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2015 Voyages

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.  

Apply now! 

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 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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