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Square Sail, Charlestown Harbour  

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Built in Denmark, Phoenix was converted into a two-masted 18th Century Brig in 1996.
Charlestown harbour was developed from 1790 and named after local landowner Charles Rashleigh.
Phoenix is a 112 foot, two-masted Brig. She was built in Denmark in 1929
The harbour has been the location for a number of film and TV productions
The beautiful east and west beaches are open to the public

If it’s to do with the sea,
it’s to do with Square Sail

Founded in 1968, and with over 40 continuous years of involvement in the marine industry, Square Sail has a highly impressive track record. The expertise of our staff is broad ranging with a vast catalogue of experience. With decades of seafaring skills under our belts we are more than capable of tackling any project.

Square Sail company activities cover a broad spectrum.

We are ship owners and operators. Over the years, our tall ships have engaged in wide ranging roles, be it involvement in Film & TV productions, attending Maritime Festivals, Corporate hospitality, Events, etc. We are Harbour owners and operators, being custodians of the magnificent historic port of Charlestown and its’ adjacent beaches.

We have our own Shipyard workshops, incorporating shipwrights, rigging, sail-making and engineering.

We are very experienced in all aspects of marine filming, be it Ship Conversion, Ship Construction, Set Construction, Marine Co-ordination, supply of Camera & Support Boats, Prop & Equipment Hire.


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Whatever your nautical or maritime requirements

Square Sail is Here to Help

Film & TV

For All Your Marine Filming Requirements

We provide a comprehensive range of services and facilities for Film & TV productions with over 30 years experience. 

 Film & TV Services

Charlestown - An Historic Harbour

Situated on the outskirts of St. Austell in Cornwall is Charlestown Harbour, the base for Square Sail’s operations

Charlestown Harbour

Shipyard Services

Dedicated to traditional shipbuilding techniques, Square Sail Shipyard has a wealth of exceptionally talented craftsmen.

Square Sail Shipyard

Call +44 (0) 1726 70241 / 67526