Tag Archives: young people

Another award for Challenge Wales | Wales’ Tall Ship

It was the end to a busy week in Challenge Wales Towers. But what a week it became! Our first residential of the season was about to start, a 9 day voyage from Cardiff to Lymington on the South Coast. … Continue reading

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Challenge Wales wins UK Sail Training Vessel of The Year Award

We are excited to announce that Challenge Wales, Wales’ Tall Ship, has been awarded the UK Sail Training Vessel of the Year by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Association of Sail Training Organisations (ASTO) at an industry conference … 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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Volunteering on Wales’ Tall Ship – why people volunteer

We always get people contacting the Challenge Wales office, or meeting us when we are hosting an Open Boat event who are interested in volunteering. And, we are always looking for volunteers – as the charity grows and we do … 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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Developing Future Leaders – Challenge Wales plays its part

On the 2nd March 2015, some of the Challenge Wales Youth Panel attended the launch of The Wales We Want report in Cardiff. Around 7,000 people had been involved in a pilot National Conversation which asked people what sort of Wales … 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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Marshmallow sandwiches and a simply wonderful experience….

In July we had a young reporter onboard Challenge Wales from CLIConline to experience first hand sail training. What did she think? Read below; Recently I got to go on a sailing trip with Challenge Wales, a charity whose main aim is … 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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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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