Bristol  Harbour Festival to Plymouth

16th-23rd of July- £785

Calling all young people aged 18-25 for a trip of a lifetime!


Join us, Sailing Tectona for an eight-day voyage from the Bristol Harbour Festival to our home port in Plymouth.


Embark during the Festivities at Bristol on Saturday and enjoy the festival experience from your very own ship. Experience sailing out of the Bristol channel on a hundred-year-old wooden pilot cutter, departing for Plymouth on this 250 nautical mile passage. Along the way soak up views of the Southwest coastline and marine wildlife that inhabits these spectacular shores while having the opportunity to learn traditional sailing skills and build sea miles!

About the Festival:

The harbour festival is all about celebrating Bristol’s rich maritime history, this year marks the 50th anniversary and is themed around ‘Ebb and Flow’ to represent the changes of Bristol and celebrate the city’s diversity. There will be seven stages of entertainment from live music to spoken word, soak up the weekend from the comfort of our ship Olga based in the centre of the festival!



Full board accommodation with own bunk

Wet weather gear (oilskins)

All safety equipment

Participation certificate



A kit list recommendation will be emailed to you upon booking, along with a diagram of the ships rigging. Please note it is advisable to obtain your own travel insurance for this experience.


Getting there:


Train- Bristol Temple meads is the closest train station to the ship, located a 20-minute walk away from the harbour.

Coach- Cross country coach services, such as National Express and Megabus frequently operate in Bristol.

Taxi- Uber's are available throughout the city.

Parking-The closest long stay parking to the harbour is, NCP carpark on Princess Street BS1 4QF


Please note, as we will be disembarking in Plymouth, we recommend joining us via public transport.


Join us onboard Olga anytime from 4pm on Saturday the 18th of July. She will be located in the centre of Bristol Harbour. Joining details and itinerary for the week will be emailed upon booking.


Any questions, please get in touch!

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