Tag Archives: Cardiff

8 top tips for your DofE Gold Residential

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE Award) is the world’s leading youth achievement award for those aged 14 – 24 year olds. With three levels (Bronze, Silver and Gold) the award enables young people to try new things, be inspired, … 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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Looking for an unusual Christmas Gift – Yule love this…

Christmas is now on the horizon…well-known stores have launched their emotional and expensive TV adverts to draw us in and get us commenting on social media, Christmas movies dominate some of the movie channels and with that famous red truck of the well-known soft drink making guest … 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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Wanted – A landlubber (Youth Development Officer) looking for adventure with a charity

Now in its 7th year of operation, Challenge Wales | Wales’ Tall Ship is now recruiting for a part time Youth Development Officer. This role is funded by the Big Lottery Fund for 3 years and is shore- based. Are … 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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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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What price do you put on a life-changing experience?

Having the right skills to do a job are essential – whether a hairdresser, construction worker, accountant, coffee-shop manager..to name a few. Having the right skills to get a job and to have the life you want are critical. Being … Continue reading

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Yay, a Big Lottery Fund award will make a big difference to Challenge Wales!

We’ve been working for a long time at Challenge Wales Towers (our office!) on a lottery bid and it has just been announced that we were successful. This means that we will have almost £250,000 to enable us to work … Continue reading

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