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  

North Sea Regatta, Blyth 2016

North Sea Regatta, Blyth 2016

A few pre-race shots from Blyth as the fleet gets into gear with some last minute adjustments before the race start to Gothenburg

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

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 […]

LERWICK TSR 2011

LERWICK TSR 2011

We took off from Glasgow, the cloud cover finally breaking as we flew out over the North Sea to Sumburgh airport and the news that local traffic was causing a slight delay. Our pilot announced that we would fly up to Lerwick harbour for a birds eye view of the Tall Ships, my first since […]

Sail Amsterdam 2015

Sail Amsterdam 2015

The departure of a few of the ships that attended this event. The pictures were taken during a watch break from the top of the main mast of The Swedish Ship Gotheborg.