Welcome to Historic Motor & Sail

H.M.S. offers a beautiful & hearty atmospheric venue perfect for bespoke events and parties to anyone desiring a unique experience. We suit your needs with a tailor-made approach for all to enjoy a sense of the historic maritime heritage from the days of old.

With a nostalgic, authentic backdrop we create a memorable, heartfelt moment to fly a flag & set your event into full sail!

- Mal Nicholson, Master and Owner

We are a proud ambassador of the
Sailors Childrens Society

Come and see us in action

Cook250 Whitby Festival
Jul 06

Captain Cook Festival – Cook250 Whitby

July 6 @ 4:00 pm - July 8 @ 6:00 pm
Scarborough Seafest 2018
Jul 20

Seafest 2018 – 20th Anniversary

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - July 22 @ 4:00 pm
Scarborough Harbour
Bridlington Coble and Keel Festival 2018
Aug 04

Bridlington Sailing Coble Festival 2018

August 4 @ 9:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm
Bridlington Harbour

Spider-T Humber Super Sloop

Spider-T Super Sloop – Lincolnshire Life

With its soaring mast and fluttering red pennant, the super sloop Spider T is a familiar sight at [Hull Marina]. When skipper Mal Nicholson took it on, however, it was practically a sunken hulk, holding three feet of water. He knew it was something special though: “It was very Brunelian, that is to say, it…