Ethical & Salty Shop

A Sailors Gallery

In the days of cargo carrying windjammers, sailors found time to carve scrimshaw, make ships models, style clothes or design their next tattoo on ocean passages.

The tradition continues today and our gallery features art 'inspired at sea'. Artists are skippers and crew that still sail ships with blocks and tackles.  

We feature ocean wide photographic images and tall ship canvases for a sense of epic adventure. Sketches, watercolours, etchings and woodcuts remind us there are more ways than photos to record your nautical travels.

Sailor Art Gallery

Skills & Courses

Perfect for Coronavirus lockdown, we sell the full range of on-line RYA theory courses you can study at home from basic navigation for beginners (from £95) to RYA Yachtmaster Ocean. 

Our main Classic Sailing website has every type of sailing voyage to put your new skills into action.

Sailing experience Gift Vouchers are available in the GIFTS section of the shop. They last for 2 years and can be used on any vessel in the fleet.

Future courses coming soon include workshops at sea -  themes like art, marine photography with an expert.

RYA Courses & Workshops

Gifts with a story to tell

Our ethos as a sailing company has changed very little since 1997. The world has finally caught up with us. We have been offering wind powered travel, well before Greta Thunberg hitched a lift across an ocean. 

The principles that bind us apply to our shop too. We don't want to add to the accumulation of 'stuff.' 

We want to sell goods that inspire action, challenge perceptions, recycle materials, reduce climate change and save our oceans and marine wildlife.

All our gifts have a story to tell...or they can help you create your own story.

Find a Gift

This Girl Can - Motivational Greetings Cards

  • Greetings Card - Top of the World
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  • Greetings Card - Brave Sailor Girl
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  • Greetings Card - Sisters of the Sea
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  • Gig Rower Greetings Card - We're on the Up
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Rowing a Pilot Gig Boat in the Isles of Scilly

With the Western Rocks in the distance.

Featured collection - T shirts for sailors

  • Unisex Cotton T-shirt with nautical slogan 'Bowsprits Rule'
    Unisex Cotton T-shirt with nautical slogan 'Bowsprits Rule'
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  • Short-Sleeve Unisex T-Shirt - Aloft Junkie - Get high on a tall ship
    Short-Sleeve Unisex T-Shirt - Aloft Junkie - Get high on a tall ship
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  • Cotton Unisex T-Shirt - nautical slogan 'Brigs, barques & biceps'
    Cotton Unisex T-Shirt - nautical slogan 'Brigs, barques & biceps'
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  • Cotton T-Shirt with nautical slogan 'Hand, Reef & Steer'
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  • A Short-Sleeve Unisex T-Shirt Turtle Woodcut Design by Debbie Purser
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  • Sisters of the Sea - Unisex T-Shirt
    Sisters of the Sea - Unisex T-Shirt
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