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Successful Mayflower Small Ships Race

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Young sailors overcome strong headwinds to arrive in Dartmouth for postponed Mayflower 400 Race.   After two days of beating into a strong westerly headwind, 12 UK Sail Training vessels, crewed by young people, arrived safely in Dartmouth on Thursday morning to mark the end of ASTO’s Mayflower 401 Small Ships Race.   The event,…

Mayflower 401 Small Ships Race Press Release

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Youth charities back on the water at postponed Mayflower 400 event.   ASTO (Association of Sail Training Organisations) are delighted to announce that we will be holding our Mayflower 401 Anniversary Small Ships Race this month. The regatta will take place from Sunday 15th August to Friday 20th August 2021, and will commence at Ocean…

Sail Training Stories: Harry Cook, Rona Sailing Project

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  Many of the young crew members and Trainees who take part in Sail Training voyages enjoy their experiences so much that they return as adults and volunteer for their Sail Training organisations.   Harry Cook (@adventures0utdoors) is one of these former crew members and is now a volunteer Watch Leader with Rona Sailing Project.…

#SailToWellbeing with Ocean Literacy

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  John Hepburn manages The Island Trust’s Ocean Discoverability Project and sails on day trips as the On-Board Ocean Educator.  At the end of 2019, he ran a two-day course in Plymouth for Sail Trainers interested in helping their young people become more Ocean Literate.   According to the Ocean Conservation Trust, the widely used…

11 Ways to Connect Through Sail Training

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  During Week 1 of the #SailToWellbeing campaign, we have been focusing on the impacts of making connections through Sail Training. According to the 5 Steps to Mental Wellbeing research from the NHS, building good relationships with others is crucial for improving your mental wellbeing as it can help you to build a sense of belonging…

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