Special Interest articles

Whare opening

Whare opening

On Sunday 23 September, the R. Tucker Thompson held the formal opening of their new whare. The weather was fine, and around 100 people gathered at the end of the wharf to join the Tucker whanau for their special day. It was a day that was over 30 years in the making,...

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Our new Whare

Our new Whare

Today was a really special day, one that has been over 30 years in the making. It was the first time that we were allowed to occupy our new home which is being built by Far North Holdings at the end of the wharf. A key driver for the new premises was to be able to do...

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Visit to Whangarei

Visit to Whangarei

Dates have been confirmed for the Tucker to visit Whangarei in May. Between Thursday 19th May to Monday 23rd May. Our ever popular Kiddies Pirate Sailing will be running on Saturday 21st May. The ship will be available for 2-hour school trips as well as Late Afternoon...

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Bay of Islands Ipipiri Eco-sail

Bay of Islands Ipipiri Eco-sail

Two iconic Northland organisations offer one unique experience! At the end of April 2016, Northland's tall ship the R. Tucker Thompson partnered with Project Island Song to offer a two day, one night eco-sailing experience in the beautiful Bay of Islands. We will...

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The Tucker comes to Whangarei!

The Tucker comes to Whangarei!

Come Sailing on a Tall Ship! Join Northland's own tall ship on her visit to the Whangarei Harbour from 15-18 May. There are still 30 places available on our school sailing on Monday morning - weather is looking good! Monday 18 May Departs 1000: Onerahi Wharf Return...

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History Trips

History Trips

Sailing, stories and stunning scenery A magical combination of story telling and traditional tall ship sailing, served up with hearty traditional fare and convivial company! It's a unique experience where you will delve deep into the truth of New Zealand's history in...

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