Jolie Brise

In 2013 Jolie Brise celebrated the centenary anniversary of her construction by the Paumelle yard in Le Havre in 1913. The world famous, gaff-rigged pilot cutter was the last boat to carry the royal mail under sail and has won the Fastnet Race three times, including the inaugural race in 1925. In 2015 she was the overall winner of  the Tall Ships Races.

Jolie Brise is owned, maintained and sailed by the pupils of Dauntsey's School.

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Sailing Programme for 2017

In 2017,  Jolie Brise will be taking part in the International Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta – a 7,000 nautical mile transatlantic race visiting Portugal, Bermuda, America, Canada and France.

Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta is a maritime celebration that offers all participants a unique chance to embark on this great adventure, whilst commemorating the rich history of sailing in Canada and around the world. This epic event marks the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation through its founders and founding provinces.