Tag Archives: Cardiff Bay

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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From Wales to the other side of the world

Opening up a door of possibilities can actually mean opening up a world of possibilities. Often you need to have the motivation to find that opportunity and, when an opportunity then passes by, have the enthusiasm to jump at it. For … Continue reading

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We’ve had a right royal time….Ahoy HRH Prince Edward

It’s not everyday you expect to have a member of the royal family don lifejacket and deck shoes and jump aboard Challenge Wales. But as part of a Royal UK Tour to celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of the Duke of … 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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Sailing by the Stars – A unique perspective of the Welsh Coast

Sometimes sailing can create magical moments and a couple of weekends ago, there were certainly a few on Challenge Wales. A full boat of people with various sailing experience, Challenge Wales set sail from Penarth for its ‘Sailing by the … Continue reading

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A sunny day for Penarth Marina open day

As Challenge Wales set sail for a two day non-stop adventure weekend today, one of our volunteers was setting up a Challenge Wales stand a few hundred metres away, from her home berth, at the Penarth Marina open day. The … Continue reading

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An exhilarating Christmas present

It seems just like last week that Challenge Wales was racing around the Isle of Wight in Round the Island Race. Since then (and that’s June…which was when we last blogged!) we’ve sailed to Belfast to be part of the … Continue reading

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The best bits of 2014….cor blimey, where do we start?!

So what have been our best bits of 2014? That’s a really tricky question and if you ask that to our volunteers too then everyone will undoubtedly say something different. It’s not just the weather that makes a memorable voyage, … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts ; Think different – Our top 4 presents

So, it is that time of the year. Christmas trees start to take over streets, twinkling from their owners living rooms and increasing in numbers as the big day gets nearer. We wake up each day to see if there … Continue reading

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Lights….Camera….Community Channel and Challenge Wales Action

This post is written by Max, our newly appointed Administration Assistant with Challenge Wales. The last day of April was an interesting one for me. Instead of turning up to the office, sitting down at my desk and working through … Continue reading

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