Morgenster a Voyage

Morgenster a Voyage

This video follows the ship from her early days as a trawler in 1919. It also includes an ocean passage from Tenerife to her home port of Den Helder, Holland, earlier in 2017. Accompanied by the sonorous and musical sound of the “Hooks and Crookes” shanty group from Waterford, Ireland. The numbers include a few […]

Fair Winds onboard the Dutch Clipper Brig Morgenster

Fair Winds onboard the Dutch Clipper Brig Morgenster

It was February 2017 as we followed the West wind and chased the light from Tenerife to Den Helder onboard a Flying Dutchman       Tenerife to Den Helder – Another view A voyage on the Dutch Clipper Brig Morgenster Contact the Morgenster The Dutch Clipper Brig Morgenster

Kruzenshtern – TSR Klaipeda 2017

Kruzenshtern – TSR Klaipeda 2017

The Russian barque Kruzenshtern, Klaipeda-Sczczecin 2017 tall ships race  

La Grace

La Grace

La Grace Launched 5th December 2010 and pictured here at the start of the Klaipeda-Sczczecin 2017 tall ships race http://www.lagrace.cz

Antwerp – Lisbon TSR

Antwerp – Lisbon TSR

Antwerp – Lisbon TSR A few pre-race shots around Torbay, the crew of the Danish full rigger, Georg Stage, making sail  

Antwerp TSR 2010

Antwerp TSR 2010

With the Antwerp to Lisbon Race due to start this week, heres a look back at the 2010 tall ships gathering there Interesting weather conditions leading to strong lighting effects, some great displays and a ‘Grand Finale’ by the Indonesian Barquentine ‘Duwaruci’ for the parade of Sail

New Tall Ship Calendar for 2017

New Tall Ship Calendar for 2017

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Tall Ships Blyth 2016

Tall Ships Blyth 2016

Looking forward to the 2016 North Sea Tall Ships Regatta in Blyth. Here’s an image from the 2010 event in Hartlepool. A stormy start for the Parade of Sail shows the Dutch Schooner ‘Oosterschelde’ just before a cloud burst ! “The three-masted topsail schooner ‘Oosterschelde’ is the last remaining representative of the large fleet of schooners that […]

HMS Arethusa 1849

HMS Arethusa 1849

HMS Arethusa (originally posted February 2012) It was February 1st, a freezing cold day as I arrived at Maritima on a catch-up visit to see ships carver Andy Peters. Waterperry is quiet at this time of year and peering through the half-glazed door the workshop seemed empty, the lights on and not a soul in […]