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The sailing ketch Brian Boru is one of Sail Training Ireland’s partner vessels
Sail Training Ireland has been shortlisted for the 2018 National Inclusion Awards under the Adventure category. The not-for-profit initiative, which gives people from various backgrounds opportunities to crew tall ships, welcomed the news as “recognition of the fact that 86…
Spinal Injuries Ireland is putting a call out for people to join their SII Tall Ship crew this May
Do you want to join us and be part of an unforgettable experience and help raise funds for Spinal Injuries Ireland? This is an adventure not to be missed. May 2019 Spinal Injuries Ireland is embarking on their inaugural Tall…
Trainee ship TS Pelican of London, berthed at St. Micheals Wharf, Dun Laoghaire Harbour on Tuesday morning just hours before the 70 year old barquentine departed on Stage 1 of a 7  month voyage across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. The next day due to encountering a fishing buoy, the ship had to divert to Rosslare ferryport where divers gave clearance to confirm no damage was caused to the propellers of the cruiser-stern vessel.
#Tallships - During stage 1 of a 7-month voyage of the Atlantic Ocean, a UK trainee tallship diverted off the Irish coast, having picked up a fishing bouy that could of compromised the barquentine's propellers, writes Jehan Ashmore. As Afloat…
The 70 year old trainee-ship TS Pelican of London on the River Liffey is docked in Dublin's 'Dockland's (financial quarter) on 11 October. On that day youth trainees from a German college embarked the tallship at the North Wall Quay for a 7 month voyage (officially from Dun Laoghaire) across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. On the left are portacabins at the development site of 'Capital Dock' on Britain Quay, where commercial shipping last took place some 20 years ago, albeit in the form of laid-up and or sell-listed general cargoships.  Facing opposite of this quay is Ringsend, from where this view overlooks the River Dodder meeting the Liffey.
#Tallships - A UK tall ship that embarked youth trainees in Dublin Port this week followed by a call to Dun Laoghaire Harbour is from where a 7 month charter voyage started of the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean, writes Jehan…
The six-day Sail Training voyage is aboard the Tall Ship Pelican of London
Twenty four deaf and hearing impaired students along with four aided communicators from around Ireland have set out on the adventure of a lifetime on a 6-day Sail Training voyage aboard the Tall Ship Pelican of London. The voyage organised…
Tall Ship Bellem departs Dublin Bay accompanied by local yacht Ruth II
A flotilla of yachts and pleasure craft including sailing dinghies, RIBs and angling craft gathered off Dun Laoghaire Harbour today to wish Bon Voyage to 16 Tall Ships who visited Dublin Bay over the Bank Holiday weekend and are now en route to…
The departing Dublin Tall Ship fleet should be viewable off Dun Laoghaire from 1pm today
After a successful three day Tall Ship festival of sail in Dublin Port, up to 17 Tall Ships will depart as a fleet this morning, raising the prospect of a spectacular sight off Dun Laoghaire on the south side of…
Pictured on board ‘The Pelican of London’ tall ship berthed on Sir John Rogersons Quay were Lord Mayor of Dublin, Mícheál Mac Donncha, LT/CDR of L.E Orla, Ronan McLoughlin, Terre Duffy, Water Ways Ireland, Derek Kelly, Dublin City Council, Mary Weir, Dublin City Council and John McKeown, Waterways Ireland at arrival of The Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta into Dublin Port today Friday, 1st June until Monday, 4th June 2018
The Tall Ships that have been anchored in Dublin Bay and Dun Laoghaire since Thursday have arrived in Dublin City Centre this evening for the start of the Tall Ships Regatta. Read more about the event here.  The Sail Training…
Local craft with three Tall Ships anchored off Dun Laoghaire. Up to 17 are due in Dublin Port for this weekend's Tall Ship Regatta
Up to five Tall Ships arrived into Dublin Bay overnight and are moored off Dun Laoghaire this morning in anticipation of this weekend's Dublin Tall Ships Regatta on the River Liffey at Dublin Port. As Afloat.ie previously reported, the regatta…
Brian Ború which is take part in a voyage between Derry-Londonderry and Belfast as part of the Foyle Maritime Festival 2018. Afloat adds the Waterford based gaff-rigged ketch (above arriving to Dublin) operated by Traditional Boat Charters Ltd is among several vessels participating in the Sail Training Ireland programme this season.
#TallShips- An opportunity for local young people of all backgrounds and abilities are being offered the chance of a lifetime to take part in a sea voyage between Derry-Londonderry and Belfast as part of the Foyle Maritime Festival 2018. The…
Sixteen Tall Ships, including Pelican of London, will arrive in Dublin over June Bank Holiday as part of a Tall Ships Regatta
The hoped-for Parade of Sail at the end of Dublin's Tall Ships Regatta on the June Bank Holiday weekend will not be taking place. Instead, the ships will leave earlier on Bank Holiday Monday Morning. 'The Ships will leave together from Dublin but a parade…
Class A Tall Ship Pelican of London makes a return trip to Dublin Bay for the Dublin Port Tall Ships Regatta on the June Bak Holiday weekend
If you have been bitten by the Tall Ships bug, here is the opportunity to get your ‘fix’ - The Tall Ships Regatta sails into Dublin Port from Friday, 1st June to Monday, 4th June. Organised by Sail Training International,…
Danmark, a trainee schoolship seen in June 2016 and when bound for Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands. The tallship directly ahead (was photographed from on board Stena Superfast VII) while also underway off Belfast Lough, with the ferry sailing to Scotland. This season saw the tallship began a voyage from Fredikshavn in March and with a first port of call last month scheduled with a return call to Spain but to Cadiz on the mainland.
#Tallships - A pair of ships, one a Danish trainee tallship, the other a former Norwegian 'Hurtigruten' coastal passenger/cargoship but trading now as a cruiseship, are anchored closely to each other off Bantry, Co. Cork today, writes Jehan Ashmore. The…
Dylan Nelson won the 2018 Sail Training Ambassador Award
Sail Training Ireland (STIRL) held their sixth Annual Prize Giving and Season Launch event on Saturday 27th January 2018, in the Oak Room at the Mansion House in Dublin, courtesy of Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha. The event…
Tall ships on Dublin Bay
In 2017 over 300 trainees went to sea on Tall Ships from Ireland and across Europe. Sail Training Ireland aim to fund a similar number of trainees in 2018. These numbers have not been seen since the loss of Ireland’s National…
Brian Boru prepares to enter Dublin Port and sail up the River Liffey
Tony McLoughlin, owner and operator of the ketch Brian Ború, recounts an epic series of sail training voyages that took the “fantastic little ship” on a circumnavigation of Ireland last summer The sailing ship Brian Ború is a beautiful wooden-hulled,…

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