Kategori: Sailor Sunday

Kjør solo/ go solo

(English version below) Neste år skal jeg delta på Tall Ships for niende gang. Dette er åttende gangen jeg kommer til å delta i regattaen uten at jeg reiser med noen jeg kjenner fra før av. TSR 2019 var det første året hvor jeg faktisk reiste med noen jeg kjente litt på forhånd, og dette var da stipendiatene for årets…

10 ways to deal with sea sickness

The Tall Ships Races usually take place in rough waters like the North Sea, the Baltic Sea or North Atlantic. Even though I am used to being at sea, I still struggle with sea sickness every once in a while. Sea sickness can take its toll, even for experienced sailors. Luckily it is temporary, even though it is uncomfortable to…

From rookie to veteran – 8 years in the TSR

(English version below) 23 juli 2011 satte jeg meg på et fly og vendte kursen mot Shetland, for å delta i mitt aller første Tall Ships Race. Jeg var 15 år gammel, litt nervøs, spent og ikke minst nysgjerrig på hvordan det ville være å bo ombord I et seilskip. Ville jeg klare å sove? Ville jeg bli sjøsyk? Ville…

Shetland Sailor Girl

Hello my name is Georgia! I am 22 and live in the small Scottish Island between Scotland and Norway!  How I got into sailing⛵~ I started sailing in 2013 with Sail training Shetland on the sail training vessel Swan (Built in Lerwick in 1900, a 23 meter Fifie herring longline fishing boat converted to a sail training vessel in 1998).…

Vitamin Sea Sail

Good morning everyone! I hope you all have a great weekend so far. First of all I just want to say thank you for all the positive feedback on the previous post. It really warms my heart, and especially since this is a major passion of mine. Vitamin Sea Sail basically started as an idea back in 2017, and it…

Store nyheter! / Big news!

(English version below) Denne dagen har jeg ventet lenge på! Etter årets suksess med Vitamin Sea Sail, hvor to norske ungdommer fikk bli med på sitt aller første Tall Ships Race, har jeg lenge prøvd å finne en mulighet for å gi ut to nye stipend for neste år. Det var helt utrolig stort for meg å kunne dra på…

Sail On Board

There’s a lot of ships to choose from, if you should decide to participate in the Tall Ships Races. There are also a few things that you should think about before you decide which ship you want to sail with, and here are some of them: • The price range The price range may vary a lot between the different…