Classic & Traditional

Immerse yourself in a holiday of a lifetime with a classic sailing experience on one of our traditional vessels.

Bessie Ellen sailing in the Hebrides in full sail

Bessie Ellen

  • Rig: Gaff Rigged Ketch
  • Guest berths: 12

Built in 1904, Bessie Ellen is one of Britain’s last wooden coasting ketches sailing the coasts of Cornwall, Scotland, Denmark & Spain.

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Blue Clipper full sails Scotland

Blue Clipper

  • Rig: Gaff Schooner
  • Guest berths: 12

Blue Clipper was built in Sweden in 1991 and is perfect for those wanting an active sailing holiday from the Scotland, Spain and Portugal.

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Escape Bow sailing devon

Escape

  • Rig: Gaff Yawl
  • Guest berths: 4

A 43ft gaff yawl built in 1937, true classic Escape slices through the water offering guests sailing in style while exploring the South Devon & Cornish coasts.

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Eye of the Wind Brig History

Eye of the Wind

  • Rig: Brig
  • Guest berths: 16

Over 100 years old, Eye of the Wind is one of the last luxury tall ships of our time, sailing all over the world from Scandinavia to Scotland and the Caribbean.

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Florette in full sail with sunshine behind

Florette

  • Rig: Brigantine
  • Guest berths: 28

An original Brigantine windjammer built in the famous Picchotti Shipyard in 1921, Florette is still sailing the Mediterranean today!

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Maybe-fullsail-blue-sky

Maybe

  • Rig: Gaff Ketch
  • Guest berths: 8

Gaff Ketch Maybe is a spacious classic with private twin cabins spending her summers sailing the coasts of Cornwall and Portugal.

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Morgenster Full Sail

Morgenster

  • Rig: Brig
  • Guest berths: 24

Built in 1919 and traditionally rigged, Morgenster offers an adventurous hands-on sailing experience from Europe to Cape Verde.

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Noorderlicht-sailing-norway-full-sail

Noorderlicht

  • Rig: Schooner
  • Guest berths: 20

Built in 1910, Noorderlicht spends her summer exploring Svalbard & her winters watching whales and anchoring under the Northern Lights.

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Oosterschelde Cape Verde Sailing

Oosterschelde

  • Rig: Topsail Schooner
  • Guest berths: 24

From Antarctica to Cape Verde, Oosterschelde is the oldest and largest Dutch topsail schooner to still be sailing the worlds oceans to this day.

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Pilgrim at sea

Pilgrim of Brixham

  • Rig: Gaff Rigged Ketch
  • Guest berths: 10

With her iconic red sails, she is one of the last remaining traditional trawlers exploring the coasts of South Devon, Cornwall and the Channel Islands.

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Pellew full sails Eigg small isles

Pellew

  • Rig: Pilot Cutter
  • Guest berths: 8

Pellew is the faithful recreation of Falmouth Pilot Cutter "Vincent" and is the fastest and largest Pilot Cutter to be sailing in Britain today.

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Aron underway from the side, South Funenm Denmark

Aron

  • Rig: Schooner
  • Guest berths: 10

Marstal schooner, Aron of Svendborg was built in 1906 and is still sailing in Denmark today. Offering guests a traditional sailing experience in the South Funen archipelago.

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Bonnie Lynn bows on sailing

Bonnie Lynn

  • Rig: Custom Schooner
  • Guest berths: 6

A custom-schooner built in 1998, Bonnie Lynn offers guests a bespoke private charter experience through the Exuma islands of the Bahamas.

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Flying Dutchman under sail

Flying Dutchman

  • Rig: Schooner
  • Guest berths: 24

Built in 1903, the Flying Dutchman spends her summers sailing from Holland to Scotland for island hopping and wildlife watching.

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Iris Sailing

Iris

  • Rig: Ketch
  • Guest berths: 10

Built in 1916, as a herring drifter, Iris has been transformed into a charter vessel sailing the Baltic Sea from Denmark to Finland.

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Katharina guests bowsprit

Katharina

  • Rig: Gaff Ketch
  • Guest berths: 14

Offering guests Indonesian island hopping under sail. Discover the Orangutans of Borneo and the dragons of Komodo with wooden gaff ketch Katharina.

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Ombak sailing

Ombak Putih

  • Rig: Gaff Ketch
  • Guest berths: 24

Offering guests Indonesian island hopping under sail. Discover the Orangutans of Borneo and the dragons of Komodo with wooden gaff ketch Ombak Putih..

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Grayhound full sail

Grayhound

  • Rig: Lugger
  • Guest berths: 12

From Cargo runs to France, to coastal sailing in Cornwall, traditional lugger Grayhound is also crossing the Atlantic to spend her winter in the Caribbean!

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Tecla classic ship full sail header

Tecla

  • Rig: Gaff Ketch
  • Guest berths: 12

Tecla’s maritime legacy spans the globe as she offers worldwide sailing expeditions from the Arctic to Antarctica. Discover some of the most remote polar regions on the planet as you sail traditionally with a professional crew.

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