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Ex Transglobe 2016 – Headquarters Air Cadets

Unit: HQAC
Location: Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, USA. Canada
Date: May 2016
Activities: Sailing
Completion of Leg 13, sailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia into Gosport, Hampshire saw the conclusion of the round-the-world joint service Exercise Transglobe expedition in mid-August 2016. With the voyage having set out from the south coast of England in June 2015 it was with a great deal of pride and enthusiasm...

Tall Ships Challenger 2016 – Selly Oak Trust School CCF

Unit: Selly Oak Trust School KES CCF
Location: Solent
Date: June 2016
Activities: Offshore sailing
Monday 27th June 2016 saw ten eager sailors from Selly Oak Trust School Birmingham, which is one of the largest for young people with special educational needs in Europe, depart for Portsmouth to take part in a Tall Ships Expedition. The group consisted of six 6th Form students and four...

Ex Blue Salt Blade 2015 – Devon and Somerset Air Training Corps

Unit: Devon & Somerset Wing ATC
Location: Cornwall
Date: August 2015
Activities: Sea kayaking
A Slice of Cornwall I need something different in the Adventure Training diary this year, something new, something challenging, something exciting. After a few hours searching the web I was on the phone to a very laid back South African accent which called itself Shaun, “Yes buddy, sure thing, we can...

Exercise Trident Ubique – 295 (Hampshire Yeomanry) Battery Royal Artillery

Unit: 295 (Hampshire Yeomanry) Bty RA
Location: Solent
Date: April 2015
Activities: Offshore sailing
295 (Hampshire Yeomanry) Battery Royal Artillery is one of the newest Batteries in the Royal Artillery that was raised September 2014 with a small cohort of ex regular soldiers and a great deal of enthusiasm. The first challenge is to recruit and build the team of Reservist soldiers, and offshore...

Tall Ships Challenger 2014 – Selly Oak Trust School Combined Cadet Force

Unit: Selly Oak Trust School CCF RN Section (Lordswood contingent)
Location: English Channel
Date: June 2014
Activities: Offshore Sailing
On Monday 23rd June, ten intrepid students from Selly Oak Trust School in Birmingham began their Tall Ships expedition. The students were all sixth formers at the school, which is one of the largest for young people with special educational needs in Europe. The students were a mix of those...