Category Archives: Festivals and Events

Nominate someone for an adventure

As Challenge Wales prepares for one of her biggest adventures yet, we’re doing a shout out to see if you know anyone who may benefit from an adventure outdoor experience, giving you the opportunity to nominate someone or encourage a … Continue reading

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Challenge Wales announced as finalist in South Wales Business Growth Awards

Being a charity means working hard all year round to continue to make a difference. Recruiting and training volunteers, identifying funding sources, planning and delivering fundraising activities, undertaking strategic planning sessions to ensure we are on target towards our vision … Continue reading

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There’s still time to celebrate Wales’ 2016 Year of Adventure

In 2016, Wales has certainly positioned itself as the UK’s top adventure destination. For Visit Wales and the Welsh Government, 2016 was the ‘Year of Adventure’ bringing together people, venues & hospitality, Welsh destinations, Welsh activity providers and Ambassadors to … Continue reading

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Celebrating Volunteers

Where did the year go, and what a year it has been for Challenge Wales | Wales Tall Ship! Without it’s volunteers, the Challenge Wales sail training charity wouldn’t be the charity it is today and wouldn’t have been able … Continue reading

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Challenge Wales set to return to Cardiff Bay

After being away for over 60 days, and having sailed almost 4,000 miles on her most epic young persons adventure yet, Challenge Wales | Wales’ Tall Ship is set to return to her home port of Penarth / Cardiff Bay … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Youth Day

Challenge Wales is always up for celebrating an event or a moment in time. Celebrating the huge commitment our volunteers give and recognising this in Volunteers Week. Celebrating St David’s Day, the Patron Saint of Wales, celebrating with young people after every voyage. … Continue reading

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A very warm welcome into Southern Spain for Challenge Wales

At 38 degrees it was a very warm welcome for Sail Training Vessel and Wales’ Tall Ship, Challenge Wales into Cadiz (Southern Spain) on 28th July 2016. Young people from Caerphilly had joined us in Lisbon (Portugal) for the start … Continue reading

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The Tall Ships Races begins – Fair winds to all

During the summer, Challenge Wales usually heads further afield – quite often our voyages start from West Wales, where dolphins swim alongside us, the water is bluer than the Bristol Channel brown and our residential sail training voyages can take … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage Challenge Wales | Hello the start of a summer adventure

It’s that time of the year when Challenge Wales is ready to start her summer adventures, and this year we are heading further afield to the Tall Ships Races in Belgium, Spain and Portugal and Small Ships racing on the … Continue reading

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It’s Festival Time…. Pirates, Tall Ships, Parade of Sail and Challenge Wales

It’s that time of the year when our summer season is about to start. Summer doesn’t just mean sun (although we do hope we get some), it means welcoming young people onboard who are taking part in our sail training … Continue reading

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