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5th June 2023 to 11th June 2023

Tall Ship: Portsmouth to Cardiff

From £1428 per person

Deposit 25%. Final balance due 12 weeks before departure.
Explore the UK´s South and South West coasts on a 7 day trip from Portsmouth to Cardiff.
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Pay a 25% deposit per item
Suited to
Wheelchair friendly, Families, Couples, Individuals, Groups
Difficulty
Open to all levels of sailing and physical ability
Nights onboard
6
Vessel type
Three masted tall ship. She can take able-bodied and disabled travellers to sea on equal terms.
Vessel length
54.70m
Skipper
Yes
Berth Style
There are bunks in the fo’c’sle for the majority of the crew and eight cabins amidships for wheelchair users and their buddies.
Insurance Required
Yes

A perfect chance to explore the UK´s South and South West coasts. Taking in the exciting Jurassic Coast and then down around the South Western-most point of Lands End before heading up the Bristol Channel, to Cardiff.

6 Nights: 05 - 11 June 2023

From £1428 per person

Don’t worry if you’ve never sailed before – most people step on board with no experience of sailing a tall ship. These 7 days of sailing are about giving everybody the freedom to explore their ability, potential and place in the world. Life on board is about joining in and getting involved. Everyone is seen and treated as equal. Everyone has a role to play and contributes to the best of their ability.

Once on board you’ll be part of the crew, and be put into one of four teams called watches. You’ll learn from our permanent crew and will take part in all the tasks necessary to operate the ship, whether that’s setting sail, helming, assisting in the galley or climbing the mast – though that one’s not compulsory.

You’ll also enjoy time off watch every day to take in the scenery, get to know others on board and take part in the planned activities.

  • All meals and drinks on board (except drinks and snacks from the bar)
  • All bedding
  • Heavy-duty wet weather gear and boots
  • Deck harnesses
  • Climbing harness
  • Visits to restaurants, museums, galleries etc during the trip.
  • Drinks and snacks from the bar.
  • Travel to and from the vessel.
  • Travel Insurance

Sailing on equal terms

The vessel has been designed and built to enable people of all physical abilities to sail the ship on as near equal terms as possible.

On board there is a ‘buddy system”. People are buddied up, usually in able-bodied/physically disabled pairs, to give help and assistance as and when needed. The system, which is a two way process, has been in operation since the ship’s first voyage and epitomises the inclusive ethos of the ship. It has led to many enduring friendships contributing to the voyage crew’s enjoyment of the voyage. The permanent crew decide the pairings shortly before sailing.

Open to people with severe disabilities

The ship is designed to cater for people with severely disabilities. People with severe disabilities will come with their own buddy, someone who knows them, is used to caring for them and is familiar with their needs.

Speak with us to discuss your requirements.

Open to beginner sailors.

Open to solo travellers.

Portsmouth,UK

Portsmouth, UK

Don’t worry if you’ve never sailed before – most people step on board with no experience of sailing a tall ship. These 7 days of sailing are about giving everybody the freedom to explore their ability, potential and place in the world. Life on board is about joining in and getting involved. Everyone is seen and treated as equal. Everyone has a role to play and contributes to the best of their ability.

Once on board you’ll be part of the crew, and be put into one of four teams called watches. You’ll learn from our permanent crew and will take part in all the tasks necessary to operate the ship, whether that’s setting sail, helming, assisting in the galley or climbing the mast – though that one’s not compulsory.

You’ll also enjoy time off watch every day to take in the scenery, get to know others on board and take part in the planned activities.

We recommend that you bring the following items:

Paperwork

Passport (Even voyages with UK departure and arrival ports usually call into at least one foreign port during a voyage)
Joining instructions (please leave a copy with your next of kin)
Insurance policy
Your return air ticket if you are joining or leaving the ship outside the UK.
RYA Log book (if you have one)
Duke of Edinburgh Record Book, if you are taking part at the Gold Award level only.
Medical supplies and aids

Please bring sufficient for the voyage and your journey. If you are flying to join the ship we suggest you pack your medicines in your hand baggage – but please check current airport security regulations.
Earplugs/Eye mask

If you think your sleep might be disturbed by the noise of the generator engine or lights.
Spectacles/ Sunglasses

 With a cord to keep them safe
Toiletries

Enough for the whole voyage.
High factor sun cream
Mosquito repellent.
There are 240v sockets for razors and hairdryers
Towels

You will need to bring your own towels (including one for swimming if you plan to swim)
Shoes

Soft-soled shoes – deck shoes or trainers. In warm weather, sandals are fine, but not flip-flops. If you have your own oilskins and sea boots bring them along!
Gloves

You will be handling ropes so sailing or other non-slip gloves will be useful.
Water Bottles

It is useful but not essential to bring a water bottle with you, especially on trips in warm climates, in order to keep hydrated.
Money

Sterling – to use in the bar for drinks, crisps, chocolate and to buy souvenirs in the shop.
UK Voyages usually call into a European port so you will need Euros.
Canary Island Voyages – Euros.
Caribbean Voyages – US$, East Caribbean $ and euros (many of the Caribbean Islands are French).
For countries outside the EU – local currency.
On leaving the Caribbean you may be charged $50 departure tax at the airport.
Only Visa and Mastercard credit cards are accepted on board, although we would prefer cheques (sterling only).
We DO NOT accept: debit cards, Solo or Maestro on board.
Clothing

It can be noticeably cooler at sea than on land, especially at night. So come prepared.
Please bring enough clothing for the duration of the voyage as we are not able to do personal washing for you, except on ocean passage voyages and voyages of 2 weeks or more.
DO NOT BRING

Valuables – we do not have any lockable spaces on board.
Suitcases or rigid bags – your personal possessions must be brought in soft bags for ease of stowing.