Wellington schoolboy Harry Nuttall-Owen is about to set sail as a crew-member in the renowned Tall Ships Race this Saturday.
Harry, 16, has been selected as a representative of the UK Royal Navy CCF for the Tall Ships Baltic Sea Race 2017 He will sailing from Halmstad ,in southern Sweden across the Baltic Sea northwards to land at Kotka in Finland. He will be sailing in the region of 800 miles on this 2 week voyage on a two-masted 15m ketch.
“This is an opportunity few are selected for and Harry is rightly excited to be Wellington School’s representative. It is a testament to the opportunities provided by Wellington School RN CCF that Harry’s sailing experience and expertise has been recognised at a national level. Well done Harry!,” said headmaster Henry Price.