SALTS sails with the Royals

SALTS (Sail And Life Training Society) is a registered charity based in Victoria, BC that offers dynamic sail trailing programs for youth age 13 – 25 from all walks of life aboard the traditional tall ships Pacific Grace and Pacific Swift. Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sailed aboard the Pacific Grace on October 1st along with our crew and trainees representing partner charity This was the third Royal visit SALTS has hosted. In 1987, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh sailed aboard the Robertson ll, and so…Read more

Inuk teen sails Arabian Sea aboard 85-metre tall ship

            Saimaniq Temela, a 17 year old crew member of Kingston’s Tall Ship the St. Lawrence II, joined an international crew aboard the RNOV “Shabab of Oman”, a new 285’ Sail Training Ship operated by the Royal Navy of Oman, during a 3-week voyage to celebrate the 5-year anniversary of the Sultan Qaboos Sailing Trophy. Video here. Video en Francais Click here for story.Read more

Purchase Tall Ships Today, help raise money for youth sail training

Nigel Rowe's new book, Tall Ships Today, is an excellent account of the sail training vessels that are still working on the water. It is an insightful and well written account, and appropriate both for those new to the field, and those who are well-versed already. Another excellent reason to get the book is that if you buy it through the link at the bottom of this page, a third of the price will go towards bursaries to let underprivileged children from around the world have an opportunity to go sailing aboard one…Read more