around the west coast of Scotland.