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Falmouth Dry Dock – 2021

We’re heading home! Here is our itinerary for Tuesday 15th June!

  • 9:00 – Start flooding the dock
  • 10:00 – Shieldhall will float again
  • 11:30 – Gates open
  • 12:30 – Pilot will join us and we set sail for Southampton.

We will also be posting many images/videos throughout our voyage back to Southampton from Falmouth.

Daily updates from the ship

Day 10 – Final day in Falmouth Dry Dock

Today we have been busy preparing Shieldhall for sea! Our video today shows a timelapse of our anchors being pulled in and a 360 tour of Shieldhall looking beautiful ready for sea! Tomorrow, we are planning to depart Falmouth Dry…


Day 9 – Progress from Falmouth Dry Dock

It has been another beautiful day here in sunny Falmouth and as it is Sunday, the tasks completed today are a little less than normal as there have been limited number of workers on site. You will see from today’s…


Day 8 – Progress from Falmouth Dry Dock

Another busy day onboard today and the sun has put its hat on! The painters have started on the top sides of the ship, and they anticipate to finish this work this evening. The top side painting includes our black…


Day 7 – Progress from Falmouth Dry Dock

Here is today’s summary of the latest from Falmouth Dry Dock. A & P and our crew are making good progress. If we continue at this pace, A & P are looking to flood the dock on Tuesday 15th June,…


Day 6 – Progress from Falmouth Dry Dock

Another busy day in dock today, please see our progress from Falmouth Dry Dock for Thursday 10th June. The tail shaft has now been successfully withdrawn and inspected by the MCA.Priming has started on the ships side.The dock yard has…


Day 5 – Progress from Falmouth Dry Dock

Another busy day onboard for A&P and our crew members. Below are the tasks that the team are currently working through. The starboard propeller has been removed and the keyway has been presented for survey. The keyway prevents the propeller…


Day 4 – Progress from Falmouth Dry Dock

It has been another busy day in dry dock and A&P and our crew members have been working hard on the following tasks. A&P have been busy with the water blasting on the hull. If you watch our video below…


Day 3 – Entry in Falmouth Dry Dock

Thank you to everyone that has visited our Dry Dock BLOG for 2021 so far. We have been overwhelmed with hits to our website so thank you to all our supporters! We can’t wait to welcome you back onboard our…


Day 2 – Our voyage to Falmouth Dry Dock.

We have arrived south east of St Anthony Head near Falmouth Bay. It has taken us 31 hours to reach this point and we have had a successful voyage from Southampton averaging 5.5 knots with lots of activity taking place…


Day 1 – Our voyage to Falmouth Dry Dock.

We are well underway on our voyage to Falmouth, and we have been averaging approximately 5 knots since we left Southampton at 10:00 this morning. At the time of posting this information, we are currently just passing Portland and there…


Enter our Falmouth Dry Dock Competition!

Win £100 of Shieldhall Credit for any sailing of your choice in 2021 by entering our Falmouth Dry Dock Competition!Our engine revolution counters have been reset and we are up to boiler pressure ready for Dry Dock setting sail at…


We’re setting sail this Saturday 5th June!

Our crew members are preparing the ship for our voyage to Falmouth! We are setting sail this Saturday 5th June departing at 10:00 and we are due to arrive into Falmouth on the morning of Monday 7th June. Throughout the…