Upcoming Voyages with Sail Training Ireland


Are you interested in taking part? Our main goal is to sponsor and support young people, from all backgrounds, to take part in voyages at sea on Tall Ships and Sail training vessels. This can be a life-changing experience and often has profound effects on the attitudes, behaviours and outlook of the participants. No sailing experience required!

We are excited about new opportunities in 2017 and are aiming to provide access to 350 funded trainee berths on board Tall ships and Sail training vessels this season.

For more information on destinations, dates and participants’ contribution please see our voyage program below.


Voyage: Dublin Sail Training Bursary Voyage 16-17yr NOTE: A bursary application from must accompany this application. Contact Info@sailtrainingireland.com

Dates: 05 Jun 2017 to 11 Jun 2017 (6 days)   Route: Dublin to Carlingford   Vessel: Maybe

Join the Tall Ship Maybe as they explore the Irish Sea. With support from Dublin City Council the Dublin sail training bursary scheme voyage 1 is set for 2017! The first voyage is for 16-17 year olds from the Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow areas. Dont forget to fill out your Bursary Application form which is available from info@sailtrainingireland.com. Leaving Dublin City River Festival we head North along the coast of Ireland . Become the crew of Tall Ship Maybe, involved in every aspect of sailing a classic Tall Ship; without you the sails won’t go up and the boat won’t move! You will be involved in hoisting sails, ropework, steering, keeping watch, cooking in the galley and general duties on board. You will learn skills in team work, communication and leadership and make new friends, building confidence and having fun. There will be opportunities to visit quite secluded bays, and swim in the Irish Sea! See amazing scenery. Spot amazing wildlife and birds. But, most importantly, have a fantastic adventure which you will share with new friends and will be etched in your memory forever.

Trainee Capacity: 12   Fee: €150   

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Voyage: Drogheda Sail Training Bursary Voyage 16-17 yr NOTE: Drogheda Bursary application form needed to apply.

Dates: 05 Jun 2017 to 10 Jun 2017 (5 days)   Route: Dublin to Drogheda   Vessel: Brian Boru

With support from Drogheda Port and local businesses the Drogheda sail training bursary scheme voyage 1 is set for 2017! The first voyage is for 16-17 year olds from the Drogheda/ Louth/ Meath areas. Dont forget to fill out your Bursary Application form which is available on our downloads page, if you are a successful bursary applicant, the voyage fee is reduced from €575 to €150! This voyage is based around the Irish Maritime Festival held in Drogheda so gather the friends and family quayside for the arrival/ departure! Learn to sail the traditional gaff rigged ketch the Brian Boru. Over 6 days become part of the working crew and discover what it means to really be part of a team, you will also observe and learn about the heritage, culture, wildlife and conservation of the marine environment under the guidance of the professional crew.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €150   

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Voyage: Pelican of London Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Voyage 18-30 yrs

Dates: 05 Jun 2017 to 16 Jun 2017 (11 days)   Route: Dublin (Stopping in Cork and Belfast) to Dublin    Vessel: Pelican of London

YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE! The hugely popular youth exchange voyage is back in 2017! Join 30 other people from Belfast, Liverpool and Ireland on board the Pelican of London for the experience of a lifetime! This voyage begins in Dublin where you'll 'learn the ropes' of the traditionally rigged, three masted square rigger. Pelican's unique Main Mast Barquentine rig and sail plan is derived from the Barbary Coast pirate ships. Her beautiful clipper hull gives her unique performance to windward and a great turn of speed. Your Sail Training Journey will bring you into Cork where we will visit the NMCI then you'll set course for Belfast's Maritime Festival. The voyage programme will include Erasmus+ themes of employability, active citizenship and inclusion and diversity. What are you waiting for!

Trainee Capacity: 28   Fee: €400   

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Voyage: Drogheda Sail Training Bursary Voyage 16-21yr NOTE: Drogheda Bursary Application form needed to apply.

