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Tall ships

Mary Fletcher | Dar Mlodziezy and Mercedes Tall Ships

Dar Mlodziezy and Mercedes Tall Ships

The vessel DAR MLODZIEZY is a Sailing Vessel built in 1982 (40 years old) and currently sailing under the flag of Poland. Mercedes, a two-masted square-rigged Dutch sailing ship, is one of the newest vessels in the international fleet of tall ships having been built in 2005. The small vessels flanking them add perspective to these huge vessels. Sky replaceed with one of my own images.
Mary Fletcher | Kampen N Tall Ship

Kampen N Tall Ship

Kampen N a Dutch owned tall ship leaves Falmouth Harbour racing to Fowey after the Falmouth Tall Ships regatta 2014. The sky has been replaced in PS
Mary Fletcher | Tall Ships in Falmouth Bay

Tall Ships in Falmouth Bay

Stavros S Niarchos & Challenger 4 beside Clougney Lifeboat, three very different sea vessels each serving their own purpose. at the Falmouth tall ships regatta in 2014.
Mary Fletcher | Dar Mlodziezy and Mercedes Tall Ships

Dar Mlodziezy and Mercedes Tall Ships

The vessel DAR MLODZIEZY is a Sailing Vessel built in 1982 (40 years old) and currently sailing under the flag of Poland. Mercedes, a two-masted square-rigged Dutch sailing ship, is one of the newest vessels in the international fleet of tall ships having been built in 2005. The small vessels flanking them add perspective to these huge vessels. Sky replaceed with one of my own images.
Mary Fletcher | Jolie Brise

Jolie Brise

Jolie Brise is the truly world famous, 24 metre, Gaff Rigged Pilot Cutter. Built in 1913, some of her many claims to fame include: three times overall winner of the Fastnet Race; daring rescue of the crew of the Adriana in the 1932 Newport-Bermuda race; was the last sailing vessel to carry the Royal Mail under sail; and overall winner of several Tall Ships Races. She has been operated, maintained and owned by Dauntsey’s School since 1977. Over the last 49 years, with Dauntsey’s students she has sailed 200 miles inside the Arctic Circle; has travelled as far East as St Petersburg in Russia; as far South as Western Sahara and as far West as South Carolina, and has covered in excess of 175,000 nautical miles. Sky has been replaced in PS
Mary Fletcher | Jolie Brise in the snow

Jolie Brise in the snow

Jolie Brise is the truly world famous, 24 metre, Gaff Rigged Pilot Cutter. Built in 1913, some of her many claims to fame include: three times overall winner of the Fastnet Race; daring rescue of the crew of the Adriana in the 1932 Newport-Bermuda race; was the last sailing vessel to carry the Royal Mail under sail; and overall winner of several Tall Ships Races. She has been operated, maintained and owned by Dauntsey’s School since 1977. Over the last 49 years, with Dauntsey’s students she has sailed 200 miles inside the Arctic Circle; has travelled as far East as St Petersburg in Russia; as far South as Western Sahara and as far West as South Carolina, and has covered in excess of 175,000 nautical miles. Sky has been replaced in PS & a snow effect added
Mary Fletcher | Stavros S Niarchos Tall Ship

Stavros S Niarchos Tall Ship

Stavros S Niarchos is a British brig-rigged tall ship, now renamed Sunset. She was previously owned and operated by the Tall Ships Youth Trust and was primarily designed to provide young people with the opportunity to undertake voyages as character-building exercises, rather than pure sail-training
Mary Fletcher | Tallship Morgenster

Tallship Morgenster

Morgenster is a 48m traditionally rigged as a brig, with square sails on her two masts. Morgenster (Morning Star) has taken part in many International Tall Ships Races and is proven as a fast sailor. This sail training vessel is well known in Holland, where she is based, and is making a name for herself further afield as an adventure charter vessel.
Mary Fletcher | Atyla

Atyla

Tall ship Atyla is a two-masted wooden schooner handmade in Spain between 1980 and 1984. She was designed by Esteban Vicente Jimenez to look like the Spanish vessels from the 1800s and built with the intention of circumnavigating the earth following the Magellan–Elcano route and then become a training ship.
Mary Fletcher | Barnabas

Barnabas

Barnabas, a dipping lugger, is the only survivor from St Ives of the thousand-strong fleet of lug rigged seine and drift net fishing boats registered at Cornish ports at the end of the 19th century. Barnabas was first registered on 28th October 1881 as a Class 2 pilchard boat, with the number 634 SS. Later, she was re-registered as a Class 1 mackerel driver and her number switched to SS 634. The number is said to have been chosen as it corresponded to the hymn “Will Your Anchor Hold” in the Methodist hymn book used at the time.
Mary Fletcher | Eda Frandsen

Eda Frandsen

Eda Frandsen was built in Denmark in 1938, starting life fishing for lobsters. She was rebuilt and refitted as a charter vessel between 1991-96 to combine her natural seaworthiness and reliability with romance and tradition. Beautifully kept and maintained, the level of craftsmanship and detail is first class, with original features and unique detail.
Mary Fletcher | Pelican of London

Pelican of London

Pelican of London is a sail training ship based in the United Kingdom. Built in 1948 as Pelican she served as an Arctic trawler and then coastal trading vessel named Kadett until 1995. In 2007 the ship was completed after many years of being re-built as a sail-training ship.
Mary Fletcher | Dar Mlodziezy & Mercedes

Dar Mlodziezy & Mercedes

Two tall ships sailing in Falmouth Harbour, Dar Mlodziezy has been owned by the Gdynia Maritime Academy since she was built in 1982. Her name means “the gift of youth” . The inauguration of sailing ship Mercedes was in May 2005 and she is one of the youngest ships in the international fleet of tall ships.
Mary Fletcher | Tallship Kaskelot

Tallship Kaskelot

Kaskelot is a three-masted barque and one of the largest remaining wooden ships in commission. The Kaskelot was built in 1948 by J. Ring-Andersen for the Royal Greenland Trading Company, to carry supplies to remote coastal settlements in East Greenland. She is pictured here in Charlestown Harbour, Cornwall
Mary Fletcher | Stavros S Niarchos Tall Ship

Stavros S Niarchos Tall Ship

Stavros S Niarchos is a British brig-rigged tall ship, now renamed Sunset. She was previously owned and operated by the Tall Ships Youth Trust and was primarily designed to provide young people with the opportunity to undertake voyages as character-building exercises, rather than pure sail-training