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Rust, Sweat & Tears

By: Amelie Marchand

Sailing past Brighton at midday today, the white cliffs of Dover on the horizon, the end of the trip feels closer than ever and the excitement for the Tall Ship Race festival grows louder.    No efforts...

July 2022

Sunrise & Land in Sight

By: Amelie Marchand

This morning around 06:00, trainees and crew on watch were lucky to witness a magnificent sunrise. After a few days of grey clouds, everyone was delighted by all the colourful shades the sky had to show off. The clear...

Boltropes & Blocks

By: Amelie Marchand

After dinner, t he dishes are done, the galley is clean , and the permanent crew gathers on the poop deck for the first handover of the night. As the light disappears on the horizon, we still ha ve plenty of tasks to...

July 2022

LAND HO

By: Klaas Gaastra

Today we heard the call “LAND HO” from the bow, low on the sharp horizon some small Islands became  visible, the Isles of Scilly. Later in the morning Wolf rock and Lands End showed there contours on our...

July 2022

The Skies of Europa

By: Jack Cox

The winds have been so strong since we embarked from Horta that I was beginning to think that I would never have the chance to see Europa from the skies. I woke up this morning after a few games of late night poker...

July 2022

7 days Out of Horta

By: Klaas Gaastra

We had a good day of sailing until the beginning of this afternoon the wind is becoming  a light air now and it is forecasted that is will stay light through the rest of the Sunday afternoon.  ...

6 days Out of Horta

By: Klaas Gaastra

12.00 Ships time = Gmt + 1 .   We are still struggling to get on the right side of the hill which will give us a usable fair wind.    Sometimes sailing with all our canvass set and...

July 2022

Memories of a Happy Birthday

By: Sarah

The clock marches on, and another dog watch signals the end of a very special birthday. It started sooner than I would normally be awake, but phosphorescent dolphin trails, a happy birthday song on lookout, and cards and...