Blog

August 9th, 2022
The Belem

The Belem under Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster … The Belem started life in France in 1896, making her the ripe old age of 126 years old - starting as a cargo ship, transporting sugar from the West Indies and cocoa and coffee from Brazil.

July 6th, 2022
Introducing Rebecca Owen

Introducing Rebecca Owen, one of Sail Training Shetland’s Trainees partaking in the 2022 Tall Ships Races, sailing in the second leg of the race from Harlingen in The Netherlands to Antwerp in Belgium.

July 6th, 2022
Introducing Ava Priest

Introducing Ava Priest, one of Sail Training Shetland's Trainees partaking in the 2022 Tall Ships Races, sailing in the second leg of the race from Harlingen in The Netherlands to Antwerp in Belgium.

July 6th, 2022
Introducing Jess Wadley

Introducing Jess Wadley, one of Sail Training Shetland's Trainees partaking in the 2022 Tall Ships Races, sailing in the first leg of the race from Lerwick to Esbjerg in Denmark and then onwards to Harlingen in The Netherlands.

May 27th, 2022
Who Is Sail Training International?

LERWICK WELCOMES BACK THE TALL SHIPS RACES … Lerwick is once again fortunate enough to welcome The Tall Ships Races back, in 2023. The Races are highly regarded in Shetland - having previously been hosted here in 1999 and 2011.