Challenging Habitat

Plymouth Teens at Sea

It was an early start for six A-level students from Lipson Co-operative Academy. We departed by coach at 2 am to reach Bristol airport for a (much delayed) flight to Dublin, where we boarded the Pelican of London… Read More

Sea bird flying

Helena Fos Serda – First Scientist in Residence

Seas Your Future generously reserved a berth for science on each voyage in the summer 2022. This enabled me to recruit young and aspiring scientists, mainly students of relevant degree courses, to work as Scientist in Residence on… Read More

Brilliant sunshine and Pelican looks fabulous with neatly stowed square sails at Bristol Harbour Festival

Bristol Harbour Festival

The 50th Bristol Harbour Festival was great fun: after a couple of years of COVID19 -induced absence, it returned with a wide range of activities, music and events for all ages.

Square sails set on Pelican of London

Powered by the Wind

On Pelican of London, we have weighed anchor and are on our way from the Isle of Man to Dublin Bay. Soon we’ll set sails and our progress will depend on nature’s forces. There is beauty in that… Read More

humpback-whale Brigitte Werner, on Pixabay

The Humpback Whale in My Mind’s Eye

Recently, I attended a cetacean identification course with Orca (highly recommended!) and it featured stunning videos of dolphins and whales.

Young Sailors from Sail Training Ireland learning (to coil) the ropes

At Sea with Young Sailors

I’m at sea aboard Pelican of London with 23 young sailors who share my interest in science and technology.

Whale ID HW-MN0502372 by Frank Garita

Seas Your Future Ocean Science Update

Back in January, Seas Your Future facilitated a fantastic opportunity for six young Scientists in Residence to carry out research project during a 12 day voyage on the Pelican of London along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica…. Read More

Sailing Changes Our Perspective

My work with Seas Your Future gives me the privilege to sail the tall ship Pelican of London with some fabulous people.

Pelican of London in calm tropical waters

Sailing and Science in Costa Rica

Our six Seas Your Future Scientists in Residence in Costa Rica have sailed the Pacific Coast off Puerto Rico for a few days now. You might imagine their work to be a breeze, more of a holiday really,… Read More

View over the bowsprit of Pelican of London.

Ocean College Scientific Data

The tall ship Pelican of London is off the African coast and on its way across the Atlantic with a bunch of kids from Germany on their big Ocean College adventure.

Young sail-trainee at the helm in the North Sea

Around Britain in a Tall Ship 2020

During the covid pandemic lockdown in August/September 2020, the sail training charity Seas Your Future and Darwin200.com achieved something remarkable: to organise a circumnavigation of the British Isles in the tall ship Pelican of London.