Three crew with varying levels of experience share their view points. Read More
Geoff Saunders book Reports from Coastal Stations – a journey around the Shipping Forecast Areas, is a mix of travellers’ tales, history and a little science. It has attracted great reviews. Read More
Richard Sibley from the Tall Ships Gallery writes on the SchoonerSail Blog about the excitement of photographing the Tall Ships Race from Hartlepool. Read More
A behind the scenes look at the Tall Ships Race Crew Parades as the crew of the schooner Trinovante prepare to give it their all. Read More
It’s one hundred years since Captain Robert Falcon Scott set sail on the Terra Nova to the Antarctic. Read More
Alison Jolley joins descendants of those explorers on a voyage to the Antarctic to commemorate the centenary of that fateful expedition.
Not so long ago there were no railways or HGV’s and nearly all goods were transported by sea, in sailing boats without engines. Fishing was the same. Michael Emmett and Kevin Murphy give us the insiders view of how it was done and take you on a journey as one of the crew in their book “WORKING TRADITIONAL SAIL”. Read More
Carol Edwards book ‘The Life And Times Of House Boats of Leigh On Sea’ details the decades long battle between the 200 strong houseboat community and Southend corporation, life as a house boat dweller, how some people turned once derelict wrecks into comfortable living accommodation and their final eviction in the 1950’s Read More
A Voyage to Norway by Mike and Liz Taylor-Jones Read More
The seeds of this voyage were sown in 1961 when Mike, in his ‘gap year’, sailed to Greenland with the mountaineer and explorer H W Tilman (as detailed in Tilman’s book Mischief In Greenland). Greenland’s magnificent ice cap, mountains, glaciers and fjords left an indelible impression on Mike, who always dreamed of making another similar voyage.