News

November 2017

Historic boats to set sail again
Allchorn Maritime Trust, have begun restoration of the Southern Queen, one of Eastbourne’s former pleasure boats, built in Westham back in 1950.


Ship-Keeping weekend at Cutty Sark
Experience and learn traditional maritime skills on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May 2018!


Unveiling the Coat of Arms upon the stern of historic vessel City of Adelaide


Tall Ships will be sailing back on to the River Mersey in 2018
Friday 25 to Monday 28 May 2018, Liverpool.


SS Freshspring receives Lottery funding boost
The SS Freshspring has received a £61k boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help restore the steamship into an attraction for Bideford.


Job Opportunity: First Mate
Excelsior is looking for a new First Mate to join her crew for the 2018 season!


No Roses on a Sailor's Grave
The search for a WWII veteran's lost ship unearths more than expected.


National Historic Ships UK celebrates maritime heritage at their annual Award Ceremony
HRH The Princess Royal attended the event to help us award prizes to all our winners!


October 2017

New Film launches public appeal to restore “Heart” of the steamship Maid of the Loch
TV and film star Bill Paterson has joined forces with Celtic Music legends Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain in a new short film about the UK’s last paddle Steamship.


Former fishing boat Scotch Queen successfully salvaged from River Fal
A FORMER Scottish fishing boat the Scotch Queen, a vessel on the National Historic Ships Register, has been successfully salvaged in a week-long operation near Turnaware Bar


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