Get ready for an adventurous practical tall ship sailing experience on a three masted gaff rig schooner. Become a member of crew for this 7 night sail from Newcastle to the South coast, learning all the skills necessary to be part of the crew. By the end of the journey you should be able to steer the ship, handle sails, keep a lookout, row a dinghy and assist in the day to day duties on board!
Why you'll love this adventure
- Learn to sail a three-masted tall ship
- Perfect for solo travellers and groups of friends
- An exciting UK coastal adventure
16 September 2021
23 September 2021
During this trip we want you to develop a love of sailing, and the best way to make a start on any boat is to feel you are a vital and competent part of the crew. We will teach you the seamanship skills of steering, setting sails, reefing, and tying knots with conviction! The skills you learn will be relevant for modern yachts, but you should also feel at home on traditional boats and tall ships with blocks and tackles.
There is a whole new language to learn and by the end of the week you won’t be fazed by terms like sheet, fender, windlass or ‘bear away’ and all the things that make going on board a yacht a bit bewildering and intimidating.
- All meals on board Blue Clipper – including daily breakfast, lunch and evening meal
- Refreshments throughout the day
- Use of safety equipment
- Accommodation in a twin ensuite cabin
- All instruction and lectures on board by fully qualified crew
- Travel to and from the boat
- Personal travel insurance.
- Alcoholic and soft drinks (a TAB system is in place during your voyage. Payable at the end of your voyage in cash (GBP or EUROS) on board.
- Any shore excursions and meals on shore (unless otherwise stated)
- VISA fees
Accommodation is provided on board our tall ship in twin en-suite cabins. Comfortable warm bedding is provided and each cabin has a power socket, heating and air conditioning. There is a comfortable saloon area on deck level with coffee and tea making facilities. The large deck provides plenty of places to relax and enjoy life on the ocean.
Meals are included in the cost of the voyage. You will be provided with a hearty breakfast, mid-morning snack, lunch and dinner. Coffee and tea are readily available as well as a selection of drinks from the bar.
Who is this trip for?
Everyone between the age of 18 and 100 – noting that should be able to climb a ladder for practical safety purposes.
Aiming to offer accessible, exciting tall ship experiences for everyone regardless of age, budget or experience, this sailing company owns and operates two tall ships with voyages around the globe; from Arctic adventures to Caribbean cruises.
UK Hands on Sailing Adventure
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