Private Charter Maritime Festivals Young People Living Aboard Travel Things to do in Cornwall Frequently Asked Questions What people say about us Photo Gallery Ruth Film Price List Newlyn Accommodation Links

New Sails for Ruth

26 September 2005

Much excitement this week on Ruth as a new set of sails is arriving. Our old sails are ending their useful life and we are switching to a more traditional Breton Red sail instead of the current white. The red colour in the sail was traditionally obtained using ox-blood. The sails are being made by Patrick Sellman and son of Falmouth - a small operation whose passion is sails for traditional vessels.

Photo shows Skipper, Topsy, and First Mate, Sam, fitting the new sails.

RECENT NEWS
03 Apr 13 Gloucester Tall Ships Festival
18 Mar 13 Ruth's new gates
12 Mar 13 Drogheda Fringe and Tall Ships Festival
01 Jan 13 Ruth's New Colours
02 Dec 09 2010 Sailing Season
01 Dec 09 Refit Newlyn Slip
30 May 08 Dublin Docklands Maritime Festival
29 Apr 08 BINIC Cod Festival
24 Mar 08 RYA Training Centre
28 Oct 07 Gloucester Tall Ships Festival
14 Jul 07 Warm Wexford Welcome
02 Jul 07 Sea Cadets Trip
19 May 07 Breton Corporate Entertainment
17 May 07 Binic La Morue en Fete
04 May 07 World Gig Championships 2007
24 Jan 07 Looking For Adventure?
14 Sep 06 Coast Magazine
19 Aug 06 Wildlife
05 Aug 06 Wedding Party
29 Jul 06 Bristol Harbour Festival
01 Jul 06 Belfast Festival
28 Apr 06 World Gig Championships 2006
26 Apr 06 Sea Trials for 2006 Season
05 Apr 06 Penzance's Little Tall Ship - Out on Newlyn Slip
22 Feb 06 BBC Video Nation
23 Oct 05 Trafalgar Day 2005, Penzance
26 Sep 05 New Sails for Ruth
12 Sep 05 Training with Portland Coastguard
08 Sep 05 Warm Weymouth Welcome
19 Aug 05 History is made in Wexford
12 Aug 05 Cornish Coastal
04 Aug 05 Paimpols 'Chant du Marin' Festival
04 Jul 05 Tall Tales on Tall Ships
01 Jul 05 Ruth goes wild!
17 Jun 05 Cultural Cargo
10 Jun 05 Mersey River Festival
05 May 05 Sharon joins First Rate Sail