Launch of Apprentice Program

Caymanian Apprentices

In November, 2023 the Fair Weather Foundation announced a once in a lifetime opportunity for young Caymanians. Groups of aspiring Shipbuilders will have the opportunity to travel to Gloucester in the United Kingdom to work as an apprentice in T. Nielsen & Company’s yard, working directly on the restoration of S.V. Fair Weather. Once, the […]

Transporting a 72ft Vessel over 2,000km

Fair Weather Transportation

After the successful purchase of S.V. Fair Weather, Paul and Chris were on to the next challenge, transporting a 34 tonne wooden vessel from La Manga, Spain to Gloucester, United Kingdom on a specialised trailer. Much could have went wrong if the weather was not on their side. On the evening of January 17th 2022, […]

Visiting S.V. Fair Weather for the 1st time

Fair Weather under full sail

In May 2022, Paul, Chris and their two colleagues travelled to see S.V. Fair Weather near Alicante in Spain, with the aim of confirming the identity of the vessel for sale. They were all keen to see her on the water under sail, so they went out with the previous owner and his family to […]