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2010 Sailing Season

02 December 2009

We have had some real interest in provisional bookings for the 2010 season. Festivals, Cornish Coastals, and corporate events. All those interested should keep a regular lookout on our 2010 sailing programme, this should be ready by the third week in December 2009.
Trying to confirm these events may take a little longer but all who wish to take part can keep themselves up todate with regular visits.
The weather plays a large part as to what we can and cant do. The 2009 season from mid June onwards produced strong winds and gales influenced by the jet stream on a regular footing. Passage planning forms were being thrown into the bin on a daily basis. When what we thought was a long enough break to make a run for it, six hours later we are running back to the port of departure to shelter. Be flexible is the motto, flexible means time to spare departing when its safe to do so. Unfortunately paying clients dont always have the spare time due to work and other commitments.
We do try to leave in plenty of time to meet our charters but the weather is certainly making it more difficult.
On a warmer note the 'Ruth' has a new central heating system fitted throughout which should make life very cosy when the weather is not so nice, nothing like a warm cosy cabin to sleep in.
We have modified the staysail to self tacking. This means we have no big sheet blocks flying around when crew are working on the foredeck.
After the slipping of 'Ruth' at Newlyn we are ready to go again, its a pity our winters are so long.
Keep looking at the web site as there maybe a cruise that you would like to be involved with on this beautiful period ship.
Wishing you all a Happy Christmas and New Year.

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