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Jeanie’s Past Leaves in Her Wake 'Back to the Future' Jetfoil
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#JeanieJetfoil – Jeanie Johnston, the replica 19th barque famine and emigrant museum ship reopened yesterday for guided tours at her dedicated Custom House Quay berth at Dublin City Moorings, writes Jehan Ashmore. A month ago today the Dublin Docklands Development…
The 'Jeanie' Returns to Liffey Quays to Reopen Tomorrow
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#JeanieReturns – Replica 19th century barque Jeanie Johnston has finally returned to her dedicated Dublin Liffey berth along Custom House Quay having had some delays following essential maintenance in a drydock, writes Jehan Ashmore. The good news is that guided…
Jeanie Johnston Tours 'Not' Open Due to Continued Essential Maintenance
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#JeanieNotOpen – According to the Jeanie Johnston website, tours of the replica 19th barque are 'not' available at present, it transpires that essential maintenance is still been carried out on board. The announcement (click HERE) from the operators of the…
Fresh From Overhaul Jeanie Johnston Almost Home to Resume Museum Ship Role
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#JeanieJohnston - Jeanie Johnston departed Dublin Graving Docks today following the replica 19th barque's most extensive maintenance work since her purchase by the DDDA more than a decade ago, writes Jehan Ashmore. She is scheduled to resume her famine emigrant…
Weather Delays Departure of Sales-Listed Sail Trainer through East-Link Toll Bridge
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#WeatherBound – Following yesterday's 30th anniversary of the East-Link Toll Lift Bridge as previously reported, the UK flagged STV Stavros S. Niarchos and OPV L.E. Aisling (P23) both made transits through the Liffey road crossing this morning, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
The 'Jeanie' Remains Dry-Docked As Another Tallship Sails Upriver on the Liffey
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#TallshipImposter –At first glance anyone along the Liffey this afternoon could be forgiven to conclude Jeanie Johnston was returning from dry-dock to her dedicated northside Liffey berth, however as a tallship sailed up Dublin's city quays she instead notably berthed…
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…

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