May 27, 2018
June 3, 2018
Join Lord Nelson and race a spectacular fleet of tall ships from Liverpool to Dublin!
Interested in Race 1?
Starting in Liverpool, you’ll spend a night aboard Lord Nelson, making friends with the other trainees and meeting the permanent crew. You’ll also get to meet your buddy, who you will be partnered with during your journey. It’s expected that most trainees are new to sailing – so don’t worry if you don’t have any experience, you’ll soon find your sea legs!
After a night making new friends, the next morning it’ll be all hands-on deck to learn the ropes! While you’re getting started, you’ll breeze out of the world-famous Albert Dock in a magnificent parade of sail. There will be crowds of people waving you off and the river will be full of ships, masts and flags as you head towards the open seas.
Next, you’ll get to enjoy lots of close quarters racing on the Irish Sea, and it’s bound to be an exhilarating, thrilling adventure! Most of the time you will keeping the other ships of the regatta in sight as you race Lord Nelson around different waypoints to the finish line near Dublin.
Everyone aboard will be striving to make Lord Nelson the fastest and best handled ship. If you enjoy a bit of healthy competition – and enjoy seeing magnificent sailing ships in full sail maneuvering close together – this is the perfect experience for you.
You should expect to arrive in Dublin a couple of days early so that you can enjoy the festivities! You’ll be invited to join a parade through the city before having fun at the exclusive crew party – where you’ll get to meet and have fun with trainees from all the ships, who could come from anywhere in the world!
This voyage is an excellent introduction to sail training aboard Lord Nelson - you would be taken on for 8 days, enjoying unique experiences, building your leadership, teamwork and communication skills, all while meeting people from all over the world and having fun!