This trip has been amazing and I would recommend it to anyone.
The trip on the Swan...has been one of the most amazing experiences in my life
This opportunity has been a complete eye opener for me and I can only hope to do something like this again
It’s hard to think that 12 days ago we didn’t know each other at all but now were like a family sharing laughs and mischief
We have so many memories to share; the magic of the Mareel, the plunging waves and gales leaving us with salt swept hair
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Nordisk Sjelads 2015 (Nordic Sail)
Tuesday 30 June to Saturday 11 July (dates inclusive of travel)
Ten sail training placements are available for Nordisk Sjelads 2015, an event gathering a fleet of traditionally rigged vessels in Skagerrak / Kattegat region. During this twelve day voyage, over 300 crew will congregate for planned and impromptu celebrations in host port locations at Hirtshals in Denmark, followed by a visit to Grimstad, Norway. Follow Nordic Sail on Facebook here.
The Tall Ships Races, Race Two
Monday 27 July to Friday 7 August
In a separate adventure starting on Monday 27 July, ten trainees will cross the North Sea in Race Two of The Tall Ships Races 2015 between Kirstiansand, Norway and Aalborg, Denmark. Read more about the Tall Ships Races here.
These adventures offer the opportunity to sail onboard Shetland's own sail training vessel Swan which will be taking part in both events.
Its really easy to apply! Read our guidance notes and complete the application form below:
Guidance Notes [PDF]
Application Form [Word Format]
Application Form [PDF]
Email your completed form to email@example.com or by post before the closing date to: Melanie Henderson, Sail Training Shetland, c/o Albert Building, Lerwick, ZE1 0LL.
The closing date for applications is Friday 27 March 2015 - don't miss the boat!
Need more persuasion? Here's a taster of things to come...
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