Challenging Habitat Blog

Sail Training and Ocean Science

A couple of years ago I got involved with the charity Seas Your Future and to incorporate elements of ocean science and citizen science into sail training on the tall ship Pelican of London. It is the UN… Read More

Life at Sea

Everyone on board has received basic sail and safety training and we’ve had quite an interesting start to our voyage. Out of Cumberland basin and under the Clifton suspension bridge, down the Avon and into the Severn Channel…… Read More

Adventure under Sail

Going to sea again – a special treat in a time when UK covid lockdown is pealed away layer by layer, like the skins of an onion. We are aboard tall ship Pelican of London in Albion Dock,… Read More

Darwin200 Shanty Time!

Shanty time aboard the Pelican with Bosun Pete – always great fun! Pete even got a haircut specially for the occasion … Today he threw down the challenge to get us to sing for him as the journey… Read More

You take care of what you love, don’t you?

For a change, something really positive here… We are the business of inspiring young people to be curious and ask questions, to get into nature and experience the small and big wonders of it, to make sense of… Read More