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RYA Practical Sailing Courses on Classic Boats, Theory Courses online.

RYA Online Theory Courses – SPECIAL OFFERS    Classic Sailing has been a recognised RYA Training Centre for 15 years. We currently offer practical sailing

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Tecla in Fair Isle

24/10 Inspiration

Island Hopping Voyages – Never Far from a Beach

Island Hopping Voyages – Sail and Explore Ashore These are the voyages combining the best of both worlds – Sailing between islands and exploring ashore.

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Active adventure sailing holidays with Classic Sailing

24/10 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’,

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Three masted square sailed barque.

19/10 Training

Tenacious Sail Plan

Unique British Design Tenacious (and her smaller sister ship Lord Nelson) are the only two of their kind in the world that have been

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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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Katabatic winds in Antarctica by Peter Holgate

17/10 Cold Climate Sailing

Antarctica – Climate and Wind Conditions

We only Sail around Antarctica in the Summer A view on the climate and weather in Antarctica by Classic Sailing co-founder Debbie Purser Antarctica

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bloody leopard seal

17/10 Cold Climate Sailing

Antarctic Wildlife – What Can I see?

Get Closer to Wildlife on a Tall Ship If you have been captivated by BBC Wildlife programmes like Frozen Planet, be prepared to be

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Working aloft in South Georgia, Antarctica

05/10 No Experience required

Ethos – All our holidays include ‘Hands On’ Sailing

Hands on Sailing On a Classic Sailing voyage you become the crew on brigs, brigantines, barques, schooners, pilot cutters, trading ships, luggers, privateers, sailing

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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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1907 West Country Trading Ketch

27/09 Uncategorised

We love beautiful classic Boats & tall ships

Our Sailing Ships Always Create a Scene For us a real sailing boat or sailing ship is one which makes your heart skip a

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Sun set on Tecla

01/09 Climate Change

Time for a Change? Why Sailing is a Great Way to Spend Your Career Break or Gap Year

. When you’ve been doing the same old thing for a long time it’s beneficial – no, essential – to get a new perspective

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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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Weekend Sail and Big Launch of Pellew

01/08 Small boats

Luke’s Latest Creation – Pilot Cutter Pellew

Building Modern Day Pilot Cutters Luke’s company Working Sail are builders of classic wooden sailing vessels recreating and bringing to life traditions and beautiful craftsmanship

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