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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 […]

October 20, 2016
Experience the journeys of our iconic tall ships with the fantastic Sail the World book, detailing the amazing trip of Lord Nelson during her epic voyage around the world.  STS Lord Nelson, affectionately known as Nellie, covered 52,577 nautical miles and 60,482 land miles. Nellie did not have any passengers but extraordinary crews; led by […]

October 20, 2016
LN906C Barquing up the Right Tree Jon Elkon When I was eight, I painted a moonlit scene using watercolours and gouache. A ship, becalmed. The moon lying huge on the horizon, its reflection linking ship and moon like the silvered undulating road between birth and eternity. In my memory the picture is perfect…and when my […]

October 20, 2016
LN905C Capt. Darren Knaggs An identical start to the day changed, when instead of making for the sea, Capt Darren gave us a cruise round the Portsmouth Dockyard with commentary. On reaching a position to sail, we turned, again heading to the north of the IOW but with less wind we were able to set […]

October 20, 2016
LN905B Capt. Chris Phillips The voyage crew joined at 0900 and following a welcoming warm beverage and bacon butties there was the usual safety briefing. We cast off at 1100, heading for the Solent. The forecast was E –NE winds, freshening to force 7, so Capt Chris, on opening the ship to the full weight […]

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 23, 2016
Special Voyage Offers! Tenacious is making a big splash in Australia with people coming from far and wide to catch a glimpse of the beautiful tall ship in all her glory. Why not join us for an adventure onboard Tenacious and take advantage of one of the following fantastic offers: Melbourne Day Sails – Thursday […]

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