Tag Archives: Penarth

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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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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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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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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Fancy working for Wales’ Tall Ship? | Challenge Wales

  Ahoy! Be part of our shore-side team. Challenge Wales is a volunteer-run charity using sailing to teach young people life skills such as teamwork,communication, discipline, self-confidence and responsibility. The charity does this through sailing Challenge Wales, Wales’ Tall Ship and … Continue reading

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From Penarth to Australia; Life-changing scholarship on the horizon

Challenge Wales can bring some fantastic opportunities to young people and one young person who sailed on Challenge Wales last year has gone on to win an exchange scholarship to experience sail training the other side of the world in … 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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