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Sailing Holidays to the Isles of Scilly with Classic Sailing

18/05 Climate Change

The Isles of Scilly archipelago

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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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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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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13/06 History

Salty Dog talk and other animals

Learn about some of the animals in salty dog speak. When you start sailing there are a lot of strange expressions to get your

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Brixham Harbour in Summer

17/05 History

Brixham and her maritime history

Brixham is a busy fishing town set in the heart of Devon at the southern end of Torbay. Ideally placed to enjoy the very

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Tecla crew Scaling summits on Faroes

30/04 Climate Change

Our ethos – Adventure Afloat and Explore Ashore

Adventure Afloat; Explore Ashore We chose our sailing locations more for their wildlife, natural scenery and idyllic anchorages, than facilities ashore. Our skippers will

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abandoned pilot cutter in the Scillies

27/01 History

The History of Pilot Cutters in the Scillies

Sail a Pilot Cutter in the Scillies Classic Sailing offer you a chance to sail into history, by sailing amongst the Scilly Isles on

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Tom Crean on Shackleton's expedition

17/10 Cold Climate Sailing

In the Wake of the Polar Explorers

. In the Wake of the Polar Explorers – Authentic Experience If reading the exploits of Shackleton’s or Captain Scott have lured you to

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Debbie and Adam on Bark Europa's Centennial Antarctic Expedition

27/09 History

Founders of Classic Sailing – Adam and Debbie

Debbie and Adam started Classic Sailing in 1996 whilst Eve of St Mawes was being built. We were only able to do this with

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"Working Sail" by Luke Powell

04/08 Book Reviews

Luke Powell’s book on Pilot Cutters “Working Sail” .

Working Sail is a book that has been written by Luke Powell who built Agnes, Eve of St Mawes and six other Pilot Cutters. As

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Historic Ship Tecla - fishing history

23/02 History

Tecla Built 1915 – Ships History

History as a Sailing Trawler and Cargo Ship Tecla, registration number KW143, was built in 1915 in Vlaardingen, to plunder the rich North Sea

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