Dates: 11 Jun 2017 to 16 Jun 2017 (5 days)   Route: Drogheda to TBC   Vessel: Brian Boru

With support from Drogheda Port and local businesses the Drogheda sail training bursary scheme voyage 2 is set for 2017! The second voyage is for 18-30 year olds from the Drogheda/ Louth/ Meath areas. Do not forget to fill out your Bursary Application form which is available on our downloads page, if you are a successful bursary applicant, the voyage fee is reduced from €575 to €150! This voyage is based around the Irish Maritime Festival held in Drogheda so gather the friends and family quayside for the arrival/ departure! Learn to sail the traditional gaff rigged ketch the Brian Boru. Over 6 days become part of the working crew and discover what it means to really be part of a team, you will also observe and learn about the heritage, culture, wildlife and conservation of the marine environment under the guidance of the professional crew.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €150   

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Voyage: Dublin Sail Training Bursary Voyage 18-30yr NOTE: A bursary application from must accompany this application. Contact Info@sailtrainingireland.com

Dates: 11 Jun 2017 to 16 Jun 2017 (5 days)   Route: Carlingford to Dublin   Vessel: Maybe

Join the Tall Ship Maybe as they explore the Irish Sea. With support from Dublin City Council the Dublin sail training bursary scheme voyage 2 is set for 2017! This voyage is for 18-30 year olds from the Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow areas. Dont forget to fill out your Bursary Application form which is available from info@sailtrainingireland.com. Leaving Carlingford Lough we head South along the coast of Ireland . Become the crew of Tall Ship Maybe, involved in every aspect of sailing a classic Tall Ship; without you the sails won’t go up and the boat won’t move! You will be involved in hoisting sails, ropework, steering, keeping watch, cooking in the galley and general duties on board. You will learn skills in team work, communication and leadership and make new friends, building confidence and having fun. There will be opportunities to visit quite secluded bays, and swim in the Irish Sea! See amazing scenery. Spot amazing wildlife and birds. But, most importantly, have a fantastic adventure which you will share with new friends and will be etched in your memory forever.

Trainee Capacity: 12   Fee: €150   

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Voyage: The Festival Tour 18+

Dates: 18 Jun 2017 to 23 Jun 2017 (5 days)   Route: Belfast to Liverpool   Vessel: Maybe

Jump on board Tall Ship Maybe as they enjoy not one, but two Maritime Festivals. Joining in Belfast for the final day of the Tall Ships Festival. There will be time to explore the Festival and why not go and visit the famous Titanic Museum while you are there. We will leave Belfast on Monday morning in a Parade of Sail with the other Tall Ships. Out in the Bay we get the sails up and begin our journey across to Liverpool, stopping at the Isle of Man, and anchoring off the Welsh Coast before the Parade of Sail along the Mersey into Liverpool Mersey River Festival.

Trainee Capacity: 14   Fee: €500   

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Voyage: Pelican of London Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Voyage 16-17 yrs THIS VOYAGE IS FULL, APPLY FOR A SPOT ON THE WAITING LIST HERE.

Dates: 18 Jun 2017 to 28 Jun 2017 (10 days)   Route: Dublin (Stopping in Belfast and Liverpool) to Dublin   Vessel: Pelican of London

YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE! The hugely popular youth exchange voyage is back in 2017! Join 30 other people from Belfast, Liverpool and Ireland on board the Pelican of London for the experience of a lifetime! This voyage begins in Belfast where you'll 'learn the ropes' of the traditionally rigged, three masted square rigger. Pelican's unique Main Mast Barquentine rig and sail plan is derived from the Barbary Coast pirate ships. Her beautiful clipper hull gives her unique performance to windward and a great turn of speed. Your Sail Training Journey will bring you into Liverpool where there will be a great buzz about the place for the Mersey River Festival, there will be a couple of days here to explore and find out more about the maritime history and culture they share with Dublin and Belfast. You'll then set course for Dublin to farewell all of your newly made friends. The voyage programme will include Erasmus+ themes of employability, active citizenship and inclusion and diversity. What are you waiting for!

