Tag Archives: Tall Ships

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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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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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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Sharing best practice and learning from others

Last Friday (23rd January 2015)  it was the UK Sail Training Conference in Southampton where organisations similar to Challenge Wales and operating all over the UK come together. Quite often we see each other on the water in Small Ships … Continue reading

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End of the summer and the spectacular Tall Ships

As we look back at 2014 (and what a year it was), we take a glance back to late summer and Challenge Wales’ participation in the Tall Ships Regatta; Falmouth – London As the end of the summer drew to … Continue reading

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7 things to experience on Challenge Wales

With summer lurking on the horizon, in fact for some students it may have already started, there is also the question of what to do? If you are aged 16 – 25 years our residential voyages could be what sets … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Games on the horizon for Challenge Wales

As Wales prepares for the Queen’s baton to arrive  (today) and the start of the Commonwealth Games gets closer, Challenge Wales is also preparing….to follow the baton all the way to Glasgow. Here at the Challenge Wales office we get very excited … Continue reading

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The Tide Is Turning thanks to public support

Last month Challenge Wales won the ITV Wales People’s Millions Award for our Turning the Tide project. Just over £40,000 was won to enable the charity to work with visually impaired and blind young people in 2014. It is certainly … Continue reading

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