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11/11 Educational

The Bosun’s Books

You may well be aware of the importance of a Bosun’s Locker on a ship; that vital cupboard / bucket / cabin / ditty

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Pilot Cutter fleet leaving Fowey

07/09 Festivals

Provisional time table Pilot Cutter Review 2023

Subject to approval of the relevant authorities and organisations    Thursday 25th May 2023 Gathering in Fowey Harbour 19:30  Prime Cellars Pontoon. Cutter Owners to

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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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The beauty of clinker wooden boats

15/11 Reviews

Why a Boatbuilding Course during the Pandemic?

Many an amateur boat building project has been launched (or restarted) this year in sheds and garages across the land. Finally people have time

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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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Morgenster in the Canary Islands

17/07 No Experience required

Q&A with the Captain – Secrets of the Canary Islands

An Interview with the Captain of Morgenster Island Hopping Sailing Holidays in the Canary Islands Tall ship Morgenster has a selection of 6 night

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West Country Ports - Fowey is a favourite

02/04 Reviews

Skippers Choice – Favourite West Country Ports

Debbie’s Favourite West Country Harbours As a Classic Sailing skipper for 22 years, I have my favourite ports. They never fail to please me,

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stunning sandy beaches in outer hebrides

22/02 Reviews

Ten reasons you book with Classic Sailing

Why do you sail? It’s a question asked in our feedback form. From small to large ships, from day sails and short breaks to ocean

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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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Oosterschelde off Cape Verdean mountains. Photo by Arthur Smeets

22/08 No Experience required

PHOTO DIARY: Cape Verde – 12 days of island hopping & trade wind sailing on Oosterschelde

All I wanted was a tall ship, strong trade winds, hot sun and a destination virtually unknown to mass tourism.” Debbie Purser, Director &

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Grayhound leaving port by Peter Hunt

19/07 Reviews

Ways to Explore the Coast Under Sail

Explore the UK Coast of Maritime Britain As an island nation I think we sometimes take our coastline for granted in the UK. The

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Grayhound in Whitsand Bay rowing ashore

29/06 Reviews

Salty Summer Stories – Grayhound

Salty Stories and and Update on the Adventures of Grayhound this Summer – 2018 Three masted sailing lugger Grayhound and her wonderful crew have

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Grayhound

Easter Holiday Day Sail GR120423

Embark

Tue 11-04-2023

Falmouth, Cornwall

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Wed 12-04-2023

Falmouth, Cornwall

lugger grayhound under full sail on a green sea. sail cargo voyages and adventure holidays with classic sailing

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Mascotte

6hr Falmouth Day Sail MT120823

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Sat 12-08-2023

Falmouth, Cornwall

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Falmouth, Cornwall

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Mascotte

South-West Explorer: Cornwall, Scilly & More. (5 nights) MT200823

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Sun 20-08-2023

Falmouth, Cornwall

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Fri 25-08-2023

Falmouth, Cornwall

Our own deserted island in the Eastern Isles

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