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Jeanie Johnston Joined by Cargoship at Dublin Dry-Dock Facility Facing Closure
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#JeanieJohnston - Jeanie Johnston which is undergoing maintenance at Dublin Graving Docks Ltd was joined this week by Dutch flagged Arklow Rambler at the ship-repair facility that faces closure by Dublin Port Company over plans to redevelop Alexandra Basin, writes…
Jeanie Johnston Heads Downriver to Dry-Dock for Essential Maintenance
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#JeanieJohnston - The replica 19th barque Jeanie Johnston departed her role as a static famine emigrant museum ship along Dublin's Custom House Quay, as she is to undergo 'essential maintenance', writes Jehan Ashmore. Jeanie Johnston's short tow downriver was carried…
Murphy Takes Asgard Centenary Talk To Fingal For Heritage Week
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#Asgard - Boating historian and round-the-world yachtsman Pat Murphy will once again give his centenary talk on the famous gun-running ship Asgard and its pivotal place in Irish history over the coming days for 2014's Heritage Week. The series of…
A Tall Ship Trip of a Lifetime for Eight Young Adults
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#tallships – Eight young adults From Cork are preparing to embark on a sail training trip of a lifetime on board the 'Spirit of Oysterhaven', a 70–foot local schooner and currently the only sail training vessel in Ireland. The eight…
Engine Failure Preceded Astrid Incident Says Interim Report
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#Astrid - Engine failure led to the grounding of the tall ship Astrid off the Cork coast a year ago, according to an interim report by marine investigators. The 42m Dutch brig's 30-strong crew, most of them sail trainees, were…
Belfast Secures Support For Tall Ships Return Next Summer
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#TallShips - It's confirmed: Belfast will host the start of 2015's international Tall Ships Races. According to BBC News, the tall ships will return to Belfast Lough for the first time since 2009 to coincide with next July's Titanic Maritime…
American Tall Ship Open for Public Tours at Custom House Quay, Cork
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#tallships – An American tall ship is open for public tours Sunday, June 29, 2:00pm until 5:00pm at Custom House Quay in Cork. As Afloat reported earlier, the Sea Education Association's tall ship, the SSV Corwith Cramer, will be docked at…
Tallships Join Clipper Race Yachts for Open Tours at Legenderry Maritime Festival
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#LegenderryTallShips – The Legenderry Maritime Festival held in the north-west city is where Lough Foyle has welcomed the return of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2014 but also some visiting tall-ships which too are open to the public.…
Maritime Ireland Deserves a Tall Ship
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#tallship – You come across a reference to an island nation - the 20th largest in the world - that doesn't have a marine policy or a dedicated marine department, and you think it must be some kind of a…
Berthing on the Boyne as Tallships Arrive for Irish Maritime Festival
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#TallshipsBerthBoyne-This morning five beautiful tallships are arriving at the mouth of the Boyne for the second Irish Maritime Festival held along the town quays of Drogheda this weekend (13,14 and 15 June), writes Jehan Ashmore. Once all these tallships are…
American Tall Ship 'Corwith Cramer' is Cork Harbour Bound
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#tallship – American Tall Ship SSV Corwith Cramer is on it's way to Cork from the East Coast of the United States and is due to arrive off Cork Harbour on June 28th. The school ship will spend a week…
Setting Sail With Scottish Whiskey Galore! to the Irish Maritime Festival
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#SailingWhiskey- In her centenary year, the classic West Country ketch Bessie Ellen will be very much keeping to her original role when she carries cargo, notably precious whiskey from Scotland to Drogheda for the Irish Maritime Festival held next weekend…
Spanish Royal Navy Tall Ship Arrives in Dublin Port
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#tallship – This morning saw the world's third-largest Tall Ship, the Juan Sebastián de Elcano, greeted by Dublin Port Company tug boats and a flotilla of yachts from local sailing clubs in a ceremonial escort to mark the ship's arrival…
World's Third Largest Tall Ship Anchors in Dublin Bay, Spanish Schooner Arrives
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Tallship – The world's third largest tall ship is currently anchored in Dublin Bay and waiting to come into Dublin Port where it will open to the public. The Spanish 370–foot long, four-masted Juan Sebastián de Elcano – is set to…
World's Third Largest Tall Ship is Dublin Bay Bound
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#tall ship – Straight after a weekend of Tall Ships on Dublin Bay, the Spanish Embassy in Dublin and Dublin Port Company have announced that the world's third-largest Tall Ship, the 370 foot long, four-masted "Juan Sebastián de Elcano" will…
Dublin Riverfest's 'Parade of Sail' Marks Port Farewell
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#DublinPardeofSail – The Parade of Sail on the Bank Holiday Monday, marked the end of another Dublin Port Riverfest, as the varied fleet in terms of type and age transited the East Link bridge bound for Dublin Bay, writes Jehan…

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