Trainee Capacity: 28   Fee: €400   

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Voyage: Brian Boru West Coast Cruise Voyage - All ages

Dates: 18 Jun 2017 to 21 Jun 2017 (3 days)   Route: Belfast to Derry   Vessel: Brian Boru

Sail in the wake of the Vikings, the Normans, the Monastic settlers, Cromwell's Fleet and of course, the Wild Native Irish in the ship named after the legendary High King of Munster and Ireland, Brian Ború. We have a traditional gaff rigged wooden sailing ketch (ship) specifically adapted for carrying passengers on voyages of discovery of heritage and wildlife. See http://traditionalsailexperience.com/THE-BRIAN-BORU for more details and booking information.

Trainee Capacity: 12   Fee: €300   

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Voyage: Brian Boru West Coast Cruise Voyage 2 - All ages

Dates: 21 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017 (3 days)   Route: Derry to Sligo   Vessel: Brian Boru

Sail in the wake of the Vikings, the Normans, the Monastic settlers, Cromwell's Fleet and of course, the Wild Native Irish in the ship named after the legendary High King of Munster and Ireland, Brian Ború. We have a traditional gaff rigged wooden sailing ketch (ship) specifically adapted for carrying passengers on voyages of discovery of heritage and wildlife. See http://traditionalsailexperience.com/THE-BRIAN-BORU for more details and booking information.

Trainee Capacity: 12   Fee: €300   

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Voyage: Adventure Sail Training 1

Dates: 26 Jun 2017 to 30 Jun 2017 (4 days)   Route: Kinsale to Cobh   Vessel: Spirit of Oysterhaven

Come aboard for a great 5 day adventure on board Spirit of Oysterhaven. Explore the rugged coast, enchanting harbours and hidden anchorages of West Cork aboard Ireland's national Sail Training vessel, the Spirit of Oysterhaven. Discover the thrills of helming a 70 foot schooner on the open ocean, learning to operate winches, setting sails and piloting at night along coastal waters and rounding the Fastnet Rock or Mizen Head. Enjoy the challenges and rewards of the camaraderie that develops among the crew as you take responsibility for crewing the vessel - from the deck to the galley - and extend your boundaries of adventure. Depart Monday 10.30am, Return Friday 4.30pm.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €550   

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Voyage: West Cork Sail Training Adventure 16-17yrs Sail Youth

Dates: 10 Jul 2017 to 14 Jul 2017 (4 days)   Route: Glandore to Glandore   Vessel: Spirit of Oysterhaven

Come aboard for a great 5 day adventure on board Spirit of Oysterhaven. Explore the rugged coast, enchanting harbours and hidden anchorages of West Cork aboard Ireland's national Sail Training vessel, the Spirit of Oysterhaven. Discover the thrills of helming a 70 foot schooner on the open ocean, learning to operate winches, setting sails and piloting at night along coastal waters and rounding the Fastnet Rock or Mizen Head. Enjoy the challenges and rewards of the camaraderie that develops among the crew as you take responsibility for crewing the vessel - from the deck to the galley - and extend your boundaries of adventure. Depart Monday 10.30am, Return Friday 4.30pm.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €550   

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Voyage: West Cork Sail Training Adventure Sail Youth 2. 16-17yrs

Dates: 17 Jul 2017 to 21 Jul 2017 (4 days)   Route: Glandore to Glandore   Vessel: Spirit of Oysterhaven

Come aboard for a great 5 day adventure on board Spirit of Oysterhaven. Explore the rugged coast, enchanting harbours and hidden anchorages of West Cork aboard Ireland's national Sail Training vessel, the Spirit of Oysterhaven. Discover the thrills of helming a 70 foot schooner on the open ocean, learning to operate winches, setting sails and piloting at night along coastal waters and rounding the Fastnet Rock or Mizen Head. Enjoy the challenges and rewards of the camaraderie that develops among the crew as you take responsibility for crewing the vessel - from the deck to the galley - and extend your boundaries of adventure. Depart Monday 10.30am, Return Friday 4.30pm.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €550   

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Voyage: Maybe Erasmus+ Youth Exchange 'Sea Change' 1 (15-21yrs) THIS VOYAGE IS FULL, APPLY FOR A SPOT ON THE WAITING LIST HERE.

