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November 15, 2016
LN907, 7/11 – 27/11 2016 Watch Leader Robin Gorham Well, where are we? This is not meant to be a mystery tour but at times as the sea mists closed in at night we were left wondering. However our valiant Captain has put us to rights at the southern end of the Bay of Biscay, […]

The JST’s Southampton Branch is pleased to announce that after a very successful Pumpkin Festival, our next fund raiser is the annual Romsey Quiz at 7:15 p.m. Saturday 19th November at the Crossfield Hall in aid of 3 charities; Action Medical Research, Jubilee Sailing Trust & Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. Tickets are £10 & include a fish & chip supper which […]

November 14, 2016
LN907, 7/11-27/11 2016 David Wilkins, Forward Starboard Watch Canaries Passage We are cruising through a gentle sea, far far gentler than it has been over the last few days.   When we sailed out the waves were high and a thump forward followed by a slosh aft indicated that The Lord Nelson had hit a wave […]

November 8, 2016
Without the fantastic support of our volunteers, the JST wouldn’t be able to fulfil our mission, which is why we are always on the lookout for volunteers to support our many voyages, day sails and evening events. We are currently looking for volunteers for upcoming events in Melbourne (19th- 30th November) & in Sydney (19th […]

November 2, 2016
The Real Pirates of the Caribbean – all profits raised to the JST A perfect stocking filler – £3.50 plus Postage and Packing A book full of short accounts of what real pirates and their life was really like – according to contemporary records.  Read about Black Sam Bellamy, Prince of Pirates, Calico Jack Rackham […]

November 2, 2016
The JST would like to say a huge thank you to the Morrisons Foundation for their generous donation of £16,800 to help train and support our fantastic volunteer crews. Our on-board volunteers sail as either Bosun’s Mates (BMs) or Cook’s Assistants (CAs). BM’s play a central role in our daily ship operations – supervising and […]

November 2, 2016
TNS4071, Adelaide to Hobart, 24/10/2016 – 04/11/2016 Greetings from Aft Port Watch. Today the weather is much kinder to us as we head through Bass Straits towards Banks Strait and the East Coast of Tasmania. We have a Westerly wind force 5. GPS Position 40.356 S 147.19.3E. Morale is high after happy hour and we […]

October 31, 2016
TNS471, Adelaide to Hobart 24/10/2016 – 4/11/2016 Friday 28 to Sunday 30 October These three days were spent in Portland an industrial harbour just east of the South Australia/ Victoria border, awaiting a change in the contrary easterly sector winds which had plagued us for a couple of days. The three days were pleasant however […]

October 31, 2016
TNS471, Adelaide to Hobart, 24 October – 4 November 2016 27th October Afternoon Watch – Forward Port The sun is shining and there is an  ESE wind Force 4.  The sea is moderate – bouncing and bright. Visibility is good.  Our current course of 095 is taking us to Descartes Bay to anchor for the […]

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 […]

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