No Experience required

Sail a Tall Ship – Yes you can be Tall Ship Crew

No Experience Required – we make it easy to sail on tall ships.

How much fun is it?

Its exciting, active ‘hands on fun’, its sociable and very enjoyable.

Great experience, will definitely be doing it again. ‘First time’ sailor.

John M

Join the Tall Ship Crew: An Adventure of a Lifetime

Would this be your first sailing trip?

Want to Learn to Sail?  We believe in ‘learning by doing’, so even if you come purely for a holiday, you will learn new skills and have a great time.

Experience the Thrill of Sailing a Tall Ship.

My First Voyage


You’ve done some sailing but want to try tall ship sailing.

We have lots of shot breaks and taster voyages , an ideal way to try it out.

Short Breaks


Highly experienced sailor.

You probably know what you like.

Take a look at the huge voyage selection or refine your search using the search options.

All Voyages


Frequently Asked Questions

When can I sail? – All year round

Most voyages happen between April and October but we have voyages for all other months, Caribbean, Pacific, Antarctica etc,

Where can I sail?, UK, Europe, Polar Regions, Pacific, Atlantic . . . .

In the UK you can sail in Cornwall, The Isles of Scilly, Channel Islands, Devon, Isle of Man, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Orkney Shetlands, Eastern England and the Thames.

The world is you oyster, Galapagos, Easter Island, New Zealand, Tahiti, Cape Town, Canary Islands, Norway and many more.

View Destinations


What can I sail?- Tall Ships of all sizes.

Three masted tall ships and luggers, two masted brigs, gaff ketches’, and yawls plus beautiful single masted gaff pilot cutters, the real classics.

View the ships you can sail on.


How long can I sail? Half a day to 3 weeks or more

£69 for a half day sail in Devon, many taster voyages, 1,2,3, or 4 nights, Short breaks, mid week and long weekends. Longer passages and ocean crossings. Put some voyages together and you could sail for 6 months or more.

What age? over 16, no upper limit

These are ‘hands on’ sailing voyages for adults. Normal fitness is fine and we have Tenacious a three masted tall ship that sails with able and less able crew.

Solo Travellers are very welcome

The majority of travelers sail on their own. Most voyages have single berths at no extra cost.

Couples are also very welcome.

Types of Voyages

Taster voyages, formal and informal sailing courses, wildlife spotting, sail – walk – explore, photography, yoga and blue gym, and loads more.


Our sailing holiday are incredibly good value for money.

  1. All your costs are known in advance.
  2. No hidden charges
  3. No shopping saves you money
  4. All your meals and snacks included.
  5. Your accommodation is included
  6. All the safety kit is provided for you
  7. Friendly professional training
  8. Sailing is good for you.
    • Oh and its huge fun.


Beautiful ship, professional and very kind crew. Absolutely lovely experience!

Alex T

Sail a Tall Ship – Yes you can be Tall Ship Crew, look at the smiles here.

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