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02/05 Vessel News

Announcing the 18th Annual Classic Sailing Pilot Cutter Review for 2024

Pilot Cutter Review Sailing in Fowey and St Mawes Cornwall  30th May to 2nd June 2024 We are excited to announce that the 18th

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18/04 Shipmates' Stories

Tall Ship Memories – A Teenage View of Sailing TS Royalist in the 70’s

Huge thanks to Richard for sending in this glorious account of his first Tall Ship Voyage. If you have a story to share, get

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07/03 Book Reviews

Resilience & Wit in the 1890s

Sailing Alone Around the World Joshua Slocum was the first man to circumnavigate the world solo, a feat he accomplished between 1895 and 1898

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23/02 Featured Destination

The Stockholm Archipelago

30,000 Islands & Serene Baltic Sailing The Stockholm archipelago, known as “skärgården” to the locals, is an array of 30,000 islands, islets and skerries

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Polar explorer Jim McNeill leads an Ocean warrior planning meeting. A group poring over maps. Join the adventure through Classic Sailing

09/06 Ocean Warrior

The Ocean Warrior #Resolute Expeditions Team

Jim McNeill Founder of the Global Warrior Project, Jim is also the lead for Ocean Warrior. With 38 years of Polar experience and a

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A member of the Linden crew on a piece of pack ice, with a snowscape and blue sky behind.

07/06 Ocean Warrior

Ocean Warrior #Resolute Expeditions FAQs

Joining an Ocean Warrior scientific expedition will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but we’re aware that there’s a lot to take in! Here are answers

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07/06 Ocean Warrior

Ocean Warrior #Resolute Expeditions 2024 – 2033

Each year the #Resolute Expedition will set sail aboard schooner ‘Linden’ for a 10,000 nautical mile voyage through the Arctic. The total voyage will

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07/06 Ocean Warrior

Ocean Warrior #Resolute Expeditions Foundation year 2023

Update 29-11-23 Last September 2023, Ocean Warrior ran their first two 10-day expeditions explored the islands of Svalbard, high in the Arctic Circle. These

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Linden on a sailing and scientific expedition in Svalbard. Linden anchored in the background, with a skier approaching walrus in the foreground. Join Linden through Classic Sailing

06/06 Featured Destination

Destination Svalbard: the ‘Cold Shore’

In Old Norse, this archipelago is Svalbarð: ‘svalr’ meaning cold and ‘barð’ meaning rim, edge or shore. The cold shores of Svalbard (consisting of

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The late author and Explorer Kit Mayers with a globe. You can buy his book to help raise funds for Greenpeace.

20/04 Inspiration

‘The First English Explorer’… and a much more recent one

My grandfather, Kit Mayers, was a big influence on me. His stubborn adventurousness, stoicism and passion for the world was inspirational.

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02/03 Inspiration

Sail Cargo: Delicious Produce Shipped by Wind Power

A Quiet Revolution The team at Classic Sailing have always admired the work of New Dawn Traders. This small Cornish organisation has taken on

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17/02 Featured Destination

May: The Best Time of Year to Visit Scotland?

If you’re keen to visit Scotland, whichever part of the year you choose you’ll see stunning landscapes, wilderness and wildlife. However if you’d like

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20/01 FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Delivery Voyage?

A delivery voyage, sometimes described as a ‘Mile-builder’, is a sailing trip from one port to another without much hanging around in between. Often

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