Tall ship prepares for pirates

The tall ship Lord Nelson is undertaking her biggest-ever challenge - a two-year, 50,000 mile voyage around the world visiting 30 countries on all seven continents.

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The threat of pirates on the high seas

During the two-year round-the-world adventure the Lord Nelson and her crew will face many new challenges - including the threat of piracy.

Richard Jones spoke to John West, Chief Officer; Ian Millen, Dryad Maritime Intelligence Services; Paddy Donaghy, David Horton and Ryan Shore, crew members; and Kyle Baker, ex-crew member.

Veterans enjoy voyage on Lord Nelson

The tall ship Lord Nelson is on her maiden voyage around the world giving many first-time sailors the chance to get a taste of life at sea. But also aboard are two Royal Navy veterans now medically discharged but getting the chance to sail the oceans waves once again.

They're among the lucky ones who don't suffer from seasickness which has struck many as Richard Jones explains in his latest report on life aboard. Richard Jones reports.

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Sail the World Part Four

The tall ship Lord Nelson is on her maiden voyage around the world giving many first time sailors the chance to get a taste of life at sea.

But also on board are two Royal Navy veterans now medically discharged but getting the chance sail the oceans waves once again.

They're among the lucky ones who don't suffer from seasickness which has struck many of the novices, as Richard Jones explains in his latest report from South Africa.

He speaks to crew members Lee Hayward and Terry Whitty, Sean O'Connell, Wil Huang, David Kapelus and former crew member Kyle Baker.

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