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

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Latest News from the Yardarm

Sailors and Spies

Join the crew of HMS Pickle along with the Hull Bullnose Heritage Group and special guests as they share tales of sailors and spies during the Cold War. In memory of Sydney Withers, Cold War Hero, fondly remembered by all at Historical Motor and Sail. This film was expertly produced by the team at Digital…

Fleet News Update November 2018

As the winter season is now well underway, our Historic Motor and Sail Captain brings you the latest news from the HMS fleet. Pickle HMS Pickle has had a fantastic summer and is now under winter maintenance and repairs. She is sheeted down and well underway with timber removal and replacement in the Chart Room…