The world's sole surviving tea clipper
- Cutty Sark
- Royal Observatory
- Meridian Line
- Free museums
Do you have what it takes to steer 963 tons of Victorian tea clipper on the high seas?
The wheel itself was restored in the run up to the opening of Cutty Sark in 1957 by a team of talented woodworkers, and the steering mechanism is one of the many original features preserved on Cutty Sark. It's a reminder of what a triumph of engineering this tea clipper was in her day, with the ingenious design taking up far less space within the ship than earlier tiller designs - ideal for a cargo carrier.