Other voyages and events

In recent years the SWAN has participated in a number of Tall Ships’ Races and in 2009, in a Small Ships’ Race from Greenock, Scotland to Belfast, Ireland.

In 2010 the vessel took part in the Tall Ships’ Race from Kristiansand, Norway to Hartlepool, England.

In 2011 the SWAN was involved in all legs of the Tall Ships’ Races as the vessels raced from Waterford, Ireland to Greenock, Scotland, then cruised through the Hebrides to Lerwick, Shetland before racing across the North Sea to Stavanger, Norway and then finally to Halmstad, Sweden.

In 2012 the SWAN took part in Nordisk Sejlads (Nordic Sail), racing across the Kattegatt and Skagerak from Ha's, Denmark to Uddevalla, Sweden and then on to Risør, Norway. As well as trips to St Kilda, Wick Harbour Festival, Western Norway and the Faroe Islands.

2013 will have the SWAN participating in the Scottish Traditional Boat Festical at Portsoy and a week later take part in Stordfest 13 on the Norwegian island of Stord before heading south to the island of Karmøy to participate in Skudefestivalen, one of Norway’s largest maritime events.

Find out more about upcoming planned trips.