Sail Training Friendly Ports

The purpose of this section is to help port authorities to understand the needs of visiting sail training vessels and to encourage them to meet these needs.


Sail training vessels are requested to follow the code of conduct for visiting ships to help the port authorities and to leave feedback in the Share your Experience section below to help other visiting ships judge the level of support that ports are willing to provide bona fide sail training vessels. 


If you are a sail training vessel operator, or captain, and you require specific advice about ports that you are planning  to visit, please contact the relevant member National Sail Training Organisation or Paul Bishop, Head of Race Directorate (

In this section...

Key Port Criteria

There are three key criteria used by all sail training vessel operators to determine good ports from bad...


Code of Conduct for Sail Training Vessels

Sail training vessels wish to be made welcome in a port, and recognise their own conduct can affect this...


Share your Experiences

Message board for Captains of sail training vessels to leave feedback about their experiences whilst in port...