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September 14, 2018
We are so happy to share this photo of Chris Grogan who successfully reached the summit of Ben Nevis in August! He has raised an amazing £600 in sponsorship for the JST. “I’m inspired by the work of the JST and wanted to support them by raising money. I have sailed with JST on several occasions […]

September 12, 2018
09.00 We weighed anchor at 09.00 and made progress down channel towards the Goodwin sands.and into the Dover straits. 15.30 sailing past the white cliffs of Dover whilst polishing brass on the bridge. Forward Starboard watch Marion, Ian, Sue, Ami, Andrea, Charlie, Phil

September 11, 2018
We anchored off Margate yesterday afternoon. 18.00 Beef Stew – mmm 19.00 Mad dash at the shop for the last of the old logo stock 20.00 Anchor watch begins off Margate. A quiet night- much to learn in the chart room. A most interesting place to be. With second mate David spending lots of time […]

September 6, 2018
Congratulations to Elizabeth ‘Hammie’ Tappenden who has been presented with an MBE in recognition of her success in business and women’s enterprise. Hammie has been a long serving cook on both our ships as well as helping over 800 businesses on the Island. Topping off the day she married Bosuns Mate, Rob Ford after 18 […]

August 28, 2018
Thank you to Global Marine Group who have recently completed a sponsored cycle from Grimsby to Blyth and raised an amazing £1,300 for the JST. Employees cycled 350km, tackled 3,000m of hill climbs, survived 2 punctures and 1 tyre blow out. A fantastic achievement guys, well done!! You can watch their impressive journey by clicking […]

August 21, 2018
We are delighted that this week’s #TalkTuesday is from sixteen-year-old Kitty, who has chosen to share her fantastic vlog capturing her voyage from Southampton to the The Tall Ships Race in Sunderland. Kitty describes in her own words how she discovered new horizons sailing with JST; “I come from a big city so spending a week on […]

August 20, 2018
Check out the BBC Jersey radio interview with Duncan Souster our CEO discussing Blesma, The Limbless Veterans charity voyage that visited Jersey today on-board Tenacious. We are delighted that Tracy Watson, member of our Jersey branch was also interviewed about her own personal experience of sailing and working for JST. Great interviews worth listening to: (2:15:51)

August 14, 2018
Each #TalkTuesday we’re bringing you some inspirational stories from those who have sailed with the JST. Today we hear from Rachel, who has Bipolar Disorder and has recently sailed on Lord Nelson from Gran Canaria via Cape Verde to the Azores. “Sometimes with mental health your achievements are unseen in the same way that your difficulties are […]

July 26, 2018
As the NHS in the United Kingdom celebrates turning 70 years old, we wanted to share the brilliant story of one of our watch leader and volunteer’s and pay tribute to this country’s incredible healthcare services. Geoffrey Bragg is a retired aircraft engineer – an experience and skills which have come in handy on our […]

July 4, 2018
After an epic series of voyages across the world, and nearly three years away, Tenacious will make making her approach to Southampton Port tomorrow!   Here’s where you can spot the ship on Thursday 5th July 2018. Calshot: 1400 Netley: 1425 Hythe Pier: 1430 Off berth: 1500   Tenacious has visited 26 countries in almost […]

June 15, 2018
What an experience. There is no better feeling than sailing a tall ship and socialising with new friends. We left Cardiff last Monday afternoon and spent night one anchored in calm and steady conditions off Barry Island. The next morning we weighed anchor and over the next day we made our way to the Isles […]

5-7 October 2018 A weekend of inclusive tall ship racing on The Solent to celebrate the JST’s 40th Anniversary More exciting details to be announced soon!

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