Find out more about our exciting Main Hall re-rig here.
Discover the history behind the fascinating memorials, monuments and plaques around Falmouth Harbour. Part one of two.
The concept of ships sailing together in convoy has a long history but it was the Spanish who employed and developed the concept to the full.
The Bartlett Maritime Research Centre and Library was recently the setting for reuniting a set of a Cornish pilot’s ‘Wings’ from WW2 with surviving members of his family.
Falmouth is no stranger to spectacular Tall Ships. Step through time and uncover the history of the Tall Ships Races’ close association with the town.
Explore the history of Falmouth’s Working Boats; the fishing fleet which dredges for oysters in the Fal, and the smaller racing fleet.
Explore the history of the oldest form of fixed-seat rowing to take place anywhere, as well as the history of Penryn Rowing Club.
Today the Cutty Sark is one of the world’s most famous ships, but it wasn’t all plain sailing for the vessel. In this Bartlett Blog we explore the ship’s history and how Wilfred & Catharine Dowman from Falmouth secured the Cutty Sark’s future.
The town of Eyemouth in Berwickshire on the East Coast of Scotland was a busy fishing port with a large fishing fleet landing huge catches of haddock and herring. In October 1881 the fishing fleet suffered a devastating disaster.