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
Sail Training Shetland Launch Campaign to recruit 14 Trainees to Join The Tall Ships Races 2010!
Sail Training Shetland is pleased to announce that fourteen young people, between the ages of 15-25 years old will have the opportunity to take part in The Tall Ships Races 2010. Trainee places will be available onboard the Swan and Christian Radich during The Tall Ships Races between Kristiansand, Norway and Hartlepool, UK in August.
Grant funding and sponsorship has been received from The People's Postcode Lottery, Lerwick Building Centre, DH Marine, Ocean Kinetics, Lerwick Port Authority and Shetland Island Council. Associate sponsors and supporters are Lerwick Community Council, the Merchant Navy Association of Shetland, Ian Manson (Bletty) Memorial Trust and NorthLink Ferries Ltd.
Peter Malcolmson, Chairman of Sail Training Shetland said "We hope to encourage as many young people to apply for the opportunity to take part in The Tall Ships Races, information and application forms are now available on the Current Sail Training Scheme page of our website and we look forward to receiving applications before the closing date of Friday 7th May."