Dates: 24 Jul 2017 to 05 Aug 2017 (12 days)   Route: Belfast to Derry   Vessel: Maybe

Join Maybe Sailing on board Tall Ship Maybe for an amazing nautical adventure. You will become the crew of Tall Ship Maybe, involved in every aspect of sailing a classic Tall Ship; without you the sails won’t go up and the boat won’t move! You will be involved in hoisting sails, ropework, steering, keeping watch, cooking in the galley and general duties on board. You will be sharing this voyage with 12 other young people from across the UK and Ireland. You will learn skills in team work, communication and leadership and make new friends, building confidence and having fun. Setting off from Belfast, we head North around the coast of Northern Ireland. There will be opportunities to visit quite secluded bays, explore Rathlin Island and swim in the North Atlantic Ocean. See amazing scenery, some you will recognise from Game of Thrones. Spot amazing wildlife, maybe even a Whale or two. But, most importantly, have a fantastic adventure which you will share with new friends and will be etched in your memory forever.

Trainee Capacity: 14   Fee: €550   

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Voyage: West Cork Sail Training Adventure Sail Youth 3 16-17yrs

Dates: 24 Jul 2017 to 28 Jul 2017 (4 days)   Route: Glandore to Glandore   Vessel: Spirit of Oysterhaven

Come aboard for a great 5 day adventure on board Spirit of Oysterhaven. Explore the rugged coast, enchanting harbours and hidden anchorages of West Cork aboard Ireland's national Sail Training vessel, the Spirit of Oysterhaven. Discover the thrills of helming a 70 foot schooner on the open ocean, learning to operate winches, setting sails and piloting at night along coastal waters and rounding the Fastnet Rock or Mizen Head. Enjoy the challenges and rewards of the camaraderie that develops among the crew as you take responsibility for crewing the vessel - from the deck to the galley - and extend your boundaries of adventure. Depart Monday 10.30am, Return Friday 4.30pm.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €550   

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Voyage: Waterford Sail Training Voyage 1 (16-17 year olds) NOTE-Waterford bursary application form needed to apply. Please contact info@sailtrainingireland.com for a form

Dates: 30 Jul 2017 to 04 Aug 2017 (5 days)   Route: Waterford to TBC   Vessel: Brian Boru

Established in 2016 in partnership with Port of Waterford, Waterford Council and Waterford Area Partnership. The scheme provided access to the life changing experience of a Sail Training voyage for young people from the region aboard large sailing vessels. Over 6 days become part of the working crew and discover what it means to really be part of a team, you will also observe and learn about the heritage, culture, wildlife and conservation of the marine environment under the guidance of the professional crew.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €150   

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Voyage: Morgenster Cruising Voyage 3

Dates: 31 Jul 2017 to 07 Aug 2017 (7 days)   Route: Klaipeda-Lithuania to Rostock- Germany   Vessel: Morgenster

