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2015 Youth-Exchange Voyages

Irish Sea Voyages on Tall Ship Morgenster



Make her your home for 2 weeks!

Educational Theme: Employability.
Be Part of a Mixed International Crew. 

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 olds in the Ireland, Northern Ireland and Liverpool (and surrounding areas)


18-30 Year Olds

TALLSHIP:    Morgenster, of The Netherlands
DATES:         1st - 13th of June 2015
WHO:         34 participants, 18-30 years, male and female from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Liverpool.
Embarking at Dublin Port River Festival
Visiting Liverpool's "Mersey International River Festival"
Sailing in Company with a fleet of other Tall Ships.
Dis-embarking at Glasgow.

16-17 Year Olds

TALLSHIP:    Morgenster, of The Netherlands
DATES:         14th - 28th of June 2015
WHO:            34 participants, 16-17 years old, from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Liverpool.
Embarking at Glasgow
Visiting Drogheda's "Irish Maritime Festival"
Sailing in Company with a fleet of other ships.
Dis-embarking at Cork (TBC)

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.

Each participant is asked to make a donation of the above amount towards the charities. This can be fund-raised and both MAST and Sail Training Ireland can advise on fundraising activities and supports. The nominating youth organisations should support this fundraising effort.

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.
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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