We are delighted to report that we are sailing again at last. Day Sails from Brixham resume on 13th April and Overnight Sailings on 22nd May. However, we are applying strict limits inline with UK Government Guidelines. That means our occupancy is much reduced and as a result some of our sailings are already full.

2020 has been quite a year, as you can imagine. We set off with high hopes as it was Pilgrim’s 125th Anniversary.  There was to be festivals galore and the Mayflower 400 commemorations. That all fell apart quite quickly as we went into lockdown and the focus for our charitable Foundation was to ensure our

Pilgrim gains grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund. The Pilgrim Heritage Sailing Foundation is one of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic. This award will enable us to undertake

To Sail or not to Sail? – That is the question for Pilgrim. Not an easy decision! We now have the green light to resume sailing as long as its safe and within COVID Secure guidelines. Everyone is reeling from the recent events and as we emerge into a strange new “normal” we need to

Pilgrim’s 125th Anniversary – 4th June 2020 In these challenging times, we won’t be having a party today celebrating the 125th anniversary of Pilgrim’s launch. It was on 4th June 1895 that our beloved Pilgrim was slipped into Brixham Harbour at Upham’s Yard. Our Members, volunteers and all our supporters should take a moment though

Pilgrim has just completed her winter refit programme and we have invested more than £10,000 this winter to make her ready for our 125th anniversary year. She’s in really good shape and now suddenly we have had to face the global threat of the Coronavirus Pandemic. It is therefore with heavy hearts that we must

Seafood and Eat It – that’s our motto! Pilgrim has played her part in promoting the English Riviera as the UK’s ‘go to’ international seafood destination. We scheduled a special celebratory cruise over the weekend of 21st/22nd September to join in ‘England’s Seafood FEAST Festival’. Departure was from our home port of Brixham where more

On a lovely July day in Brixham, these folks decided to transfer from 2 wheels to 7 sails! Pilgrim was delighted to host a visit from Devon Advanced Motorcyclists. Apparently they produce an annual calendar. No, not that sort of calendar! Just one that highlights all the amazing places they get to on their biking

We are delighted to announce the appointment of the Pilgrim Foundation President and Vice President at the Annual General Meeting. The meeting took place at the Brixham Labboratory at Freshwater Quay in Brixham on Friday 19th July 2019. After nearly 20 years of ceaseless commitment to the restoration, preservation and operations of Pilgrim, Rod Coveney

This week Trinity House announced some changes to the ‘character’ of the light from the Berry Head Lighthouse. This announcement comes via ‘Notices to Mariners’ which our skipper Richard Smith has to stay aware of. They are issued by the navigation authorities and harbourmasters. Pilgrim and her skipper Silas Pine had been fishing out of