Rona II leaves for the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta

It's all started!!  Rona II departed from her home base on Saturday 8 April in bright sunshine on her way to London to join the other boats taking part in the Rendezvous Tall Ships 2017 Race.  Over the next 5 months she will visit Portugal, Canary Islands, Bermuda, US, Canada and France before returning home on 8 September.  Over 135 young people and volunteers will be experiencing an amazing adventure and we will be bringing you regular updates.

At the moment she is enjoying the sunshine along the French coast having already visited Dieppe and Boulogne and sampled some local cuisine.

Further updates can be seen on and also on Instagram #rsptransat2017 

We wish them fair winds and following seas!