Enjoyment on Queen Galadriel as a group

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About

About

The Cirdan Trust was founded in 1983 to serve young people in the south east of England and the Faramir Trust in 1991 to do the same for those of the north east.  In 2002, the two trusts were conjoined under the title The Cirdan Sailing Trust. Today ...

Adult Charters

Whilst our service is aimed at disadvantaged young people, making our vessels available for adult charters helps us to raise much needed funds. The vessels come with the services of our qualified crew who will tailor the charter, sailing area and group ...
Aims

Aims

The Cirdan Sailing Trust aims to: Provide disadvantaged young people with the opportunity for self-development from the experience of living and working on large sailing boats. However, we do not confine its activities to the provision of sail...
Client Profile

Client Profile

The Cirdan Sailing Trust works mainly with groups of disadvantaged young people although the sailing voyages are available to disadvantaged adult groups for whom the experience is just as valuable.  Disadvantaged young people Includes ...
Contact

Contact

For further information about our sailing activities with disadvantaged young people, donating or supporting our work: Email: info@cirdantrust.org Tel: 01621 776684 The Cirdan Sailing Trust Bradwell MarinaWatersideBradwell-on-SeaEssexCM0 7RB

Corporate Events & Staff Training

Our vessels are the ideal venue for client hospitality, works outings and staff training.  Charters can be adapted to suit the client's requirements whether that be a networking day where individuals use their time on the water to discuss business or ...
Crew Qualifications & DBS Checks

Crew Qualifications & DBS Checks

All Cirdan Staff with responsibility for young people or vulnerable adults are checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service.  The Cirdan Sailing Trust has a comprehensive Child Protection Policy in which it is specified that DBS checks and ...

DofE Gold Residential

As a Duke of Edinburgh Approved Activity Provider, we run off-shore sailing voyages for students looking for fun and adventure to complete the Residential section of their Gold Award. Dates available: Saturday 22nd  July to Thursday...
Fleet

Fleet

One of our main advantages as a sailing trust is the range of our fleet which allows us to cater for all kinds of groups and charters. Queen Galadriel 32m Baltic Trader capable of groups up to 16 in number. Ideal for large...

Fleet Tracker

Follow the progress of Duet, Faramir and Queen Galadriel with our fleet tracker. //
Fundraising

Fundraising

The Cirdan Sailing Trust is partly self-funding through the income received from charter fees. Groups that sail with The Trust are encouraged to cover a realistic portion of the charter fee through their own internal budgets, group fund raising, applications...
Help With Costs

Help With Costs

The Voyage of Discovery Fund Contact us on 01621 776684 / info@cirdantrust.org to discuss how we can help you fund your voyage. With just a few exceptions, all of the youth organisations that sail with us have restricted finances with regards to non-statutory...
History

History

The Cirdan Trust was founded in 1983 to serve young people in the south east of England and the Faramir Trust in 1991 to do the same for those of the north east.  In 2002, the two trusts were conjoined under the title The Cirdan Sailing Trust. ...
Home

Home

The Cirdan Sailing Trust specialises in enabling groups of young people, particularly those who are disadvantaged in some way, to experience the challenge and adventure of life at sea on large sailing vessels. We also run voyages suitable for Duke of...
Insurance

Insurance

The Trust assumes responsibility for members of a group, individuals and other passengers only when afloat in a Cirdan Trust vessel or tender and holds insurance to cover The Trust's legal liability in the event of injury or mishaps only during...
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Latest

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Membership

Membership

Our Membership Scheme is open to anyone who would like to support our work with disadvantaged young people aboard our fleet of traditional vessels. Membership is just £20 for the 2015 season. Members are entitled to attend our Annual General ...

Regattas & Races

All of our vessels have entered regattas, races and other maritime events over the years and have come away with a range of trophies and prizes.  Duet in particular is known for her competitive spirit and welcomes any opportunity to take part in a race. ...
Regulation Codes

Regulation Codes

The Cirdan Sailing Trust operates under regulations laid down by Department for Transport, Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) 'The Safety of Small Commercial Sailing Vessels - Code of Practice'.  This code regulates the safety requirements ...
Safety

Safety

The safety of everyone on board is of paramount importance to The Trust and our obligations in this respect are taken very seriously. It is a requirement of The Cirdan Sailing Trust's Safety Policy for every voyage to start with a safety brief....
Summer Breeze Sportive

Summer Breeze Sportive

The Summer Breeze Sportive and Charity Bike Ride took place on Sunday 19th July 2015. We managed to avoid the rain which came through before the start of the 88 mile Sportive but there was nothing we could do about the head wind that riders had to b...
Supporters

Supporters

Cirdan has a diverse supporter network ranging from individuals who have sailed as part of a youth development programme, those who recognise the benefits of our work, to grant making trusts and other charitable and professional bodies. The...
Volunteers

Volunteers

Committees As a charity, The Cirdan Sailing Trust relies very heavily on volunteers. Our Trustee and Management Committees are purely voluntary with representation from relevant areas of society eg church, education, youth service, lawyers...
Voyages

Voyages

Our vessels operate from the beginning of April until the end of October with standard sailing areas of the East, South and North East coasts depending on the time of year. We don’t publish a schedule as we try to be flexible to meet the demands of o...

Youth Group Voyages

Youth leader s tell us they can achieve more during a week at sea than in months on dry land. A voyage at sea is a powerful, positive and effective way of working with young people, in particular those who struggle in mainstream society. The experience...