The Morgenster is a stunning and elegant Ship and a fast sailor, too. You will find her in the Tall Ships Races every year. On board you will learn to sail a square rigger and how to work together in all aspects of running a Tall Ship from taking the helm to navigation, hoisting sails and galley duty. Step on board for a great adventure and make new friends.Klaipeda is the main port of Lithuania. It's a very nice and interesting town. You'll board in the afternoon on the 31st July. We'll have a good meal together then go through some instructions to get you familiarized with the vessel, crew and guest crew. The next day there will be a Sail Out parade of the Tall Ship Fleet that is gathered in this event. After waving out Klaipeda we set sail for Gotland, the long island east of Sweden. From Gotland, there are possibilities to stop in parts of Sweden like Karlkrona or the island of Bornholm. From we can see the chalk cliffs of Rügen, that we pass before steering more south to the old Hansa town of Rostock. It's an experience of a lifetime! This voyage is suitable for age 18+ and prices are per hammock. (cabins are available at a higher price, Exc flights)

Trainee Capacity: 30   Fee: €665   

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Voyage: West Cork Sail Training Adventure Sail Youth 4 16-17 yrs

Dates: 31 Jul 2017 to 04 Aug 2017 (4 days)   Route: Glandore to Glandore   Vessel: Spirit of Oysterhaven

Come aboard for a great 5 day adventure on board Spirit of Oysterhaven. Explore the rugged coast, enchanting harbours and hidden anchorages of West Cork aboard Ireland's national Sail Training vessel, the Spirit of Oysterhaven. Discover the thrills of helming a 70 foot schooner on the open ocean, learning to operate winches, setting sails and piloting at night along coastal waters and rounding the Fastnet Rock or Mizen Head. Enjoy the challenges and rewards of the camaraderie that develops among the crew as you take responsibility for crewing the vessel - from the deck to the galley - and extend your boundaries of adventure. Depart Monday 10.30am, Return Friday 4.30pm.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €550   

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Voyage: Waterford Sail Training Voyage 2 (18-30 year olds) NOTE-Waterford bursary application form needed to apply.Please contact info@sailtrainingireland.com for a form

Dates: 06 Aug 2017 to 11 Aug 2017 (5 days)   Route: TBC to Waterford   Vessel: Brian Boru

Established in 2016 in partnership with Port of Waterford, Waterford Council and Waterford Area Partnership. The scheme provided access to the life changing experience of a Sail Training voyage for young people from the region aboard large sailing vessels. Over 6 days become part of the working crew and discover what it means to really be part of a team, you will also observe and learn about the heritage, culture, wildlife and conservation of the marine environment under the guidance of the professional crew.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €150   

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Voyage: Maybe Erasmus+ Youth Exchange 'Sea Change' 2 (15-21yrs) THIS VOYAGE IS FULL, APPLY FOR A SPOT ON THE WAITING LIST HERE.

Dates: 07 Aug 2017 to 19 Aug 2017 (12 days)   Route: Derry to Belfast   Vessel: Maybe

Join Maybe Sailing on board Tall Ship Maybe for an amazing nautical adventure. You will become the crew of Tall Ship Maybe, involved in every aspect of sailing a classic Tall Ship; without you the sails won’t go up and the boat won’t move! You will be involved in hoisting sails, ropework, steering, keeping watch, cooking in the galley and general duties on board. You will be sharing this voyage with 12 other young people from across the UK and Ireland. You will learn skills in team work, communication and leadership and make new friends, building confidence and having fun. Setting off from Derry, we will sail around the Coast of Ireland. There will be opportunities to visit quite secluded bays, and swim in the North Atlantic Ocean. See amazing scenery. Spot amazing wildlife, maybe even a Whale or two. But, most importantly, have a fantastic adventure which you will share with new friends and will be etched in your memory forever.

