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Built in 1937 at Svenborg in Denmark. Galadriel was originally called Else after the first Captains daughter. She traded as a cargo vessel around the coasts of Denmark and Norway, first as a motor sailer but after 1956 under motor alone. In 1983 she was bought by the Cirdan Trust, extensive stored and re-rigged and […]
Challenge Wales originally raced around the world, twice, in the Global Challenge Yacht Race before being used for sail training. Sailing with up to 18 people on board, she has taken part in Tall Ships Races and Regattas, Small Ships Races, and undertakes sail training activities predominantly around Wales, Ireland and the South Coast of […]
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.
Built in1954 in Les Sables-d’Olonne, France at the shipyard Union et Travail. Was operated for years by the group Refuge des Marins in Brittany until the 1980s when it was purchased by Christian and Suzanne de Parada in 1986. Used for sail training with youth.
The schooner Adventuress was built for John Borden II at the Rice Brothers’ yard in East Boothbay, Maine, and was designed by B.B. Crowninshield. Launched in 1913, Borden intended to sail Adventuress to Alaska to catch a bowhead whale for the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Aboard this maiden voyage sailed the […]
The Roter Sand is a sailing ship designed for teaching. Since the very beginning, it has been used to train sailors of all ages. Even its construction, from 1995 to 1999, was an opportunity for students specialising in carpentry, welding, engineering, architecture and mechanics to pool their talents, under the supervision of authorities at the […]
Having begun life as a cargo ship transporting sugar from the West Indies as well as cocoa and coffee from Brazil and French Guiana to Nantes in France, the tall ship Belem is now over 120 years old, with a history that also includes becoming a private yacht for Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster […]
Built by W.H. Thomas in Falmouth in 1906 as an auxiliary yacht, she was one of the first boats to be built with a motor and "sparks" for lighting the cabin. After being the joy of many owners during her first 40 years of life, her sailing history is somewhat obscure and she was found […]
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 […]
Theia serves as a training vessel for the Sea Scouts troop – Turun Sinikotkat. Theia is a sloop rigged 47′ one off pilothouse sailing yacht with sandwich GRP hull. The vessel is designed by naval architect Pekka Eivola and built in Turku, Finland. She sails more then 3,000 nautical miles every summer, crewed by young […]
Grossherzogin Elisabeth was built in 1909 as a trading schooner called San Antonio. In 1936, their rig was dismantled and her diesel engine was replaced with a stronger one. She then traded as a motor coaster until 1971 when she was sold to German owners who refitted the rig and reconstructed her to the sail […]
Sailing ship Ami was built in Japan in 1990 for the purpose of training young people in Japan. Her original name when she was built was “Sea King”, this later changed to “Seiun” and then in July 2006 she became “Ami”.
Owned by the Jubilee Sailing Trust, LORD NELSON, named after the famous British Admiral is the first of their two vessels, both of which are the only tall ships in the world that have been purpose designed and built to enable able-bodied and physically disabled people to sail side by side and share the adventure […]
“The Bark “EUROPA,” built in 1911, is a well-known Tall Ship. Since 1994, she has taken part in Tall Ship Races all over the World. EUROPA travels the oceans, visits Antarctica from December until March each year, and participates in the Tall Ships Races during the summer. She is a ship that really sails, with […]