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Coming on a residential trip and not sure what you'll need?

Interested in learning more about maritime heritage?

Here you'll find some nautical knowledge...

Kit List - Public and Charter Bookings

Be prepared! We want you to get the most out of your time on LEADER, and while we'll provide all the safety gear you'll need - here's a list of what you should bring with you for your residential voyage. 

Maritime Heritage Information Pack

The basics of boatbuilding, and a closer look at 3 heritage vessels:  LEADER, the Ballyholme Insect and the Drontheim.

Useful Links

A handy guide of links and recommended reading for anyone interested in learning more about maritime heritage, historic vessels and traditional seafaring.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do the toilets work onboard?

What can I do about seasickness?

Your questions, answered...


Watch a 40min documentary featuring LEADER and her restoration, starring Guy Martin for Channel 4.

Link to Youtube:

How Britain Worked, Episode 5

Footage of LEADER sailing

Watch a 20min video of LEADER in Dartmouth

Link to Youtube:

LEADER in Darmouth

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