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Proceeds go towards bursary funding to enable more people to take part in Sail Training.


The 2019 UK Sail Training Conference will be on Friday, 25th January 2019 at The Spark, Southampton Solent University. Booking will open in December.

We're always interested in suggestions for speakers and topics, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your ideas.

 We look forward to seeing you there!

The 2018 International Sail Training and Tall Ships Conference was held on 29th November to 1st December 2018 in Seville, Spain. Full details of the Conference and awards will be available soon.

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 event in Southampton.

The award is given to a vessel which has had an exceptional year and has fulfilled both the sail training aspirations of ASTO plus the seamanship and safety requirements for the MCA. The award looks at good management, safety, high quality sail training, volunteer management, innovations in the types of young people groups jumping aboard, maintenance management and how results are measured.