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  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The German Navy sail training ship Gorch Fock will have to spend more time in port than planned as previously undetected damages on the upper deck of the ship were discovered, the German Navy has said. The ship is currently undergoing maintenance in Elsfleth where it was determined that the wooden deck would have to be […]

  • 31 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Peruvian Navy, in collaboration with the Spanish Navy, has commissioned their new training ship Unión. The commissioning ceremony, attended by the Spanish Minister of Defense and the Chief of Naval Staff, took place January 27. As of July 2014, a Spanish Navy officer and a non-commissioned officer (NCO) were assigned to the Peruvian Navy as […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen announced on Thursday that the navy’s iconic sail training ship Gorch Fock would receive a new lease of life after a thorough rejuvenation process. The ship’s future was uncertain when serious damages were discovered after the ship had been docked for a regular maintenance period in January 2016. Gorch Fock […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Mexican Navy’s sail training ship ARM Cuauhtémoc (BE-01) departed Acapulco – Icacos naval base on Sunday to start the 2018 training cruise. The cruise will see the tall ship and embarked cadets visit a total of 24 ports in 13 countries. In addition to Mexican Navy cadets, the ship will also host cadets from Brazil, Guatemala, […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano pulled alongside in Havana, Cuba during the ship’s 87th training cruise. During the port of call at the Cuban capital which started May 11, the Juan Sebastián de Elcano attracted much attention and was visited by nearly 8,000 people in the scheduled open days. Commanded by Captain Victoriano […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Mexican Navy tall ship ARM Cuauhtémoc is set to visit New London, USA, May 2 – 6. The ship set out on a journey that will include stops in 13 countries, including the U.S., Canada and Europe. A 270-foot (82 meters) barque built in 1982, the Cuauhtémoc serves as a training ship for the Mexican […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Following an intensive training with German Navy’s cadets, the Romanian Navy’s sail training ship Mircea returned to its homeport of Constanta on September 20, 2018. Around 100 German cadets trained in two groups with the Romanian Navy for five weeks. Last year, Germany decided to lease the Romanian ship as a replacement for the Gorch […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Australian Navy sail training ship, STS Young Endeavour docked at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa on November 18. The ship will remain in port until November 25. This is its second voyage to visit South Africa since 1988. The tall ship was built in 1987 in the United Kingdom and […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indonesian Navy has recently received its new sail training ship KRI Bima Suci from the Spanish shipbuilder Freire Shipyards. Measuring in at 111 meters, the new-build is among the largest sail training vessels currently in service; with the Peruvian Navy’s BAP Unión in the lead at 115 meters. KRI Bima Suci is replacing Kri Dewaruci which was […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The German Navy has reached an agreement with the Romanian Navy to lease the sail training ship ‘Mircea’ as replacement for the ‘Gorch Fock’ which is tied to port for extensive repairs. German Navy Vice Admiral Rainer Brinkmann told reporters earlier this year that Germany was evaluating the possibilities of leasing the Romanian ship. Officials were […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s sail training ship Young Endeavour completed a ten-month circumnavigation of Australia returning to Sydney on March 10. Head Reserve and Youth Division, Rear Admiral Bruce Kafer, congratulated the Navy personnel and the 24 young Australians who sailed her back into her homeport during an event at Fleet Base East, Sydney. “During the […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s tall ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail from Cádiz to start her 87th midshipmen training cruise. The farewell ceremony was presided over by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado, accompanied by other civilian and military authorities. Commanded by Captain Victoriano Gilabert, ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is crewed by 23 officers, 23 non-commissioned […]

