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Press Stories, Books and Magazine Articles

This page is a work in progress. We have files of newspaper cuttings and magazine articles, but never made an digital archive of stories for you to read.

I think it would be easier to list the publications Classic Sailing Voyages have NOT been in.

The stories, books and magazine articles  featured below are just mixed bag of topics.

We are always very grateful for press coverage as sailing and working on traditional boats and tall ships is far from mainstream tourism. Please help us spread the word.

Grayhound Eco trading under sail
Grayhound Eco trading under sail


Classic Sailor Magazine – February / March 2018

Grayhound Delivers Under Sail

Grayhound the replica of a three masted revenue cutter from the 18th Century was built by Marcus & Freya Pomeroy Rowdenin Cornwall in 2010-2012, initially to offer charter sailing. But over the last two years have evolved a more ambitious hybrid programme involving cargo deliveries under sail combined with paid for crewing.

Here Freya Pomeroy -Rowden talks about how it all works:

An extract of the interview from a 4 page article.

How did the idea of trading under sail come about ?

When Marcus and I were thinking of the project, ahead of building or restoring a boat, we had the idea of a cargo ship. We had heard of one in the Pacific sailing flour between the islands. But we had to make the business work in Europe and we had agents – Classic Sailing – onboard from the start who were keen to promote us as a charter boat. We knew this would work so we built her as a category 0 sailing passenger ship for ocean sailing.”

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Classic Boat Magazine
Classic Boat Magazine