Will you sail aboard the tall ship TS Royalist this year?

The Square Rigger Club Charity has conducted many charters through the years. These charters are always convivial, fun and dare we say instructional and can be taken at any level of seriousness according to each individual's choice. The voyages offer hands on participation in every aspect of the tall ship's life, be it steering the ship, setting sail, standing watch or helping feed the hungry crew as well as providing an opportunity to experience the vessel and find out if you would like to join the relief staff pool to assist on TS Royalist cadet voyages. The charter's profit goes directly towards providing bursaries for Sea Cadets and essential extras for the Ship.

There should have been two charters in 2020. These would have been long weekends in April and September and starting with joining TS Royalist by midday on Friday, returning to the same port on Monday and leaving the ship after lunch. The first charter would have started from Dartmouth and the second from Gosport, but both have been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions. There will be two charters in 2021 - visit us again in the autumn to find out more about them.

A weekend of sailing in TS Royalist provides useful experience for the novice and sea time for the more experienced sailor. TS Royalist is a sail training vessel and on-going friendly tuition is offered to all participants. As a sail training vessel, it is expected that all participants will take part with a level of enthusiasm in tackling any task whether it be taking part in watches or even peeling spuds on an odd occasion!

The ship operates with a professional crew of eight and up to twenty four volunteers.

If you have any queries about charters please email our Charter Secretary.

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Privacy Statement

The Square Rigger Club Charity takes members’ privacy seriously and will only use personal information to keep members informed of SRCC activities, send the SRCC newsletter or make contact about SRCC matters. We use WebCollect to securely hold members information on our behalf. We ask members’ consent to the club using their data.

When individuals participate in one of our charters aboard TS Royalist we are obliged to share their personal information with the Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) the owner and operator of the ship. The MSSC keeps this data securely for 6 years and then destroys it. We do not share member’s information with any other organisation.

When we receive an application for a bursary for a minor, normally a member of the Sea Cadet Corps, we treat any personal information contained therein with the utmost respect and integrity and according to MSSC data protection rules. We never share that information with third parties. For MSSC data protection details use this link.

By contacting the Honorary Secretary or Data Protection Officer any member can check, correct or delete any of their data we hold.