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...
Dame Anne Salmond appointed Patron

Dame Anne Salmond appointed Patron

Former New Zealander of the year and eminent scholar Dame Anne Salmond has been appointed as Patron of the R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust. Dame Anne, whose research and teaching draw inspiration and insights from engagement between the differing ‘worlds’ of...
epic sailing

epic sailing

Greetings from the goodship to thy land lubbers, today we awoke in the beautiful Mimiwhangata with a cool light breeze and not a cloud in sight…So it was straight into the tide for our refreshing mineral spa, once showered, chores and breakfast completed and a...
wet and windy

wet and windy

Nga mihi mahana kia te whanau whanui. We have had an exciting day onboard the ship today. It was glass calm at Whangamumu this morning and we were woken by the dolphins clackering right next to the ship. A few curious head popped out on deck to see what the noise was,...
A day of weather

A day of weather

Kia ora whanau, This morning we awoke to a beautiful but windswept day in Outu bay. The trainees were keen to get straight into their morning swim and equally keen to shower and get dry again as the sou’wester whipped through and chilled them to the bone. Morning...