Our Supporters

The Cornish Maritime Trust enjoys the support of several organisations, businesses and charities to achieve our aims of preserving and sharing Cornwall’s maritime and sailing heritage. Please contact us if you would like to work with us.


We are affiliated with the RYA and our members participate in RYA training programmes.

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners generously support our aims by providing a mooring for Barnabas and a space for Soft Wing’s dinghy: this support is vital for reaching our Falmouth-based community of members.

Turn to Starboard

Turn to Starboard do inspirational work with veterans and service people, and they support us by use of their office space and access to their facilities.

St Ives Jumbo Association

The Jumbo Association preserve the maritime skills and heritage of St Ives. We work together to promote lug-rigged sailing, and they support us with winter shelter for some of our vessels.

Heritage Lottery Fund

The Heritage Lottery Fund made a substantial award for the restoration of the Barnabas in 2005.

National Historic Ships Register

The National Historic Ships Register records nationally important historic vessels.


Hempel support us by providing marine paint and antifouling at a discount.

Granite Rock Brewery

Granite Rock Bewery of Penryn have supported us by providing some of their excellent draught beers for our events.

Cornish Seaweed Company

The Cornish Seaweed Company have supported us by donating to our events.

Gear Farm Pasty Company

Gear Farm Pasty Company have supported us by donating to our events.

Rossmore Oysters

Rossmore Oysters have supported us by donating some incredible oysters to our events.


The Potager cafe have supported us by donating to our events.