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Mexican Navy Tall Ship Sails into Dublin
#mexicantallship – Dublin Port Company and the Mexican Embassy in Dublin have welcomed one of the world's most magnificent Tall Ships, the 1,800 tonnes and 270 foot long Cuauhtémoc – that had been at anchor in Dublin Bay since Monday…
One of World's Largest Tall Ship Windjammers is Dublin Port Bound
#mexicantallship – Dublin Port Company and the Mexican Embassy in Dublin have announced that one of the world's largest Tall Ships, the 1,800 tonnes, 270 foot long Cuauhtémoc will sail into Dublin Port on Wednesday 17th June for a five…
The Tall Ships Are Coming to Drogheda
#tallships – The countdown to The Irish Maritime Festival is well and truly on. The ships have set sail from their respective home ports and are fast approaching Drogheda for the Festival from 19-21st June.In association with Maxol, The Irish…
Dun Laoghaire Tall Ship Kaskelot Has Varied Past
#tallships – The visit today to Dun Laoghaire by the square rigger Kaskelot is the latest appearance here by a ship which has had a very varied career. She was originally built as a wooden motor ship in Denmark in…
Dun Laoghaire To Welcome Tall Ship Visitor Kaskelot This Thursday
#TallShips - Dun Laoghaire Marina has put out a reminder to watch for a special visitor to the harbour this coming Thursday 28 May in the shape of the tall ship Kaskelot. The Baltic Trader, which dates from 1948, was…
Jeanie Johnston Replica Famine Tallship Sinks in Value
#JeanieJohnston - The Irish Times reports that the replica famine tallship, Jeanie Johnston which cost €15 million to build, has sunk in value to €700,000, according to Dublin City Council. The ship is part of €8 million in cash and…
Dublin City Council to Foot €100K Bill for Jeanie Johnston
#Jeanies€100kbill – The responsibility of Jeanie Johnston soon to be transferred to Dublin City Council faces annual running costs of some €100,000, reports the Herald.ie The replica famine ship which was undergoing repairs when previously reported on Afloat.ie is among…
50 Days to Go Until Tall Ships Arrive on Belfast Lough
#BelfastTallShips – As of today, there are exactly 50 days to go until 50 of the world's finest Tall Ships begin to arrive on Belfast Lough. Belfast Harbour will act as the home port before the start of the 2015…
Full Steam Ahead As Maritime Festival Gets Sponsorship
#TallshipsDrogheda - The Irish Maritime Festival in Drogheda which has drawn thousands of visitors to Boyneside received a major boost with the official announcement that Maxol, has come on board as the festival's main sponsor. Last year over 37,500 people…
Tall Ships Voyage Package to Launch Sea Sail Cities 2
#VoyagePackage - Sail Training Ireland in association with Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club in Ringsend, Dublin Port, are offering a special package of benefits including memberships and a voyage. To celebrate the launch of this initiative two tall ships 'Maybe'…
Tall Ships Belfast To Raise Money for Charity
#tallshipsbelfast – Sailing and maritime charities are to raise cash from the big summer Tall Ships Spectacular in Belfast this July. The Tall Ships Company Ltd has appointed five key charities who will benefit from the event, according to the Belfast…
Jeanie Johnston Museum Ship Damaged By Water
#DamagedJeanie – Jeanie Johnston, the replica famine tallship is undergoing repairs for water damage caused by sitting on Dublin's quayside for the last five years, writes The Sunday Times. The ship, owned by the soon-to-be-defunct Dublin Docklands Development Authority (DDDA),…
Tall Ship Topples During Storm in America
#tallship – A revolutionary war replica tall ship has been toppled by strong wind gusts during the snowstorm that's pounding Rhode Island in the United States. The 110-foot ship was extensively damaged when it fell on its side at the…
Belfast Expects 80 Tall Ships For 2015 Races & 500,000 Spectators
#Tallships – From 2 to 5 July 2015 tall ships from across the world will anchor in Belfast port for the start of The Tall Ships Races 2015. Organised by Sail Training International, The Tall Ships Races will be welcomed…
Ireland's Tall Ship Sailors Prepare for Annual Prizegiving at the Mansion House
#tallships – Sail Training Ireland host its third Annual Launch and Prize Giving Event in the Mansion House in Dublin, courtesy of Lord Mayor of Dublin, Christy Burke tomorrow. Master of Ceremonies is Afloat.ie's William M. Nixon who recently blogged on the topic…
Radio Documentary Online: The "Dream of Jeanie", Her Return to Sea?
#RadioDocumentary - A Newstalk documentary by radio producer and archaeologist Jane Ruffino looks at the past, present and future of the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship in "The Dream of Jeanie" which was broadcast this weekend. The barque, Jeanie Johnston, a 19th…

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