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Posted on September 26, 2014 by Stewart.

Jubilee Hope received an official send off from Glasgow on the 7th of December 2013.

On the 22nd of January 2014, Jubilee Hope’s journey began in earnest. Leaving Greenock harbour for the open sea.

After 6 days at sea Jubilee Hope became stormbound in Falmouth. The journey was delayed by 3 weeks.

Jubilee Hope arrived in Las Palmas in February after 34 days at sea.

55 days into the journey Jubilee Hope passed the equator on her way down the west coast of Africa.

Jubilee Hope docked in Walvis Bay, with many of the original crew heading home after 71 days on Jubilee Hope.

After 101 days and 8,858 miles at sea, Jubilee Hope is lifted from the water in Nairobi.

The overland leg of the journey from Nairobi to Kisumu began on the 29th of July, 188 days after the journey began.

The journey took Jubilee Hope up to a height of 5000 feet through the stunning scenery of Kenya.

Jubilee Hope arrives safely in Kisumu on the 27th of August, this marks 217 days since she left Greenock.

Jubilee Hope is successfully re-floated and reassembled on Lake Victoria ready for her voyage from Kisumu to Mwanza.

On the 24th of September 246 days after the journey began Jubilee Hope arrived in Mwanza, Tanzania.

If you want to know why we have sailed a ship all the way around Africa and then across Kenya CLICK HERE

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