STS Pogoria is a Polish barquentine launched in 1980 in Gdynia. She was designed by Zygmunt Choreń. On 7 July 2009, two of the masts on Pogoria broke at welded joints while the ship was en route to St Petersburg, Russia. The 37 youths onboard were airlifted off the ship by two helicopters of the Finnish Border Guard’s Aviation Unit. The ship was [...]
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Tall Ships Youth Trust is a sail training organisation in the United Kingdom that currently owns and operates a two mast brig, the Stavros S Niarchos, and four 22m/72 ft Challenger class racing yachts. The Tall Ships Youth Trust, formerly the Sail Training Association, based in Portsmouth and Liverpool, is a charity registered with theCharity Commission. It was founded in 1956 and is [...]