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October 26, 2016
LNS4071 Adelaide to Hobart 26/10/2016 AHOY JST Friends! I’m here to spin the yarn, tell the tale! We’re travelling along quite nicely from Adelaide to Hobart (currently sitting 35 miles off the coast of SA, Cape Jaffa. Moderate seas and SSW winds with gusts up to 20 knots. Heading on course 135, partly cloudy with […]

October 26, 2016
TNS 471, Adelaide – Hobart, Report from Sarita, Aft Port Watch Voyage TNS 471 is underway from Adelaide to Hobart.  This morning, we awoke to the ship at anchor off Port Adelaide.  Bass Strait and the surrounding waters are very shallow, and even though we were 2.5 nautical miles from the nearest land, the water […]

On 17th October 1986 STS Lord Nelson set sail on her maiden voyage and she has been changing lives ever since. In celebration of 30 years’ of challenging the norm, an anniversary ball was held in the Grand Harbour Hotel in Southampton on Friday, 21st October, Trafalgar day, to celebrate the work of the Jubilee […]

October 20, 2016
On 21st  October 2012, STS Lord Nelson left her home port of Southampton to start her epic voyage around the world.  She returned to her berth in Southampton on 26 September 2014.  This 2 year round the world voyage was an enormous voyage for the Jubilee Sailing Trust. During the voyage, the STS Lord Nelson affectionately […]

October 6, 2016
‘Tall Ship Tales’ by Club Marine. Club Marine is Australasia’s leading marine lifestyle magazine, read about life onboard Tenacious in their latest issue… ‘Sailing a tall ship on the high seas is the stuff of dreams, but thanks to the Jubilee Sailing Trust that dream is now attainable with its Tenacious recently arriving on our […]

October 5, 2016
LN905A 05/10/2016 – From the Well ‘Ard Watch An early start from West India Dock, as the Captain promised. And at 0530 All Hands were roused to move Lord Nelson from under the giant towers of Canary Wharf into the lock basin, there to await the pilot and head into the Thames. The London River is […]

September 17, 2016
LN905 17/09/2016 – We finally anchored in Aldernay after a choppy overnight crossing from Poole and had fun being ferried ashore in the “dotty” boat…..several enjoying a little refreshment. On return we hoisted Tom aboard and were complimented on our teamwork. After dinner a spontaneous “pub quiz” was organised. 3 teams were quickly formed and […]

September 16, 2016
LN905 16/09/2016 – Last night we continued motoring, leaving the North Sea (thanks for looking after us!) and entering into the English Channel.  We came through the Dover Straits overnight and saw the White Cliffs of Dover in the moonlight, with the lights of Dover and Calais twinkling on our Starboard and Port bows respectively. We […]

September 16, 2016
After the exciting news of Tenacious being selected to be the official start boat for the 2017 Festival of Sails’ dramatic opening event, the Melbourne to Geelong Passage Race, we have received some fantastic press coverage. See links below to view the articles Afloat Online_1 Sept 2016_ My Sailing Online_1 Sept 2016_ Sail-world online_1 Sept 2016_ […]

September 14, 2016
LN905 14/09/2016 – The fair winds from yesterday continued all night and we sailed on with a top speed of 7.1 knots. The peace of moving under sail with the darkness closing in gave a “coziness” that seemed to lift the spirits of the entire crew. Watches that in daylight served as functional look-outs became […]

September 13, 2016
LN905 – 13/09/2016 – We came on watch just after the sun went down. It was a beautiful calm night. There were no clouds, but a mist hung over the sea giving passing ships a ghostly appearance. At one time we could see 14 ships within our area and to starboard we passed 3 well […]

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