To the Azores, Sao Miguel, Pico and Faial
Ever wanted to really see the Azores ? In 2020 you can sail there, spend time there and sail back to mainland France without stepping on an aeroplane.
Whale watching in the Azores. The slower you go the more you see.....
The Azores is one of the world’s top spots for sighting an abundance of whales and dolphins. Sperm, Blue, Fin, Sei, Minke and Humpback are all commonly seen, they are magnificent and mystical.
Explore Sao Miguel and visit hot thermal baths.
Thermal Water Pool of Terra Nostra Park, it’s colour comes from the iron dissolved in the water gushing from a volcanic spring at 35C to 40C and has the healing power of mineral-infused water.
The Fruit Run , two new ocean races from Cornwall to the Azores then to France.
This is it , the launch of our new ocean race for large wooden vessels. It starts in the bar, you row to the anchorage, you wind up the anchor, you sail 1200 nautical miles and you row ashore and finish in the bar !
Are you someone who really want to experience the following……….
Ocean racing on a traditional ship, dedicating six weeks of their lives to learn how to sail a three masted lugger, to race two ocean passages and spend 10 days exploring the Azores, island by island. For people who want to see the Azores by ship and not by aeroplane. This six week voyage will be with a group of ships, so an opportunity to have a great time all together, meeting new crews and finally ending the voyage in Brest International maritime festival. This is a amazing opportunity ! Want to apply ? To inquire about places email firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you a wooden ship over 45 feet, traditionally built by plank on frame method, of working boat design and traditionally rigged ? ie. no winches hydraulics , bottle screw or high tension rigging.
To apply to register to race then email
Participating ships so far are…..
Falmouth Pilot cutter replica PELLEW
The Fruit Run website will be out soon and will explain the thinking behind the race, it’s maritime history and more details about the races and cruise in company.