Grayhound’s first cargo voyage April 2015

It has been an exciting time for us over the last two weeks, we set sail for Brixham in pursuit of cargo . it was a beautiful Easter weekend, the sun was shining , Brixham was full of visitors, crabbing on the quay, eating fish and chips…. the heritage pontoon...

Working with Plymouth University March 2015

On March the 23rd we welcomed aboard twelve students from Plymouth University. They were second year students all studying the Navigation and maritime science degree. What a great bunch they were, their tutor Chris Pollard sailed as crew. The Grayhound performed as a...

Our cargo routes

Click this link to read about Grayhound’s cargo routes. PresentationA4_Grayhound_Cargo_EN...

Spinning around in the rig

Check out this cool video of our friend Marta rehearsing on her trapeze in the rigging last week. filmed by our neighbour film maker Bryony Stokes. Bryony is a environmental film maker  her website  is  http://www.bryonystokes.com/ ‘Bryony Stokes loves the power...

Looking forward to sun on our faces

The spring is now not too far away and we are looking forward to our sailing season. Team Grayhound has been busy this winter making improvements to our fine ship. New for 2015 we will have two mini Gigs for our crew to row. We were so impressed with Chris Rees’...

Welcome to our new look website

In 2015 we are offering three different tariffs. The Cargo delivery tariff, the Sailing voyage tariff and the long term tariff. They all offer something different to the travelling sailor, depending on what sort of experience you want, how much you want to spend and...

The best of the Azores

In lots of ways being back in the Azores feels like we have come full circle. It has been just over a year since we started our sailing business in the West Country and in that year we have sailed 20 000 miles taken 250 new people sailing. We have visited Brittany,...

Antigua Classic Regatta news 2014

Antigua Classic Regatta was held in Falmouth and English Harbour in Antigua on the 16th – 22nd of April. About 50 classic yachts took part. The racing was exciting this year with strong winds on most of the race days. Every day we had a full crew of 17 onboard ....

Atlantic Crossing Antigua to Lajes to Horta

On arrival in Horta in the Azores we learned of the news of the lost yacht and crew, having left Antigua about a week after us. As a concerned boating community everyone was talking of it and sharing stories. Since the tragic news has come that the crew are indeed...