National Historic Ships UK: ‘1881 fishing vessel Barnabas links four Celtic nations on 1,400 mile voyage’ – June 27, 2024

The 143 year old working boat Barnabas sailed into Newlyn Harbour on Saturday 22 June. Volunteer crew from the charity, Cornish Maritime Trust (CMT), which owns the historic wooden boat, moored her up to the Old Quay to the cheers of supporters celebrating the sailors’ feat and the boat’s fine new masts.

The 143 year old working boat Barnabas sailed into Newlyn Harbour on Saturday 22 June.
Volunteer crew from the charity, Cornish Maritime Trust (CMT), which owns the historic wooden boat, moored her up to the Old Quay to the cheers of supporters celebrating the sailors’ feat and the boat’s fine new masts.

Having set off from Newlyn 66 days previously, Barnabas returned having accomplished the Trust’s threefold goals for the ambitious voyage: education, preservation and community connection.

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