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SPECIAL OFFER: A Calendar and pack of 5 Christmas Cards – Just £7! Call us to order before they’re gone! JST 2018 Calendars are now available to buy The perfect stocking filler! Our 2018 annual wall-hanging calendars (A4 size) are now available to purchase from our Customer Service team. These will make a lovely Christmas […]

October 18, 2017
LOCAL BUSINESSES UNITE TO OFFER EXTRAORDINARY SAILING OPPORTUNITIES Two Southampton based maritime organisations have announced a unique collaboration this week, bringing together two different sides of the sailing world. Oyster Yachts have embarked on a multi-year sponsorship of international charity, the Jubilee Sailing Trust. The announcement underscores Oyster’s commitment to maritime philanthropy and the Southampton community. […]

October 16, 2017
It was an early start for many of the Voyage Crew coming from near and distant corners of the country, who arrived on board Lord Nelson on Friday morning for the start of a four-day weekend. It was also a hectic start for the permanent crew after a week of successful daysails for supporters and […]

October 8, 2017
Meet Jessica, the JST’s latest cadet generously funded by Trinity House. Here’s how she got on aboard her first day sail on Lord Nelson.    On the 8th of October I was given the opportunity to participate in a day sail on board the STS Lord Nelson. I was able to shadow the deck crew […]

Two charities based in the South of England are embarking on a unique partnership to make marine wildlife watching and conservation a fully accessible activity open to all abilities. The Jubilee Sailing Trust and ORCA have combined their respective expertise to design a voyage that will allow a mixed ability crew to observe and study […]

Its that time of year again… The JST Autumn Pumpkin Festival is back! Come along and join in a range of fun activities for you and your family! Date: Saturday 14th October 2017 Location: Royal Victoria Country Park Netley Southampton Time: 12:00 to 17:00 Price: Adult – £5.00 Children – FREE! Parking included

September 22, 2017
It is with mixed feelings that we begin this final blog. There is great excitement on board as we motor under the QE2 bridge towards our great capital. But it is with sadness that we think about going our separate ways this evening, leaving a great community and new found friends. We marked the end […]

September 19, 2017
A beautiful day at Alderney. A barbecue dinner on the stern platform put on by engineers Marco and Chipps left everyone full and ready to enjoy a good night of sleep at anchorage in Alderney. The following day most people left the ship via DOTI boat, in order to visit the town of Saint Anne. […]

September 18, 2017
Ode to Nellie   Yesterday’s roast was a fabulous feast, Our cookie Simon is a culinary beast. With the island of Alderney almost in sight, We polished and swept to Vicky’s delight. With sails now stowed and engines turned on, Chipp’s workload is greater and his day is long, But still he smiles, he doesn’t […]

September 17, 2017
Bula Bula another magnificent day in the South Pacific saw us on Saturday 16th September arrive at the island of Vanua Balavu in the Northern Lau Islands. The village of Delakony awaited us. We approached through the magnificent Bay of Islands with amazing perfect navigation from our Captain Darren Naggs, past coral reefs and narrow […]

September 16, 2017
Azores – Alderney The days of shorts and tee shirts are long gone. We now go on watch in woolly hats and several layers. The sunny Azores are far astern and everyone has settled into the rhythm of seagoing routine and the familiar pattern of watch keeping, sail handling, happy hours and mess duty. Below […]

September 14, 2017
Birthdays!  Birthdays!  Birthdays!  We’ve had three birthdays almost in a row: 10, 12, and 13 September, being Cook’s Assistant Fiona, Aft Starboard watch Linnea, and Aft Starboard watch Karen.  Cook exceeds himself on these occasions; we’ve almost been swimming in chocolate. Yummmm…. Today the wind is up and the engines are off. We are, as […]

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