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06/01 Featured Ship

Eye of the Wind: a Brig with Tales to Tell

This beautiful ship has, like many traditional sailing vessels, had numerous different roles in her 112 years, and her history is fascinating.

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Pilot Cutter Review 2023

01/01 Festivals

Announcing the 17th Annual Classic Sailing Pilot Cutter Review for 2023

Pilot Cutter Review Sailing in Fowey and St Mawes Cornwall  24th to 28th May 2023 We are excited to announce that the 17th Annual

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Semaine du Golf Festival, Morbihan, Fance 15 - 21 May 23 with Classic Sailing holidays.

29/12 Festivals

Dates for your 2023 Diary – Note No 1

Semaine du Golfe Festival: Morbihan, France 15th to 21st May 2023 A bonkers week of traditional sailing, with hundreds of vessels from around the

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sailing holidays on tall ships and classic yachts

28/12 Inspiration

Bringing in the New Year

Splice the Mainbrace to Celebrate the New Year To “splice the mainbrace” is an old nautical expression for starting to celebrate any relevant event,

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27/12 Boat building

Career Change – My experiences on a 40 week boat building course

Could I become a boat builder?…or at least improve my skills Debbie Purser from Classic Sailing took a bit more than a career break

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themed voyages that shape a charter boats distinctive character

27/12 Announcing New Voyages

Tallulah Voyage Themes 2023 – how a distinctive style evolves.

Last year was Tallulah’s first season and skipper Debbie was testing the water with some themed voyages. She was fully aware that the collective

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Sailing holidays on Tenacious with Classic Sailing Tall Ships photo by Max Mudie at

21/12 Inspiration

Top 10 Voyages for…Running Away to Sea

The festive season is a wonderful time of the year, but somehow it can also instil a desire to escape, get out of the

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Sailing holidays on Pilgrim with Classic Sailing

20/12 Featured Ship

Pilgrim: Heritage Sailing on the English Riviera

Meet the Ship Pilgrim, with her distinctive red sails and old fishing number BM45, is one of the oldest National Historic Ships still sailing.

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Tecla sailing through icy waters on a Classic Sailing adventure holiday. The nameplate of the ship with the green capping rail can be seen in the bright light as the ship slowly noses through the ice,

15/12 Cold Climate Sailing

Sailing the Northwest Passage

Where is the Northwest Passage? The Northwest Passage is the sea route stretching through the Arctic Ocean, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific along the

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08/12 Announcing New Voyages

Wild Swimming from Johanna Lucretia & Moosk in 2023

Sailing from Plymouth Yacht Haven, transport plans are easy, and you have the whole of historic Plymouth Sound to explore (and beyond!). In 2023,

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climb the rigging on tenacious

25/11 No Experience required

First Time? On your own? Not for Long!

There are so many reasons to get out on the water on a traditional sailing ship, and you’ll soon feel part of the team. No experience required to have the time of your life!

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24/11 Special Offers

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17/11 Inspiration

Unforgettable Antarctica: Let Tecla Take You There

Sailing in Antarctica is like nothing else you’ll ever experience. There is an awful lot of hyperbole around these days, but this is one thing which it is simply not possible to exaggerate.

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Current Voyages


#Foundation Expedition 1: Svalbard


Fri 01-09-2023

Longyearbyen, Svalbard


Sun 10-09-2023

Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Linden on a sailing and scientific expedition in Svalbard. Linden anchored in the background, with a skier approaching walrus in the foreground. Join Linden through Classic Sailing




Sail Across the Equator from Tenerife to the Falklands TC111124


Mon 11-11-2024

Santa Cruz, Tenerife


Sat 28-12-2024

Stanley, the Falklands

Sailing ketch Tecla under full sail on a bright day with a sparkling sea. Worldwide traditional sailing adventure holidays with Classic Sailing.




Sail South to Sunny Tenerife TC171024


Thu 17-10-2024

Ullapool, Scotland


Wed 06-11-2024

Santa Cruz, Tenerife