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Archive of Schoonersail Newsletters

Autumn 2011

Autumn 2010

Autumn 2009

Autumn 2008

Autumn 2007

Autumn 2006

Spring 2006

Autumn 2005

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Tall Ships Race articles

Crewing On The Tall Ships Races 2010spacer gifThe experiences of one of the crew By Elly Perry
The Tall Ships Race 2010 Kristiansand to Hartlepool
Tall Ships Race Report 2008
Voyage Preview About the Tall Ships Races 2008


Lorea fulfilling her dream of helming a schooner.

articles written by people who have been on our sailing holidays
Since 2011 these articles have been posted on our sailing holiday blog and don't appear here.

Victoria's Log Book Paintingsspacer gifPaintings, sketches and thoughts about a voyage to the Arctic Circle. By Victoria Burton-Davey
Zen and the Art of Steering spacer gifMind Over Matter At The Helm, Learning To steer By Janet Hall
Sailing above the Arctic Circlespacer gif by Geoff Saunders
Fish On spacer gifArctic Circle Sailing from Trondheim to Bodø by Sarah Farrelly
Into the Arctic Circle for the First Time spacer gifBy Adrian Luckins and Melanie White
On Passage from Arran to Irelandspacer gifBy Chris Adams
Faces on the Quayspacer gifBy Paul Farmer
Night Passagespacer gifSailing from Waterford to Milford Haven Overnight By Annmarie Pitt
Tall Ships Festival Sail Amsterdam 2005 by Hetty Snodgrass
Sailing On A Tall Ship Again by Dave Pridmore
An Account of Breakfast on the Schooner Or The Ship's Chef Houdini of the Seas By Melanie White
Fascinating FactsBy Neil Ashdown
Sun, Moon, Stars and ... Cloud? By Bob Livingston The trials And Tribulations Of The Ocean Navigator
Crewing On The Tall Ships Races 2010spacer gifThe experiences of one of the crew By Elly Perry

Learn To Sail A Schooner And Other articles


Learn To Sail a Schooner No.7spacer gif Tacking
Learn To Sail a Schooner No.6 spacer gifShort turning away from a quay
Learn To Sail a Schooner No.5spacer gif Sailing Away From A Quay with the Wind Aft
Learn To Sail a Schooner No.4spacer gif Sailing Away From A Quay
Learn To Sail A Schooner No.3 spacer gifDocking And Undocking Using A Spring
Learn To Sail A Schooner No.2spacer gif Anchoring Under Sail on the Run
Learn To Sail A Schooner No.1 spacer gifGetting Under Way From Anchor Under Sail
How To Tell A Ketch From A Schooner


Our schooner alongside in Floro, Norway after the voyage out from the UK

Yearly Sailing Holiday Highlights/Previews

The Ten Best Sailing Holiday Photos From 2011
Highlights of Summer Sailing Holiday 2011
Highlights of Summer Sailing Holidays 2010
Highlights of Summer Sailing Holidays 2009
Highlights of Summer Sailing Holidays2008
Highlights of Summer Sailing Holidays 2007
Summer 2007 Sailing Holidays Preview
Summer 2006 Round Britain voyage

Everything Else...

Dinghies, Dories, and Schooners spacer gifAn Arcticle written for the dinghy cruising association in 2006.
Sailors Graffiti spacer gifThe Wicklow Habour Wall Paintings
Satellite Versus Sextant
Blue Sky Thinkingspacer gif With a Link to the Cloud Appreciation Society
Gannets Gatheringspacer gif A short piece about a visit to Bass Rock
Screaming Lord Sutch And The Red Sands Towers
About the world war 2 gun emplacements in the Thames Estuary
The Thames Estuary's Explosive Secret The Wreck Of The Richard Montgomery

Trinovantes' Run Riot with the British Queen About the Trinovantes