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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 […]
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.
Young Endeavour was a gift from the United Kingdom to the Government and people of Australia to mark the Bicentenary in 1988 Construction began on the ship in May 1986 in Lowestoft, England and on 3 August 1987 she began the long voyage to Australia with a crew which included 24 young people from […]
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 […]
The STS Leeuwin II is Western Australia’s own Tall Ship based in Fremantle WA. The Leeuwin is a three-masted barquentine. It was built to a design by local naval architect Len Randell by Australian Shipbuilding Industries Pty Ltd (now BAE Systems Australia) and launched on 2 August 1986 as sail training ship. It is operated […]
Aglaia was built by the Colin Archer Club in Stockholm, a club that was founded in 1975 to rebuild hulls based on the famous Norwegian rescue vessels of the last century. Her hull was one of 30 built at the time and bought by a salesman from Hamburg in Germany, who worked on completing the […]
Tokka-Lotta II was designed by a Finnish designer Matti Pulli to serve as a Sea Scout training vessel. Her type is MP42 even though she is the only one of her kind. Her wooden hull was carved by Osmo Tätilä, otherwise the yacht was largely built using voluntary work. As an example of her dedicated […]
Esprit is a cold moulded wooden boat with a modern schooner rig, gaff fore and Bermuda main. She was built at the Bremer Bootsbau Vegesack GmbH (BBV) Shipyard in Bremen in 1995 and honoured in 1997 for her work promoting international understanding sailing with 50:50 German and English crew, winning the Cutty Sark Trophy. Since […]
Atene was built in Svendborg in Denmark in 1909 and called Emanuel. Atene now sails from May to October principally with school classes but she can also be chartered privately. The aim of the organisation is to maintain old sailing ship traditions and to teach young people seamanship as practised in the past.
“Sharki”, originally named “Rubin”, began her life in Madison Avenue in 1972 – she was designed and produced by Sparkman Stephens’s team especially for racing. Rubin scored the second place as a member of a German team in Admiral’s Cup races in 1975. The yacht has been repaired and rebuilt since 1995. “Sharki” has taken […]
Picton Castle was one of five similar trawlers built by Cochrane’s in Selby, all named after British castles. (The actual Picton Castle in Wales is still standing.) The other “castle” ships have all been taken out of service. Picton Castle went through World War II as a mine sweeper in the British Royal Navy. In […]
“Mir”, which means Peace, was built as the third of five sister ships at the Lenin-shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, based on a new type of design for square rigged training vessels. The first ship of this design was called Dar Mlodziezy, which was built to replace the old sail training ship Dar Pormoza for the […]
The "Ciutat Badalona" was built in 1929 at the shipyard Faarborg (Denmark) and began her career with trading activities. In the 70s she began a long journey to the West Indies. In 2006, assessed by a group of people aiming for a traditional vessel to represent their city, Badalona, Marina Badalona, SA. acquires the traditional […]
The Topsail-schooner has been in service since early 1983. The Thor Heyerdahl is based with its activities in the Baltic and the North Sea during the summer months, and around the Canary Islands, and in the Caribbean during the winter season. Since 1996, the Thor Heyerdahl is the flag ship of High Seas High School […]