Gorleston students are on a crest of a wave after being chosen for Canadian sailing trip

The Jubilee Sailing Trust's tall ship Lord Nelson sails into Southampton to officially open the Boat

The Jubilee Sailing Trust's tall ship Lord Nelson sails into Southampton to officially open the Boat Show in 2006. Picture: Chris Ison / PA. - Credit: PA

Two students are in a buoyant mood after they won a chance to sail around the coast of Canada on a tall ship.

Katie Robinson and Billy Pywell will be signing up to take part in the voyage aboard the Lord Nelson on the Jubilee Sailing Trust seafaring adventure.

The Ranworth Trust, in conjunction with the sailing trust, offered two students a voyage as part of their commitment to providing young people in Norfolk with unique sailing experiences around the world.

The two students had to give a presentation to an interview board made up of college and Ranworth Trust representatives.

College Principal Dr Catherine Richards said: 'We are so thrilled that the Ranworth Trust are working in partnership with us to provide these sponsored places and we are also grateful to the Jubilee Sailing Trust who organise the sailing trips. It is such an exciting opportunity for the students and they will gain so much from the experience.'


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Billy and Katie are organising activities to raise funds to cover their travel costs to Canada where they join the ship in Nova Scotia for a 10-day voyage in August around the eastern coast to New Brunswick.

To support the students call Lisa Bell on 01493 660382 or email lbell@eastnorfolk.ac.uk

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