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The "Eye of the Wind" is 109 years old, sails under UK flag, and is considered to be a "sailing legend" in the maritime world.
The traditional Tall Ship sailing vessel "Eye of the Wind" will reach Dublin Port within the next few days. The "Eye of the Wind" is 109 years old, sails under UK flag, and is considered to be a "sailing legend"…
The three-masted Barquentine Pelican of London alongside at the Port of Cork
The Tall Ship Pelican of London evoked memories of days gone by alongside at the Port of Cork quays on the River Lee last night writes Bob Bateman. The part clipper, part pirate ship was back in Cork Harbour a fortnight…
Visiting the Mexican Navy’s tall ship, the Cuauhtémoc, was President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins accompanied by his wife Sabina, on the first day of the ship’s five-day visit to Dublin. Pictured are Ambassador of Mexico to Ireland, H.E. Miguel Malfavón, Sabina Higgins, Michael D. Higgins and Commanding Officer Captain Carlos Gorraez Meraz
President Michael D Higgins was welcomed onboard one of the world’s largest Tall Ships, the 270-foot-long Cuauhtémoc, which sailed into Dublin early this morning for a five-day visit to the capital.  As Afloat reported earlier, the ship is berthed at…
Ship Shape - Arriving into Dublin Port this morning was one of the world’s largest Tall Ships, the 270-foot-long Cuauhtémoc owned by the Mexican Navy
Dublin Port Company and the Mexican Embassy in Dublin have welcomed one of the world’s largest Tall Ships, the 270-foot-long Cuauhtémoc, which sailed into Dublin early this morning for a five-day visit to the capital. She is berthed at Sir…
The 270ft Mexican Naval Ship “Cuauhtémoc” will open to public
Dublin Port Company and the Mexican Embassy in Dublin have announced that one of the world’s largest Tall Ships, the 270-foot-long Cuauhtémoc will sail into Dublin on Thursday, 5th September 2019 for a five-day visit to the capital before departing…
Pelican of London is in Cork Harbour for Tall Ship Training Awards
Lord Mayor John Sheehan, County Mayor Christopher O’Sullivan, and Brendan Keating, CEO, Port of Cork today welcomed the Irish vessel Brian Boru and the Tall Ships Pelican of London and Maybe into the Port of Cork. The three ships having…
Pelican of London on Dublin Bay
Today, 50 young people from all over Ireland head off on a ten-day voyage aboard three Tall Ships, the Pelican of London, Maybe and Brian Boru. The participants were offered the amazing opportunity to become trainees on a tall ship…
UK sailing charity JST based in Southampton which operate specialist trainee tallships, urgently needs to raise £1m by tomorrow (Friday, 5th July) otherwise face a bleak future. AFLOAT adds on the left is the Tenacious and fleetmate Lord Nelson a recent visitor to Cork Harbour during SeaFest where Irish people have been able to participate through Sail Training Ireland.
In the UK a Southampton based sailing charity has launched an emergency campaign to raise £1m by tomorrow (Friday 5th July)  or face a bleak future. The trustees of Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST) according to the Southern Daily Echo, has launched…
Sea Cloud II passes Roches Point lighthouse on her arrival into Cork Harbour
"All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by". The five-star Tall Ship Sea Cloud II arrived into Cork Harbour early this morning, her tall masts and sails evoking memories of times past for shipping in the Harbour writes Bob…
The newly skilled tall ship trainees with bursary sponsors after the week-long adventure on the Brian Ború
The sixth annual Drogheda Sail Training Bursary Voyage set sail on Sunday 9 June when a new group of local teenagers boarded the tall ship Brian Ború at Fiddle Case Pier. The teens, aged between 15-17, were nominated by their…
Elbe No 5 pictured in 2015 before its more recent renovation
A newly restored tall ship dating from the 19th century has been sunk after a collision with a container ship near Hamburg in Germany. The Guardian reports that six adults and two children were injured among the 43 passengers rescued…
Mexican sail training tall ship Cuauhtémoc is in Belfast this weekend
Mexican tall ship Cuauhtémoc is the star attraction at the Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival which continues till tomorrow, Monday 27 May. The sail training ship is among the host of vessels — including Naval Service OPV LÉ Samuel Beckett —…
Aimee Webb and Grace Campbell are getting ready for adventure on the high seas with the return of Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival which sails back into the city on 25-27 May.
#tallships - The towering and magnificent masts of Tall Ships will grace Belfast city’s skyline once again as the Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival sails into town this May. From Saturday 25 to Monday 27 May, Sailortown, Donegall Quay, Queen’s Quay…
The Hamburg Port Anniversary in Germany will be a meeting place for some 300 vessels of all kinds, including many classic sailing vessels
Tall ships are the ultimate symbols of seafaring romance, inspiring enthusiasm in maritime fans of all ages. Four of these majestic ships will come to Hamburg for the 830th Hamburg Port Anniversary from 10 to 12 May – Alexander von…
Back Row – Ciaran Callan (Director, Drogheda Port Company) Tony Mc Loughlin (Former Owner Brian Boru Sailing Vessel) Nessa Lally (Drogheda Port Company) Paul Fleming (CEO Drogheda Port Company) Seamus Mc Loughlin (Chairman Sail Training Ireland)     Front Row – Sinead O’Byrne (Drogheda Grammar School) Shauna Murphy ( Sacred Heart School Drogheda) Mayor of Drogheda Frank Godfrey.
Last Saturday, (2nd February) Sail Training Ireland held their Annual Awards event at the Mansion House in Dublin. The annual awards, as reported by Afloat.ie here recognise excellence, achievement and outstanding contribution in the sailing community at all levels. The Drogheda…
The visit of the Tall Ship Belem was recalled  at the seventh annual prize giving and season Launch event at the Mansion House in Dublin at the weekend
On Saturday 2nd February 2019, Sail Training Ireland held their 7th Annual Prize Giving and Season Launch event at the Mansion House in Dublin, courtesy of Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring. As previously reported by Afloat.ie, the event at…

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