“I had a great week and loved being rocked to sleep by the boat. I found the whole experience of being at sea really relaxing.

“It was hard work at times, but very rewarding.”

Aaliyah (13), from Peterborough.

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“The Skipper, Exec Officer and Second Mate all were amazing with us, and made this experience one of the best that we'll ever have.

"It's times like this that you'll tell other generations stories like the double bowline situation and climbing the mast etc.

"Hoisting the sails and steering the boat are both amazing experiences.”

George (15), St John Fisher Catholic High School.

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“The trip was above and beyond my expectations and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

“There was a really good mix of people onboard and it was a great opportunity for me to socialise with people of different ages.”

Ben (18), from Warwick.