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Award for Bream Bay College Teen

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 1:57 pm | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

The R. Tucker Thompson has presented this year‘s Tucker Lewis award to Tiahorangi Morgan Edmonds, a 16 year old Bream Bay College student. More >>

Commemoration planning begins!

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:50 pm | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

In four years’ time the Bay of Island will celebrate and commemorate the arrival 246 years ago of two exceptional navigators, Tupaia from Tahiti and James Cook from England on the HM Bark Endeavour and planning is well underway! More >>

Dame Anne Salmond appointed Patron of Sail Training Trust

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 4:31 pm | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

Former New Zealander of the year and eminent scholar Dame Anne Salmond has been appointed as Patron of the R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust. More >>

Youngsters benefit from Sail training

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 1:54 pm | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

A recent survey carried out by the R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust has confirmed the Trust’s sail training programme develops confidence, builds teamwork and enhances leadership skills. More >>

Charity Auction of Sweet Sail Boat

Monday, 24 February 2014, 1:00 pm | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

Northland’s R. Tucker Thompson Youth Sail Training Trust has been generously donated a beautiful West Wright Potter 19ft sail boat to auction in order to raise funds for their youth development voyages. More >>

Rainbow Warrior Reunion

Tuesday, 1 January 2013, 10:12 am | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

Back in 1995 during an interview on the TV Programme 60 Minutes, David McTaggart, Greenpeace anti-nuclear campaigner invited New Zealanders to join him in a peace flotilla at Mururoa. Northland’s iconic tall ship the R. Tucker Thompson, was one ... More >>

Tiny Tuck Meet R. Tucker!

Friday, 27 January 2012, 2:01 pm | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

In 1985, while the R. Tucker Thompson was being built on the beach at Mangawhai, Rex Cottrell a ship-loving model yacht fanatic was dreaming of building a 2nd tall ship, also to sail on the same estuary. The result was an impressive 2.8m long 1/9 ... More >>

Major Upgrade to Northland’s Tall Ship

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 3:12 pm | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

The most ambitious maintenance programme ever in the life of the ship was completed on time and to budget this year under the watchful eye of Bosun Sam Meldrum. The ship’s crew worked long hours and most weekends to complete the project in a record ... More >>

Outward bound for Sea!

Tuesday, 7 April 2009, 1:11 pm | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

Spaces are starting to fill up on Northland’s own tall ship for the May and June Sail Training voyages. The Trust is aiming to finalise berth allocation for the trips shortly after Easter and is keen for people to get their applications in as soon ... More >>

 

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