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Maybe Sailing Programme in Ireland and the Irish Sea

Maybe sailing the Celtic coast in 2018

A Dublin Start to her European Sailing Season 2018

Gaff Ketch Maybe begins her season with an ocean sail from Portugal to Dublin. This voyage filled up months ago, but experienced sailors can sign up for the autumn Bay of Biscay experience again at the end of her season. In October Maybe will migrate South again to the Algarve for her winter refit. 

Cracking sailing on sail training gaff ketch Maybe

Affordable Sailing Experiences for Young Sailors

Maybe has Spring time voyages from Dublin and Belfast and Liverpool at great prices You can book a 5-6 day voyage for £350 - £500 for under 25 year olds, including a RYA Competent Crew Course. These are youth only voyages with an emphasis on developing your skills and confidence and having fun on a 72ft wooden ketch.

There are taster weekends for under 18 year old sailors too from £200

Short Tasters for all Ages

Join Maybe in Belfast and explore the Irish Sea on a decent sized ketch. Isle of Man, Strangford Lough or perhaps across the George Channel to Portpatrick on the Mull of Kintyre.  Maybe also has short tasters in the Firth of Clyde.

Maybe Scotland Programme for 2018

The Three Festivals Tall Ships Race 2018

Sailors over 26 - Do you fancy having fun at these events and racing between them in a tall ships fleet?

  • Festival Tour Belfast to Liverpool
  • Mersey River Festival
  • Tall Ships Race 1
  • Dublin Waterfront Festival
  • Tall Ships Race 2 
  • Bordeaux Wine Festival

This is a proper international tall ships race outside school holidays so it is a great chance for adults to enjoy Maybe and be part of some vibrant waterside Festivals in Belfast, Liverpool and Dublin.

The Mersey River Festival hosts a gathering of tall ships and smaller vessels for the first International Tall Ships Race of the year. The Mersey is a long river to the sea with miles of old docks and restored waterfront, plus the iconic Liver Building providing a perfect backdrop for a parade of sail.

Out in the Irish Sea there will be a closely fought RACE 1 to Dublin with ships a similar size to Maybe. Enjoy the legendary Dublin Waterfront Festival and RAce to Bordeaux Wine Festival with hundreds of miles of offshore racing in between.

You will definitely earn your pint of Guiness or red wine and share a memorable voyage with your ship mates!

Racing with the big tall ships and meeting other crews
Racing with the big tall ships and meeting other crews


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