Trainee Capacity: 14   Fee: €550   

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Voyage: West Cork Sail Training Adventure Sail Youth 5 16-17 yrs

Dates: 07 Aug 2017 to 11 Aug 2017 (4 days)   Route: Glandore to Glandore   Vessel: Spirit of Oysterhaven

Come aboard for a great 5 day adventure on board Spirit of Oysterhaven. Explore the rugged coast, enchanting harbours and hidden anchorages of West Cork aboard Ireland's national Sail Training vessel, the Spirit of Oysterhaven. Discover the thrills of helming a 70 foot schooner on the open ocean, learning to operate winches, setting sails and piloting at night along coastal waters and rounding the Fastnet Rock or Mizen Head. Enjoy the challenges and rewards of the camaraderie that develops among the crew as you take responsibility for crewing the vessel - from the deck to the galley - and extend your boundaries of adventure. Depart Monday 10.30am, Return Friday 4.30pm.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €550   

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Voyage: Morgenster Cruising Voyage 4

Dates: 13 Aug 2017 to 25 Aug 2017 (12 days)   Route: Rostock-Germany to Amsterdam- Netherlands   Vessel: Morgenster

The Morgenster is a stunning and elegant Ship and a fast sailor, too. You will find her in the Tall Ships Races every year. On board you will learn to sail a square rigger and how to work together in all aspects of running a Tall Ship from taking the helm to navigation, hoisting sails and galley duty. Step on board for a great adventure and make new friends.In Rostock every August there is a huge and lively maritime event and a city fair at the same time. Whenever possible the Morgenster will be there. You are invited to sail back with us from Rostock to Amsterdam. In 13 days we have time enough to see the highlights on this trip, like the city of Copenhagen and Goteborg, Finishing in Amsterdam.This voyage is suitable for age 18+ and prices are per hammock. (cabins are available at a higher price, Exc flights)

Trainee Capacity: 30   Fee: €999   

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Voyage: West Cork Sail Training Adventure Sail Youth 6 16-17 yrs

Dates: 14 Aug 2017 to 18 Aug 2017 (4 days)   Route: Glandore to Glandore   Vessel: Spirit of Oysterhaven

Come aboard for a great 5 day adventure on board Spirit of Oysterhaven. Explore the rugged coast, enchanting harbours and hidden anchorages of West Cork aboard Ireland's national Sail Training vessel, the Spirit of Oysterhaven. Discover the thrills of helming a 70 foot schooner on the open ocean, learning to operate winches, setting sails and piloting at night along coastal waters and rounding the Fastnet Rock or Mizen Head. Enjoy the challenges and rewards of the camaraderie that develops among the crew as you take responsibility for crewing the vessel - from the deck to the galley - and extend your boundaries of adventure. Depart Monday 10.30am, Return Friday 4.30pm.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €550   

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Voyage: Cork Bursary Voyage 1 (16-17yr) NOTE: Cork Sail Training Bursary Scheme Application Form needed to apply. Please contact info@sailtrainingireland.com for a form

Dates: 20 Aug 2017 to 25 Aug 2017 (5 days)   Route: Glandore to Cork   Vessel: Spirit of Oysterhaven

Sail this beautiful 70 foot classic schooner as a member of crew under the supervision of qualified professionals - no experience necessary, you will learn everything on board! Enjoy the fun and camaraderie of being a crewmember - the exhilaration of sailing on the ocean wave, the excitement of piloting into unfamiliar harbours, the wonder of sailing at night under a starry sky. Learn how to set and stow sails, helm the ship, tie knots, read the weather and predict tides. This exciting adventure offers the participants the opportunity to overcome fears, push boundaries and take on new responsibilities in a challenging environment. Sail training promotes self-confidence, enhances self-esteem and develops leadership, teamwork and communication skills. Your sail training experience will take place in a friendly and supportive environment under the care of qualified professionals whose first priority is always the safety and welfare of the crew on board.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €150   

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Voyage: Maybe Erasmus+ Youth Exchange 'Sea Change' 3 (18-30)

Dates: 21 Aug 2017 to 02 Sep 2017 (12 days)   Route: Belfast to Wemouth, UK   Vessel: Maybe

