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April 23, 2013
Having enjoyed the hospitality of the Indian Naval College the good ship Lord Nelson is now slowly, and we mean slowly, sailing back to Kochi. The wind has dropped but the sun is shining and the sea is calm and even the local fishermen appear to have retired for a siesta. Yesterday afternoon’s highlight was […]

March 21, 2013
Lord Nelson and her participation in the Norton Rose Sail the World Challenge was recently featured on South Africa’s eNCA news channel. “A uniquely tall sailing ship navigated by able-bodied and disabled sailors, will set sail from Durban on a ground breaking global voyage on Sunday. The crew is participating in the Norton Rose Sail […]

March 4, 2013
Lord Nelson, a unique tall ship, sailed by disabled and able bodied crew on a ground breaking voyage around the world, set sail from Durban for Kochi, India, on Sunday after a six-day visit to Kwa-Zulu Natal. The 55-metre square rigger is taking part in the Norton Rose Sail the World Challenge, a 50,000-mile journey […]

March 1, 2013
Uniquetall ship in Durban for final South African stopover in ground breaking global voyage with disabled and able-bodied crew The Lord Nelson, a unique tall ship, sailed by disabled and able-bodied crew on a ground breaking voyage around the world, is currently on a six-day stopover in Durban ahead of the next leg of her […]

February 27, 2013
Unique tall ship due to arrive in Durban on ground breaking global voyage with disabled and able-bodied crew A unique tall ship, sailed by disabled and able bodied people on a ground breaking voyage around the world, is due to arrive in Durban tomorrow morning (Tuesday 26 February 2013). The Lord Nelson, a 55-metre square […]

February 6, 2013
Dated: 06/02/2013 A number of South African crew members are joining the 55-m tall ship Lord Nelson at the V&A Waterfront to set sail on a week-long voyage as part of the Norton Rose Sail the World Challenge on Wednesday afternoon. The ship will return to Cape Town on 12 February. The South African voyage […]

January 28, 2013
The Norton Rose Sail the World Challenge For immediate release 24 January 2013 Statement regarding medical evacuation of crew member in Tristan da Cunha The Jubilee Sailing Trust, organiser of the Norton Rose Sail the World Challenge, has announced that a 21-year-old British male crew member has been evacuated from the 55-metre tall ship Lord […]

December 14, 2012
The JST’s tall ship Lord Nelson has arrived in Rio de Janeiro and handed a London 2012 Paralympic Torch to a delegation of Brazilian Paralympians and dignitaries to convey the Paralympic spirit fostered during the London 2012 Games. Paralympic medallists from the UK and Brazil visited Lord Nelson to celebrate the ship’s arrival with a […]

December 2, 2012
“At 12:41:11 GMT on 22 November 2012 the big moment arrived; Lord Nelson’s bell rang out as the ship crossed the line into the southern hemisphere for the very first time. We watched as the GPS counted down the latitude to zero at the Equator and the ‘N’ changed to ‘S’.” extract from Lord Nelson’s […]

October 25, 2012
Cheered on by a crowd of supporters and serenaded by fire hoses, the tall ship Lord Nelson set off triumphantly from Southampton on Trafalgar Day (21 October), to sail around the world. Photo courtesy of Damien Burke The ship is crewed by people of mixed physical abilities, including wheelchair users, and will become the first […]

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