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The Tall Ships Races in 2019
11/10/2018 - 12:30

The Tall Ships Races 2019
Denmark and Norway Two Countries and four ports.  The Tall Ships Race will see a fleet of international tall and small ships race in the north west…

13th Annual Pilot Cutter Review 2019
03/10/2018 - 15:43

Agnes and Jolie Brise jostle for first place at last years Pilot Cutter revew
We are excited to announce that the 13th Annual Pilot Cutter Review will be running from the 23rd to the 26th May 2019. Make sure that you save the da…

Sailing holidays on Grayhound
02/10/2018 - 13:56

Andy Lawrence in the Isles of Scilly on Grayhound
End of Season Round-Up Grayhound's 2018 Adventures are Coming to an End, but Where Next? A superb experience, unlike any other sailing I have exper…

How to "Heave To" on a Square Rigger
06/09/2018 - 11:16

Europa sails
Square Rig Manoeuvre's This is a series of FREE tips on manoeuvering  square riggers. Not many of us will reach the lofty heights of tall ship capta…

Photo Diary -Christmas in Cape Verde
22/08/2018 - 09:32

Oosterschelde off Cape Verdean mountains. Photo by Arthur Smeets
All I wanted was a tall ship, strong trade winds, hot sun and a destination virtually unknown to mass tourism." Debbie Purser, Director & skipper…

North West Passage by Tall Ship 2019
16/08/2018 - 13:26

Tecla NW Passage attempt 2019
Looking for 12 Modern Day Arctic Explorers Classic Sailing are excited to announce the launch of one of those sailing opportunities that should stir…

August - Have I missed the Boat?
27/07/2018 - 09:05

Lofoten Islands - Alamy Stock licence e6btkl
It is August in less than a week. If you are so busy you have not booked a holiday yet this summer….then you probably need a proper holiday, not just…

Coastal Sailing Voyages
19/07/2018 - 10:37

Grayhound leaving port by Peter Hunt
Explore the UK Coast of Maritime Britain As an island nation I think we sometimes take our coastline for granted in the UK. The Germans and the Dutch…

Tall Ships Festival Sunderland - Why Go
07/07/2018 - 06:32

Tall Ship Starts like this are stunning
A fleet will arrive in Sunderland from Tuesday 10th - Sat 14th July and the Big Summer Tall Ships Race 2018 kicks off next weekend. Are you going to s…

My Turn for Summer
03/07/2018 - 13:49

sail to secret coves
Barefoot in Quiet Anchorages in Devon & Cornwall My Turn for Summer...Let me out on the Water in September   Has your ‘other half’ kept you con…

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