Discover classic holidays at sea

Venture aboard a traditional sailing vessel and explore a host of destinations as you've never seen them before. Let our fleet of classic boats give you an authentic taste of life under sail and a holiday like no other.

Linden Svalbard Arctic sailing scenery

Discover the Deep Fjords

  • Vessel : Linden
  • Port : Longyearbyen
  • Date : 30 July 2018
  • Duration : 5 days
  • Good for : Exploration
Bessie Ellen moored next to seal in Scotland

St Kilda under Sail

  • Vessel : Bessie Ellen
  • Port : Oban, Scotland
  • Date : 2nd June 2018
  • Duration : 7 days
  • Good for : Wildlife
Swimming in the canaries on a classic sailing holiday

Canary Island Paradise

  • Vessel : Eye of the Wind
  • Port : Santa Cruz, Tenerife
  • Date : 18th November 2018
  • Duration : 7 days
  • Good for : Winter sun

Sail Cornish Waters

  • Vessel : Johanna Lucretia
  • Port : Fowey, Cornwall
  • Date : 6th July 2018
  • Duration : 3 days
  • Good for : Taster weekends

Dining Aboard

Indulge on freshly prepared meals and home made snacks, life at sea can be hungry work after all!

Why Book with Us

If you're ready to pack your bags and go, these are the voyages for you. You may also benefit from a better price!

The Single Traveller

Our sailing holidays are ideal for solo travellers. Mix with like minded people and make new friends.

View Our Destinations

Looking for some 'must see' destinations? Then we have a voyage for you.

Destinations

Our range of vessels enables us to offer several destinations all over the globe. Which adventure will you choose?

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Our fleet

With vessels of all sizes and each with a unique history and construction, there is no shortage of choice for your sailing holiday.

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  • “I thoroughly enjoyed reliving my youth onboard Bessie Ellen. We came from Cornwall to Oban on this beautiful ship with Skipper Nikki and her brilliant crew. Great hands on sailing, relaxed atmosphere and fabulous food. A true get away.”

    – Kate Smith, Bessie Ellen Guest

  • “I’ve never sailed before, but if this is sailing, then I’m addicted. So, it seems, is everyone else: 85% of the Bessie Ellen’s guests return for further sailing adventures.”

    – Hazel Southam, writing for The Guardian

  • “Having never set foot on a working tall ship, I had no idea what to expect aside from what I had seen in films. The reality is so much better. I would recommend anyone who loves the sea to try this.”

    – Chris Baker, Muddy Stilettos Cornwall

  • “This was the Canaries of riding anchor in moonlit bays...., of swimming with turtles and and admiring pilot whales beneath our bows.”

    – Andrew Eames, writing for The Times

Latest from the adventure log

Read up on life on board a tall ship! See what both skippers and customers have to say about sailing within our fleet.

Canary Island sailing with dolphins
8 February 2018

Wildlife Spotting at Sea

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Solo sailing on board a tall ship
7 February 2018

The Solo Sailor on Holiday!

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Blue sea swimming in the Canaries
2 February 2018

Canary Capers on board Bessie Ellen

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Guest taking helm of Johanna Lucretia
25 July 2017

Tall Ship Adventures in Cornwall

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Why book with us?

How VentureSail makes your holiday fuss free so all you need do is enjoy your venture aboard a classic ship.

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