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#TallShips - Sail Training Ireland will host its 2016 Annual Awards and season launch at Dublin's Mansion House on Saturday 23 January, it has been announced. Lord Mayor of Dublin Críona Ní Dhálaigh will join many of the young people…
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Tall Ship The Hermione, the authentic replica of the 18th century ship the Marquis de Lafayette, makes the ideal subject for this aerial video shot by Nautimages during the replica's stopover in Brest, four months ago. The French 12-pounder frigate Hermione…
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#TallShips - Dublin backed out of its bid to host the 2019 Tall Ships Races after Dublin City Council deemed the €3 million costs too high. As the Irish Independent reports, the council said in defending the decision that the…
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#TallShips - Galway could join the running to host the Tall Ships Races in 2019, as the Connacht Tribune reports. City councillor and former Galway mayor Padraig Conneely is spearheading efforts to attract the tall ships to Galway Harbour –…
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Frequent visitor to Ireland, the Gorch Fock tall ship of the German Navy (Deutsche Marine) had a mishap coming into berth as the vid by youtuber Manfred Thoms shows. Gorch Fock is the second ship of that name and a sister…
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#TallShips - The Atlantic Youth Trust has hailed its inclusion in the new implementation plan for the Stormont Agreement announced yesterday. As RTÉ News reports, Northern Ireland's power-sharing administration finally struck a deal yesterday (Tuesday 17 November) after more than…
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#TallShips - The Atlantic Youth Trust's Neil O'Hagan has described as "a major breakthrough" the sail training initiative's inclusion in the Government's recently announced Capital Plan for the next five years. "This is the first clear, public commitment from [the]…
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#TallShipTours – As a reminder the German Navy three-masted barque Gorch Fock, which is currently on a visit of Dublin since arriving last week, will be open to public tours next Sunday (13th September), writes Jehan Ashmore. In addition the…
German Navy Tall Ship Gorch Fock Coming to Dublin
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#GermanTallShip – The German Navy three-masted barque Gorch Fock, which is at anchor in Dublin Bay this morning, is on her first leg of training voyage that will be completed upon her arrival to the Irish capital tomorrow, writes Jehan Ashmore. The…
Tall Ship Stavros S.Niarchos Visits Kinsale Yacht Club Marina
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#tallshipkinsale – The tall ship Stavros S.Niarchos visits Kinsale Yacht Club Marina. She Departed from La Coruna on August 17 and arrived in Kinsale (non stop) on August 21st. She is owned by the Tall Ships Youth Trust a registered…
Influential Business Backers For Tall Ship Sail Training Project
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#TallShips - The Atlantic Youth Trust's (AYT) proposals for a new sail training tall ship for Ireland have taken another step closer to fruition with the backing of a group of influential business people. As the Sunday Independent reports today…
Former Brazil-France Cocoa Bean Trading Tallship To Visit
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#Tallship1896 - Belem, France's oldest three-masted tallship and one of the oldest sailing ships in the world is to make a two-day visit to Dublin Port when she sails onto the Liffey this afternoon, writes Jehan Ashmore. The barque dating…
Ocean Youth Trust South Buys Norwegian Sail Trainer 'Prolific'
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#prolific – Ocean Youth Trust South, one of the UK's leading sail training charities for young people, has announced that the charity has just agreed the purchase of Prolific – a stunning vessel with real beauty and genuine character. Prolific…
Polar Tall Ship To Be Resurrected Nearly 100 Years After Launch
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#PolarShip - "You are made for the ice," is how legendary polar explorer Roald Amundsen christened the tall ship Maud in 1917. That's because the vessel was destined to be deliberately stuck in ice above the Bering Strait in order…
New Tall Ship Proposed As 'An Atlantic Legacy For Future Generations'
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#TallShips - "An Atlantic legacy for future generations" is how the Atlantic Youth Trust describes its concept for a proposed new tall ship that would bring young people from both sides of the border for sail training voyages. The €17.2m…
Tall Ships Sailing on From Belfast Give Hope For Better Irish Sail Training
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#tallship – The visit of the Tall Ships to Belfast from July 2nd to 5th was anticipated with an enthusiasm which was fully justified by the numbers which became involved. Sixty vessels of all sizes assembled on both sides of…

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