Our Latest News

Keep up to date with what is going on!

Nautical Phrases that are used in Everyday Language

Nautical Phrases that are used in Everyday Language

Delving into the world of nautical phrases its enlightening how many historical phrases have moved into the day to day language. Not that I am suggesting that we willl be “Shivering timbers” and “delivering broadsides” on a regular occassion but its quite interesting...

read more
Nautical Superstitions – Good and Bad

Nautical Superstitions – Good and Bad

Throughout history sailors have been a highly superstitious bunch and whether it’s something you stick to or laugh into the face I have delved into the interesting world of Nautical superstitions both good and bad.  Rabbits  Long, floppy eared animals with Fluffy...

read more

Covid-19 Update in regards to our sailing season

We have been following the developing situation with the Covid-19 pandemic and regretfully have made the decision to cancel our voyages on Agnes and Pellew up until Saturday 16th May. The current government’s advice  to ‘avoid all unnecessary travel’ and the ambiguous...

read more
A Beginners Guide to Knot Tying for Sailors

A Beginners Guide to Knot Tying for Sailors

 As people who spend time on boats we are in the business of tying lots of knots. Knots to secure boats to buoys and pontoons, knots to pull sails up and also knots to ensure we can adjust sails when they are up. Their uses are endless! There is no wizardry in being...

read more
29th February 2020 – The Day that Pellew was Launched

29th February 2020 – The Day that Pellew was Launched

Despite the weather forecast creating a big headache with anticipated storm conditions for the 29th February, the 400 tonnes crane that was ordered arrived on Friday lunchtime to set up for the planned Saturday morning lift. It arrived with a team of men and two artic...

read more
A Super Summer of Wooden Boat Festivals

A Super Summer of Wooden Boat Festivals

One of our favourite parts of sailing in Cornwall every summer is going to the wooden boat festivals in Cornwall and Brittany. Sailing in company with lots of friends and beautiful boat's is a highlight of every summer. While I personally couldn't do them every...

read more
Pellew is going to have a local craft rum name after her!

Pellew is going to have a local craft rum name after her!

Our friends at the Fal River distillery, the home of the popular “Petrel” rum have regularly visited the yard over the period of the build to source off cuts of the English and European oak that we have used to build Pellew. While building any wooden boat there is...

read more
Luke Powell will skipper Pellew on her maiden season

Luke Powell will skipper Pellew on her maiden season

With just over a month until Pellew is launched and she makes another step towards going sailing this summer we thought we would introduce you to her skipper for her maiden season. Yes, you have got it! Luke is going to be at Pellew’s tiller for the summer. He is...

read more

Get in Touch

Info@workingsail.co.uk

(Jo) +44 (0)7790 638 084

 

28 St Thomas Street 

Penryn

TR10 8JN