  • 26 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy sail training ship Young Endeavour arrived at Gladstone on 26 June, completing the eleven day Young Endeavour Youth Development Program. Crewed by 24 youth from across Australia, the square-rigged tall ship has sailed along the Queensland coast from Brisbane. The voyage is a part of the tall ship’s 2016 Circumnavigation of Australia, which […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen aboard the Spanish Navy’s training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano concluded the 88th training cruise by docking in Cadiz, Spain, on Friday. The purpose of these training cruises is to contribute to the nautical, military, social and human instruction of Spanish Navy midshipmen (future officers). The training ship itself represents the state, promoting diplomatic relations […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s sail training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ concluded a four-month Atlantic ocean training cruise returning to Marín (where the Naval Academy is located) on July 13. The veteran ship was welcomed by the Academy’s Superintendent, teachers, students and family members. During this training cruise, midshipmen from the Spanish Navy, Marine Corps and Quartermaster’s […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s sail training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano arrived at Praia, the capital city of Cape Verde, following port visits to Lisbon, Portugal and Las Palmas, Canary Islands. As soon as the ship docked On September 21, a series of protocol activities commenced, starting with the official welcoming ceremony in honor of the Spanish ambassador […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    It is official. German Navy officer cadets are finally getting their feet wet on August 9 when they will embark Romanian sail training ship Mircea to gain their first at sea experience and training. Mircea is scheduled to enter the German port of Wilhelmshaven on August 2 to welcome the cadets who will embark the ship […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Germany is considering leasing a Romanian Navy sail training ship to train its officer cadets as ‘Gorch Fock’, the German Navy’s training ship, is tied to port for extensive repairs. While the decision has not yet been made, German Navy Vice Admiral Rainer Brinkmann told reporters in Kiel that he expects the decision to be made within […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Algerian Navy received its new sail training ship El-Mellah from Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shipbuilding during a handover ceremony in Gdansk on October 21. During the ceremony, the Polish flag was lowered from the ship’s mast and an Algerian one was raised to the sound of the Algerian national hymn. El-Mellah (meaning sailor in Arabic) was […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Algerian Navy sail training ship El-Mellah started her second round of sea trials on September 16. El-Mellah (meaning sailor in Arabic) was built by the Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shipbuilding shipyard in Gdansk and launched in November 2015. Earlier tests – completed in July – verified the vessel’s maneuvering and performance and now the vessel will be […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy’s sail training ship STS Young Endeavour joined the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race which got underway from Sydney harbor on Boxing day. While the 44 meter brigantine won’t be chasing line honours, she will play an important support role acting as the standby radio relay ship. Lieutenant Commander Mike Gough, […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Crossing the Strait of Gibraltar on September 9, Italian Navy sail training ship ITS Amerigo Vespucci concluded her 2017 training cruise. The training course took Italian Navy officer cadets on a four-month cruise in the Atlantic Ocean. Cadets sailed from La Spezia, Italy, to Portugal and then crossed the Atlantic to visit Hamilton, Bermuda. They […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Coast Guard’s sail training ship Eagle arrived at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay on September 9 to start the final phase of its service life extension work. The 81-year-old ship’s service life extension project is part of the in-service vessel sustainment (ISVS) program and is divided into four phases over four […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The German Navy’s sail training ship Gorch Fock will be returning to sea despite its overhaul ordeal and a price tag which started at 10 million euros in January 2016 and reached an estimated 135 million euros as it currently stands. The German defense ministry on March 20 announced it has decided to accept the […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Tall ships of Indian Navy and Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) set sail together from Muscat to Kochi to celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The Sail Training Ships will also retrace the historic sail ship voyages undertaken by Dhows (historic ships which sailed the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea), […]

  • 30 January 2012
    Industry news

    INS  Sudarshini  a  three  masted  barque (sail ship) and the second sail training ship of the  Indian  Navy  was  commissioned  by  Vice Admiral  KN  Sushil,  Flag  Officer  Commanding in  Chief  Southern  Naval  Command  at  Naval Base, Kochi. INS Sudarshini is a follow on class of INS Tarangini which joined Southern  Naval  Command  in  1997.  The  […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of the Italian Navy sail training ship ITS Amerigo Vespucci concluded their stay in Boston and are now en route to New York City for their final port visit in North America. The sail training ship’s visit to Boston was the first in seventeen years. Amerigo Vespucci visited Boston for the sixth time, the […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Naval ships Tir and Sujata together with the sail training ship Sudarshini and Indian Coast Guard Ship Varuna entered Phuket, Thailand on April 4 where they are expected to stay until April 8. The four ships comprise the Indian Navy sail training squadron which is on an overseas deployment during a spring term 2016 course. The […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian Navy’s 87-year-old sail training ship, departed her homeport of La Spezia, Italy, to start the 2017 training campaign. After they complete the campaign’s first stop in Portugal, navy cadets aboard the Amerigo Vespucci are set to cross the Atlantic and visit a number of ports in North America. The video below, shared […]