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Jack Tyrrell in 1979 the great shed in Arklow in which Asgard II was built. He is seen foreground with the ship’s model which he used to promote the ideal at boat shows and to government ministers, while in the background Asgard II finally takes shape
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A massive fire in in Arklow has engulfed and destroyed what most people thought was a large warehouse beside the old Inner Dock writes W M Nixon. But it was in this “warehouse” in the late 1970s and early ’80s…
The Sail Training Ireland awards at Dublin Port Company
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Sail Training Ireland recently held an awards event to recognise recent trainees who had completed sail training voyages with the support of Dublin Port Company. Seven trainees were presented with their awards by Dublin Port CEO Eamonn O’Reilly. The highlight…
Sail-trainee, Stavros S Niarchos of the Tall Ships Youth Trust which docked in Dublin Port this afternoon
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#SailStavros – A French Navy fleet tanker replenishment vessel this morning departed Dublin Port and where a UK youth sail training ship arrived this afternoon, writes Jehan Ashmore. BCR Somme (A631) is a Durance class command and replenishment ship which…
Tall Ship Visit to Cork from Twinned Sister City of Cologne
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The tall ship Brigg ROALD AMUNDSEN will travel from Cologne to its twinned sister city of Cork next week. The group from Cologne are setting sail from Cherbourg to Cork on the Brigg ROALD AMUNDSEN on the 23rd of October.…
The Cork Sail Training Bursary Scheme awards in Cork
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Hello and welcome aboard this week’s edition of Seascapes, your maritime programme, this week we remember diver, seafarer and trade unionist Des Brannigan ; we hear from Ron Coveney at the naming ceremony of a new Atlantic 85 lifeboat to…
Norwegian tallship, Christian Radich
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The Norwegian tall ship, Christian Radich, one year short of its 80th anniversary, made a fine sight in Cork city last night. The 1937 built ship is berthed at the North Custom House Quay. As Afloat.ie previously reported, the visit…
Norwegian tallship, Christian Radich is to remain in Cork for a private visit along the city quays
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#Tallships - The Norwegian tallship, Christian Radich, one year short of its 80th anniversary sailed upriver from a Cork Harbour anchorage to berth in the city this morning, writes Jehan Ashmore. The fully-rigged ship it transpires did not depart into…
The fully rigged Norwegian tallship, Christian Radich which next year celebrates her 80th anniversary is at anchorage in Cork Harbour
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#Tallship - A Norwegian tallship classified as a fully rigged ship which is to celebrate its 80th anniversary next year is at anchorage in Cork Harbour today, writes Jehan Ashmore. Christian Radich will be marking the 80th anniversary by making special…
Eye of the Wind with its distinctive reddish brown sails unfurled
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#TallShips - A legendary tall ship that's featured in Hollywood movies such as White Squall and The Blue Lagoon will visit Dublin next month for the first time in 20 years. Eye of the Wind was first built in 1911…
13 trainees from Cork City and County sailed the Morgenster ship over 12 days from Belfast
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32 young people from all backgrounds and a range of abilities across Cork City and County who have completed Tall Ship voyages aboard the Cork-Based Vessel Spirit of Oysterhaven and the Dutch Tall Ship Morgenster during the 2016 season will…
Pierhead at Blyth, the UK port in north-east England hosted the North Sea Tall Ships Race regatta's Parade of Sail, followed by the 500nm leg to Gothenburg, Sweden
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#TallShipsRace - Bulker Arklow Meadow departed Aughinish, Shannon Estuary last week bound for the Port of Blyth, where the UK port was host to the North Sea Tall Ships Race, writes Jehan Ashmore. The Irish flagged Arklow Meadow had loaded…
On a balmy evening superyacht Eos approaches weekend visiting yachts in Brodick Bay, Isle of Arran on the Firth of Clyde, Scotland
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#SuperyachtEOS – One of the world’s largest privately owned superyachts, Eos that sailed to Cork Harbour earlier this summer has since among her worldwide cruising grounds called to Scotland and recently to the Croatian Riviera, writes Jehan Ashmore. The majestic…
Close up of Norway's largest and oldest tall ship, Statsraad Lehmkuhl which is calling to Dublin Port as part of Heritage Week, and will be open for visitors next Saturday, 20 August (2-4pm)
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#HeritageVisitor - A Norwegian tall ship, Statsraad Lehmkuhl is calling to Dublin Port as part of Heritage Week, and will be open for visitors. Statsraad Lehmkuhl will be docked at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, where on Saturday 20 August, one…
At 85 years old, the impressive Italian Navy cadet trainee school tallship, Amerigo Vespucci will be open to the public while on a three-day visit to Dublin Port
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[email protected] - An 85 year-old Italian Navy school tallship that always draws a big crowd during the Tall Ships Races, which this year sees a North Sea Regatta call to the UK later this month, is currently on a three-day…
Tall Ship Eye of the Wind visits Dublin in October
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In 1976 a sailing vessel – which has long been regarded as a legend among today’s last remaining tall ships – set off for its "second maiden voyage": forty years ago, the sail training vessel Eye of the Wind was…
The Brian Boru, Creidne and Tailte will sailing together into Waterford for ceremonies marking the successful Waterford Sail Training Bursary Scheme
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The Waterford Sail Training Tall Ship Bursary scheme is currently in full flow under the overall administration of Sail Training Ireland, with seventeen young people, including fourteen from Waterford, sailing into the Port of Waterford on Friday July 29th, some…
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