Providing annual sail training opportunities to young people aged between 15 and 25 years from all over Shetland.

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Tall Ships placements now available

March 1st 2018

Each year, Sail Training Shetland helps fund a number of sail training placements for young people between the ages of 15 to 25 years. 

No prior experience is necessary, just a strong sense of adventure!  

Get onboard for the adventure of a lifetime! 

The application process has now opened for three different experiences we are offering this year: 

Race 1 onboard Swan

Dates: Saturday 7 July – Friday 20 July

Route: Lerwick – Sunderland – Esbjerg  


Cruise-in-Company onboard Swan

Dates: Thursday 19 July – Wednesday 1 August

Route: Esbjerg – Stavanger


Cruise-in-Company onboard Norwegian Tall Ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl

Dates: Wednesday 18 July – Sunday 29 July

Route: Esbjerg – Stavanger

Visit our Current Scheme page for details on how apply

Lerwick Port AuthorityJ.R. Hutton ConsultingTall Ships Races LerwickTulloch Developments LtdMorenot
Associate Sponsors
The Swan TrustNorthLink Ferries LimitedSullom Voe Owners
Grant Funders
Bell's Nautical Trust