Join Maybe Sailing on board Tall Ship Maybe for an amazing nautical adventure. You will become the crew of Tall Ship Maybe, involved in every aspect of sailing a classic Tall Ship; without you the sails won’t go up and the boat won’t move! You will be involved in hoisting sails, ropework, steering, keeping watch, cooking in the galley and general duties on board. You will be sharing this voyage with 12 other young people from across the UK and Ireland. You will learn skills in team work, communication and leadership and make new friends, building confidence and having fun. Setting off from Belfast, we head down the Irish Coast to Dublin before crossing the Irish Sea to Wales. We then head to the Scilly Isles, before sailing along the South Coast of England, exploring the many interesting coastal towns along the way. See amazing scenery. Spot amazing wildlife, maybe even a Whale or two and swim in the Irish Sea! But, most importantly, have a fantastic adventure which you will share with new friends and will be etched in your memory forever

Trainee Capacity: 14   Fee: €550   

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Voyage: Morgenster Cruising Voyage 5

Dates: 26 Aug 2017 to 03 Sep 2017 (8 days)   Route: Amsterdam to Le Havre    Vessel: Morgenster

The Morgenster is a stunning and elegant Ship and a fast sailor, too. You will find her in the Tall Ships Races every year. On board you will learn to sail a square rigger and how to work together in all aspects of running a Tall Ship from taking the helm to navigation, hoisting sails and galley duty. Step on board for a great adventure and make new friends. In Le Havre, at the mouth of River Seine, there will be an event around the return of the Tall Ships from Quebec who took part in the Trans-Atlantic Tall Ship Race this summer. From Amsterdam we sail to Le Havre to take part in the festivities! We have two weeks so there will be interesting stops on our way to the river Seine. This voyage is suitable for age 18+ and prices are per hammock. (cabins are available at a higher price, Exc flights)

Trainee Capacity: 30   Fee: €665   

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Voyage: Cork Bursary Voyage 1 (18-30yr) NOTE: Cork Sail Training Bursary Scheme Application Form needed to apply.Please contact info@sailtrainingireland.com for a form

Dates: 27 Aug 2017 to 01 Sep 2017 (5 days)   Route: Glandore to Cork   Vessel: Spirit of Oysterhaven

Sail this beautiful 70 foot classic schooner as a member of crew under the supervision of qualified professionals - no experience necessary, you will learn everything on board! Enjoy the fun and camaraderie of being a crewmember - the exhilaration of sailing on the ocean wave, the excitement of piloting into unfamiliar harbours, the wonder of sailing at night under a starry sky. Learn how to set and stow sails, helm the ship, tie knots, read the weather and predict tides. This exciting adventure offers the participants the opportunity to overcome fears, push boundaries and take on new responsibilities in a challenging environment. Sail training promotes self-confidence, enhances self-esteem and develops leadership, teamwork and communication skills. Your sail training experience will take place in a friendly and supportive environment under the care of qualified professionals whose first priority is always the safety and welfare of the crew on board.

Trainee Capacity: 10   Fee: €150   

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Voyage: Morgenster Miles Maker

Dates: 04 Sep 2017 to 08 Sep 2017 (4 days)   Route: Le Havre to Den Helder   Vessel: Morgenster

The Morgenster is a stunning and elegant Ship and a fast sailor, too. This voyage is perfect for those wanting to log sea miles! Over 4 days you will log up to 350NM, Including night sailing. On board you will learn to sail a square rigger and how to work together in all aspects of running a Tall Ship from taking the helm to navigation, hoisting sails and galley duty. Step on board for a great adventure and make new friends.There is quite an event going in Le Havre! The next day we'll go to sea to set our sails. Through the Channel and North Sea we will get some nice square rig sailing before tying up in Amsterdam. This voyage is suitable for age 18+ and prices are per hammock. (cabins are available at a higher price, Exc flights)

Trainee Capacity: 30   Fee: €290   

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At Sail Training Ireland we believe that no young person should be excluded from sail training due to financial situation. If you require additional funding, please do let us know in your application.

We aim to sponsor and support sea-going participants through various bursary schemes. We also encourage and support you to fundraise yourself.