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Challenge Wales

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Set sail on 72-foot Challenge Wales | Wales' Tall Ship or 60-foot Adventure Wales for a big boat sailing experience. Take the helm, hoist the sails and get involved in all aspects of sailing. Jump onboard to go dolphin watching or help us with our...more
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20 Glebe Street, Penarth CF64 1EE, Wales
+44 29 2070 4657
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We had such a great time with challenge wales and their crew! They really got us all involved in sailing. Vicky was amazing in helping to organise this trip, making us all feel welcome and relaxed! Would definitely recommend and come again!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrRoachy
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Two weeks of sailing with Challenge Wales as part of the Tall Ships Races 2017 was one of the best experiences I've ever had! We sailed from Halmstad (Sweden) through the Baltic Sea to Tallinn (Estonia) and finally to Kotka in Finland. The crew were...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Jo F
Reviewed 20 April 2017

An amazing trip with a brilliant crew. Challenge Wales really did provide a fantastic experience and got us all involved with the sailing. Lundy island is a must see and what better way to visit than by dropping anchor and then being transported by rhib...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank alifromthevali
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A fabulous day's sail in the Bristol Channel aboard Challenge Wales, shooting through the waves on a good wind at some speed, guided by the experienced crew! Certainly got the blood pumping - and a lovely lunch provided as well :) Thank you - hope...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank kerryrees
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A long held ambition of mine had always been to learn to sail but waiting lists were long and costs expensive! Now I'm a volunteer on a 22 meter Round the World yacht and regularly sail, with other crew members, on Wales' largest sail training...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Red_robbo31
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We are part of an island nation and the sea is in our genes. Challenge Wales provides an unique opportunity to experience BIG boat sailing and to get a feel for what it would be like to sail around the world. A minimal commitment is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank PitPony99
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Challenge Wales provides the opportuity for young people to experience new sensations and develop new skills and responsibilites working with others in sailing a 72' racing yacht which has been around the world twice. It also provides opportunities for older folk (like me) to do...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LindaO165_12
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I've been a volunteer crew for couple years now. It's absolutely amazing. I do it mainly for the sailing aspect of it (being sailing instructor, you would be suprised how little I actually sail). On longer trips, it's very rewarding to see how everybody progresses,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Sailing on Challenge Wales is a must do for sailors and non-sailors alike! You can be as involved with sailing their 72ft ex-round-the-world racing yacht as you like, even if it's just acting as ballast! The crew on board are all volunteers but are very...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Snozzcumber
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Wind fills the sails , the breeze in your hair, your hands hold the helm as the white surf speeds past ... Exhilarating...watching the waves as the moon cross a clear starry sky........earlier in the night you woke in the dark , raised from your...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank MormunyddDragon
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20 July 2017|
Response from VickyWH | Property representative |
Challenge Wales sails around Flat Holm and Steep Holm. For details on Flat Holm visit the Cardiff Harbour website as they manage Flat Holm.