Archive for 'Sea & Space Odysseys'

Tenacious and the starry sky. Tenacious et le ciel étoilé.

Because every single person deserves a star for hope… Visit the Jubilee Sailing Trust at http://www.jst.org.uk/ Because every single person deserves a star for hope… And achievements will come along.   My goal is to share fantastic space experience with those who know little about space and those who dream about it… Please help me helping the […]

Sea Odyssey: Belfast and the Space Station on 14 August! Морская Одиссея- Белфаст и космическая станция 14 августа!

Belfast Maritime Festival hosts Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009 It all started with a phone call from Russia earlier this spring. That is when I first heard about the Kruzenshtern doing from time to time radio links with the space station. The Russians invited me to share this experience and propose to other nations to join in. […]

Links between Tall Ships and the space station. Связи между парусными кораблями и космической станцией.

Source of the picture : NASA    Источник картины: НАСА Links between Tall Ships and the Space Station During the Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009, a unique connection is being created that will see the crew of the International Space Station communicate to some of the Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge fleet via radio and/or satellite links and […]

Anachronism: Message from aloft. Анахронизм— Сообщение с вершины

Source of the picture : NASA Anachronism: Message from aloft To boldly go… Greetings from aloft, a message to the tall ships from the final frontier… It seems like a clash of technology. The most sophisticated piece of equipment ever assembled, designed to sustain human life in the dark recesses of space and a simple, wind […]

The Bermudian Islands 400th Anniversary with the Space Station. Острова Бермуды 400-ая Годовщина с МКС.

Bermuda and the Space Station. A group of school children from Bermuda and some trainees who had just taken part in the transatlantic race from Tenerife to Bermuda talked to astronauts on the International Space Station today. The ten minute live link up took place in the presence of the Bermudian Minister of Education and […]

Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009. Регата парусных судов через Атлантику 2009.

Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009. The Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009 is being organised by Sail Training International and the American Sail Training Association. The event is a spectacular odyssey for Tall Ships around the North Atlantic Ocean of more than 7,000 nautical miles following the traditional route taken by sailing ships of a by-gone […]

Kruzenshtern. Крузенштерн.

The Kruzenshtern, the second largest ship in the world. The Krusenstern or Kruzenshtern (Russian: Барк «Крузенштерн») is a Russian four masted barque and tall ship that was built in 1926 in Bremerhaven-Wesermünde, Germany, as shipyard number “S408″ under the name Padua (named after the eponymous Italian city). She was given to the USSR in 1946 […]

Rona II. Рона II.

Rona II— The Rona Sailing Project (formerly Rona Trust – London Sailing Project) is one of the oldest Sail Training organisations in the UK, established for almost 50 years. In that time, they have taken over 30,000 young people to sea and given them the experience of a lifetime, greater self-confidence and a new perspective […]

Jolie Brise. Джоли Бриз.

Jolie Brise — Jolie Brise is a gaff-rigged pilot cutter built and launched by the Albert Paumelle Yard in Le Havre in 1913 to a design by Alexandre Paris. After a short career as a pilot boat, owing to steam replacing sail, she became a fishing boat. Purchased by E. G. Martin (Commander Evelyn George […]

Europa. Европа.

Europa— The sailing ship Europa is a steel-hulled barque from the Netherlands, originally built in 1911, as a lightvessel at the H.C. Stülcken und Sohn Shipyard in Hamburg Germany. The original name was “Senator Brockes”. Till 1977 it was in use by the German Coast Guard as a lightship on the river Elbe. In 1985 […]

Cisne Branco. Сисне Бранко.

Cisne Branco— Cisne Branco is a tall ship ship of the Brazilian Navy hailing out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, though she travels worldwide. Cisne Branco (“White Swan”) is a full-rigged ship built in Amsterdam, Netherlands by Damen Shipyard. Her keel was laid on 9 November 1998, launched and christened on 4 August 1999, delivered […]

Spirit of Bermuda. Дух Бермуды.

Spirit of Bermuda— Spirit of Bermuda is a purpose-built sail training vessel based on civilian Bermudian-type schooners built in Bermuda by blacks and whites between 1810 and 1840. The original hull shape was adapted from the Bermuda-built Royal Navy “Shamrock” class: fast dispatch / patrol vessels that ran from the Royal Naval Dockyard northwest to […]

Belle Poule. Бель Пуль.

La Belle Poule The Belle-Poule is a French naval schooner used as a training vessel. She was launched on the 8 February 1932. She is a replica of a type of fishing vessel which was used until 1935 off Iceland. She has a sister ship, the Étoile. Both the Étoile and the Belle Poule joined […]

Etoile. Этуаль.

Etoile The Étoile (“star”) is a French naval schooner used as a training vessel. She was launched on 8 February 1932. She is a replica of a type of fishing vessel which was used until 1935 off Iceland. She has a sister ship, the Belle Poule. Both the Étoile and the Belle Poule joined the […]


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