This year we celebrate Tenacious at Twenty.

Built by you – our amazing community of supporters – and sailed on by thousands in the JST family, SV Tenacious reaches an important milestone in 2020. 

It’s been twenty years since her maiden voyage in 2000 and in that time Tenacious has provided life-changing inclusive voyages to 20,000 people, including disabled people, those with mental health conditions or long-term ill-health issues, and the socially isolated.

Starting in August this year she will undergo a Special Survey. We need to raise £500,000 so that she can continue sailing, beyond the Covid-19 crisis and for many years to come. 

We desperately want future generations to experience the magic of a JST voyage and the life-changing benefits our voyages bring. 

Help us achieve this by supporting Tenacious at Twenty – our campaign celebrating her 20th anniversary year.

Twenty years of Tenacious

Twenty years of Tenacious

More than just a Tall Ship, Tenacious has achieved so much in the last 20 years. Read about her incredible journey so far.

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Tenacious in 2020 - a new normal

Tenacious in 2020 - a new normal

We face huge challenges in 2020, because Covid-19 is having a very real and immediate impact on our income.

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Tenacious today - her Special Survey

Tenacious today - her Special Survey

This year Tenacious will undergo a Special Survey. Read more about what this involves and how we need your support to make this possible.

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Tenacious tomorrow

Tenacious tomorrow

We want to make a difference to even more lives, so that those who sail with us on board Tenacious feel more able to live their life as they wish.

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Stories on board Tenacious

Stories on board Tenacious

We've pulled together a selection of stories from our Voyage Crew, as told their own words.

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Memories of Tenacious

Memories of Tenacious

Our Permanent Crew share their best memories on board Tenacious from the last two decades.

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Testimonial

"I saw a young man’s life being changed for the better, because of his experience on board. His mindset, and the mindset of his parents too, had totally re-set. It’s just one story of many ... the JST does change lives."

Mike - sailed over 120,000 nautical miles with the JST and has spent more than 6000 days on board.
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