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Pieces of Eight

31/08 History

Pieces of Eight

We all know ‘pieces of eight’ from pirate stories but there is much more to it than that. It all started when the Spanish

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Mutiny on the Bounty

04/08 History

Nautical Dripstone

What is a nautical dripstone? The Mutiny on The Bounty by Caroline Alexander contains this passage. Intro – Millward is preparing the Boat the

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Surprise in a storm Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

15/06 History

New Version of Master and Commander

Film industry gossip sites have recently mentioned a follow up to the film ‘Master and Commander – Far Side of the World’ starring Russel

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Killicks in Canada

10/06 History

Understanding Anchors

The History of the anchor dates back millennia. The most ancient anchors were probably rocks and many rock anchors have been found dating from

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Isles of Scilly the causeway on st agnes

18/05 Climate Change

Understanding the unique Isles of Scilly.

Why sailing in the Isle of Scilly is such a special experience. Geological Overview Wildlife Overview Cultural Overview Sailing Overview Geological Overview A brief

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Announcing the 15th Pilot Cutter Review 2021 from Classic Sailing

15/04 Announcing New Voyages

Pilot Cutter Review 2021 (Number 15) from Classic Sailing

Announcing the 15th Annual Pilot Cutter Review 2021 from Classic Sailing New for 2021 Five Days including Bank Holiday Monday in Charlestown Harbour Come

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the many uses of a sextant

08/02 History

The Many Uses of the Marine Sextant

The Marine Sextant and how it works A brass sextant is a beautiful instrument with knobs, slides, Vernier scales, mirrors, magnifiers, filters, lens and

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HRH Princess Royal meets Johanna Lucretia

30/07 History

Royalty on Johanna Lucretia

Royalty on Johanna Lucretia – HRH The Princess Royal Welcomes Johanna Lucretia to the Fleet. The charity who recently purchased Johanna Lucretia were honored

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launch day Santa Maria manuela 1937

25/01 History

Santa Maria Manuela – History of a deep sea fishing schooner

Santa Maria Manuela  was launched on May 10 1937, in Lisbon, Portugal. The ship was built in the CUF shipyard in 62 days, together

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Bombardment of Algiers 1816 by Chambers from the National Maritime Museum

11/01 History

Have you sailed with Captain Jack Aubrey?

Captain Jack Aubrey Have you sailed with Captain Jack Aubrey? Technically this is not possible as the Captain is a fictional character. The good

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Pegasus at the Pilot Cutter Review

10/12 Bristol channel Pilot Cutters

Directory – Pilot Cutters of Europe

Pilot Cutter Directory shown below this section How to Identify Pilot Cutters Classic Sailing has created this European Pilot Cutter Directory becuase we have

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Maybe being launched in 1929

30/07 History

Gaff Ketch Maybe 1929 – Remarkable History

TS Maybe has a rather famous history, built in 1929 and owned by Jan Jacob Van Rietschoten, father of the flying Dutchman, Cornelis ‘Conny’

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Antifouling the hull of Pilgrim in Brixham.

03/07 History

History and Restoration of Brixham Trawler Pilgrim

The History of Pilgrim The hull of 1895 Pilgrim was badly hogged but at least she was still afloat. The plans to restore her

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Current Voyages

Pilgrim

Pilgrim Long Weekend Sailing Adventure PM130522

Embark

Fri 13-05-2022

Brixham, UK

Disembark

Tue 17-05-2022

Brixham, UK

Pilgrim is a 74ft wooden Brixham Trawler.

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£545.00

Pilgrim

A day on Pilgrim from Dartmouth PM120522

Embark

Thu 12-05-2022

Brixham, UK

Disembark

Thu 12-05-2022

Brixham, UK

Pilgrim with Classic Sailing

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£125.00

Pilgrim

Two night Photography Special PM100522

Embark

Tue 10-05-2022

Brixham, UK

Disembark

Wed 11-05-2022

Brixham, UK

Photography voyage Sailing on Pilgrim with Classic Sailing

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£295.00