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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…
Dutch tall ship Wylde Swan
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Dutch tall ship Wylde Swan is in Dublin this weekend and is hosting an 'open ship' for members of the public from 16.00-18.00 today. All are welcome. The Dutch sail trainer is berthed up river from the East link bridge.
Tall Ship Phoenix leaves Galway bound for Warrenpoint
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Movie Star Tall Ship Phoenix passed through the Port of Galway's gates and on into the Atlantic Ocean yesterday. Nine teenagers from Galway, Dublin, Belfast, and Ballyclare will be cooking, cleaning, and sailing alongside the professional crew as they make…
Tall Ship The Phoenix, left its home port of Charlestown Harbour in Cornwall yesterday and is due to arrive under full sail on Galway Bay on Thursday
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One of the world's most famous Tall Ships, which has had a starring role in dozens of box office seafaring films and TV series, is on its way to Galway to take part in this week-ends big SeaFest maritime festival.…
Tall Ships Morgenster from Holland and Earl of Pembroke from the UK on Dublin Bay
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Tall Ships Earl of Pembroke from the UK and Morgenster (Holland) are among a fleet of six boats entering Dublin Port this lunch time in a parade of sail to mark the start of the annual River Liffey Festival. Joining…
United States Coast Guard Cutter barque, USCGC Eagle is a trainee vessel that is to be open for free public tours during a visit to Dublin Port
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#TallshipPublicTours - The United States Coast Guard Cutter trainee tallship USCGC Eagle sailed into Dublin Port this morning following the maiden Irish port of call of cruiseship Disney Magic. The USS Eagle is on a summer tour training schedule and…
Stavros S Niarchos, a 60m tallship is to provide 40 youngsters from a Manx charity to embark on a potentially life-changing adventure beginning this month
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#SupportSailStudents - An initiative which will see young students from the Isle of Man embark on a potentially life-changing adventure on board a tallship begins this month.  The initiative is once again been supported by the Isle of Man Steam…
Fancy sailing on the Tall Ship Morgenster?
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Anyone aged between 16 and 28 who would like to sail aboard a Tall Ship is being offered the opportunity by Belfast City Council and Sail Training Ireland. As Afloat.ie previously reported, The Tall Ships, “Maybe” and “Morgenster” are the…
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#TallShips - The Atlantic Youth Trust has revealed more details of its inaugural conference and gala dinner in Galway next month, as previously reported on Afloat.ie. Designed as workshops with input from participants, the day's programme comprises three lively sessions…

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