Off the coast of Tenerife Bessie Ellen sails alongside pilot whales, to the surprise of a guest who awoke to hear the commotion.
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A first time in the Atlantic Ocean – offshore and in blue waters, sailing. One guest on board Bessie Ellen gives her impressions of 'space', sea sickness and what reaching landfall is like.
What happens offshore on board a tall ship like Bessie Ellen? Here's what one guest had to say while sailing from Lisbon to Madeira. Check out what CYTV caught on camera while at sea...
Embrace landfall, spot your anchorage and cook with family around a fire with inspiration from Tasmania's outdoor chef Sarah Glover and her ‘Seafood Feast On A Stick’ recipe.
It's only when you sail a tall ship that you really understand their history in context of how people 'worked' them as we hear from on board Bessie Ellen.
Featuring exhibitions in Australia, a Great War exhibition in Maine – United States, the start of the Golden Globe Race in France, and the Het Scheepvaartmuseum's showcase of Joan Blaeu's map of the world, dating from 1648, one of the absolute highlights of The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.
Being at sea can be cleansing. It's not just sights and sounds, but the movement of the boat that has a rhythm – it's 'therapy at sea' as we hear from a guest on board Bessie Ellen.
The list of classic boat sailing events and classic yacht regattas for 2018 worldwide.
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Night watches have a magical feel to them – the experience of isolation, an escape from the digital and fast-paced world we exist in, as we hear from on board Bessie Ellen.
This binnacle was designed to be used on a submarine bridge at the surface. It was small enough to pass down through the hatch when submerging. It's for sale – read more about it here.
In 1968 Sir Robin Knox-Johnston became the first yachtsman to solo non-stop circumnavigate in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race. It was also in that same race, one competitor Donald Crowhurst lost his mind and was lost at sea. THE MERCY (2018) is a film telling the story of Crowhurst's fate. Here's the trailer...
Lamb torpedoes on a piadina with mint and cucumber yogurt, brown lemon rice, courgettes, toasted pine nuts and salad. Serving this piping hot is not essential. We thought that this would be a great alternative to pasta dishes commonly eaten during regattas and cruising. Enjoy!