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This summer, Sail Training Shetland is providing young adults between 15 – 25 years, with the opportunity to participate in the following sailing adventures (dates inclusive of travel):

Nordic Sail

Norway | Sweden | Denmark

Monday 30 June to Monday 14 July 2014

A two week Scandinavian sailing adventure onboard Shetland’s own sail training vessel Swan.  Trainees will sail to Norway, Sweden and Denmark alongside other traditionally built sailing vessels to enjoy plenty of planned and impromptu gatherings in host port locations.  This voyage is aimed at all traditionally built and / or rigged sailing vessels greater than 9 metres, gathering together sailing enthuisasts of all ages for get-togethers in the Skagerrak / Kattegat region.   

The Tall Ships Races 2014, Race One

Harlingen, The Netherlands | Fredrikstad, Norway

Thursday 3 July to Tuesday 15 July 2014

Trainees will be joining newly built German Tall Ship Alexander Von Humboldt II for an amazing tall ships adventure. This year's event is predicted to attract 100 Tall Ships from around the world, bringing with it thousands of young people of all backgrounds from over thirty nationalities.  The Races will start with a grand port event in Harlingen, The Netherlands, a Tall Ships friendly port and at the forefront of all their activities will be the organisation of activities for young people.  From Harlingen the vessels will race to Fredrikstad, Norway which promises a social and cultural programme to give every crew member and visitor the ‘experience of a life time’.

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