Our youth programs are for youth between the ages of 13 and 18.
Yes, please contact the office to discuss opportunities in this area.
Yes, if an entire boat is booked by the group. Youth/school groups usually sail together in the spring or Fall.
The ship is usually at sea for two or three days, then may go to anchor or tie up at a port. During a port visit you may be given shore leave to explore the surrounding community.
Yes, the ship regularly sails 24 hours a day.
No previous experience is required. Many of our trainees have never been on a boat before.
All our trainees MUST be comfortable in and around water. Parents and guardians will be required to verify this information with the office.
All trainees are encouraged to climb aloft to participate in furling the sails. However, it is not mandatory that all trainees participate in climbing aloft.
Our crew understands that some trainees may be uncomfortable with heights and we are prepared to accommodate those who are would prefer to not climb aloft.
GPS, Radar, Depth sounder, High intensity running lights, Current nautical publications and charts, Compass, and Sextant.
2 25W VHF radios, 5W handheld VHF radio, Cellular telephone, Signal ensigns.
3 B-pack life rafts, 30 safety harnesses, 40 life jackets, Fire fighting equipment, First aid kits and equipment, Flares dye and smoke signals, Kisby rings and down buoy.
For all Voyages, participants can either be dropped at the Hamilton office at 10am on the day of departure for a shuttle to the vessel or can be dropped directly at the departure port no later than 1pm.
The captain of the ship is responsible for the safe passage of the ship and its crew. They are the final authority in all matters during an adventure.