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Tall Ship Bursaries Available
2015 Youth-Exchange Voyages

Irish Sea Voyages on Tall Ship Morgenster this June.


Heavily Subsidized for Young People Aged 16-25 are a VERY limited amount of spaces available on the 2 voyages described below. Traditionally Tall Ship voyages can be costly however, Sail Training Ireland is able to make bursaries available in special circumstances to young people that would not otherwise be able to partake. Priority will be given to organisations that work with young people.


For more information please contact Sail Training Ireland:

Phone: 00 353 (0) 1 855 9597

Limited Places - First Come First Serve

Be Part of a Mixed UK and Ireland Crew, Sailing a Tall Ship on the Irish Sea as part of a Youth Exchange Project.


Each Year since 2012 Sail Training Ireland has coordinated "Youth Exchange" projects on Square Rigged Tall Ships in the Irish Sea. This year, in partnership with the Charity M.A.S.T. in Liverpool, we will run 2 of these exciting projects, which are funded by the "Erasmus +" programme through the EU Commission. These projects are open to 16-30 year old's in the Ireland, Northern Ireland and UK wide. The learning theme is "Employability" and we will introduce the participants to many potential career opportunities at sea or in the maritime industries as well as having a lot of fun learning to operate a Tall Ship.


TALLSHIP:    Morgenster, of The Netherlands
DATES:         31st May - 12th of June 2015
WHO:         34 participants, 18-30 years, male and female from Ireland, Northern Ireland and UK wide.
Embarking at Dublin Port River Festival
Visiting Liverpool's "Mersey International River Festival"
Sailing in Company with a fleet of other Tall Ships and possibly visiting the Isle of Man.
Dis-embarking at Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club(Dublin).

16-17 Year Olds

TALLSHIP:    Morgenster, of The Netherlands
DATES:         14th - 26h of June 2015
WHO:            34 participants, 16-17 years old, from Ireland, Northern Ireland and UK Wide.
Embarking at Dublin
Visiting Drogheda's "Irish Maritime Festival"
Sailing in Company with a fleet of other ships.
Dis-embarking at Bangor (NI)

Anyone can apply for participation. We particularly encourage organisations that work with young people to apply to nominate participants, for example: Youth and Community Groups, Clubs, Scouts, Guides, Cubs e.t.c. Our mission is to make the projects accessible to ALL young people and we will work with organisations to insure that this is the case.

To apply - CLICK HERE, fill out your details and select the appropriate voyage.
If you represent and organisation that would like to get involved CLICK HERE

"This is truly the Adventure of a Lifetime. A life changing experience for all involved and a chance not to be missed. The programme of activities on board are designed to develop confidence, interaction skills, motivation and a work ethos. At the very least, it will be an excellent experience to include on your the most, it could lead to a career in the maritime industries. Trainees will meet members of the port, Naval and shipping industries and learn about opportunities for future careers.

They will learn how they can enjoy applying themselves in a challenging environment. They will make new friends for life from lots of different places." Michael Byrne, Manager, Sail Training Ireland.

For more information please contact Sail Training Ireland at our office in Dublin Port Centre.

Phone: 00 353 (0) 1 855 9597

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