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The Jeanie Johnston after departing Dublin's last drydock yesterday is seen at the Lead-In Jetty outside the entrance of the shiprepair /maintenance facility which is to be decommissioned. The barque without it upper section of the mizzen mast, was awaiting to be towed to a berth on the Liffey close to the Tom Clarke toll-bridge.
#DryDocking – A replica 19th century famine emigrant tallship built to retrace Irish-north American history, Jeanie Johnston also made her own mark in Dublin Port yesterday as the final ship to use the capital’s last graving drydock, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
Regina Caelis is still tied to the harbour and lying on her starboard side at Portaferry in Northern Ireland
Afloat.ie has received an 'urgent' appeal for Tall Ship enthusiasts to help with a sunken 100–foot schooner in Portaferry Harbour.  William Mulhall says he wants to return the 1935–built vessel to her 'former glory' but is seeking the assistance of a…
Maritime journalist Marcus Connaughton was MC at a celebration of Sail Training in Ireland
On Saturday 28th January 2017, Sail Training Ireland (STIRL) held their 5th Annual Prize Giving and Season Launch event in the Oak Room at the Mansion house in Dublin, courtesy of Lord Mayor of Dublin Brendan Carr writes Daragh Sheridan.…
Cutter Dagmar Aaen on passage through the Roaring forties
This video clip (below) of Dagmar Aaen was shot during an Ocean Change expedition, while enroute from Ushuaia, Argentina to Piriapolis, Uruguay. Dagmar Aaen is a sturdy old time vessel originally built to be a fishing cutter in 1931. Though…
Trainees on a Safe Haven Ireland cruise on the Spirit of Oysterhaven
Cork based Tall Ship Spirit of Oysterhaven sail training vessel & Safe Haven Ireland, a sail training charity that focuses on the integration of migrants in Irish society, and has won an international award at the International Sail Training Awards. These…
A traditional gaff rigged ketch, The Brian Boru, operates on the Waterford Estuary
This Saturday (28th January), Sail training Ireland will hold their fifth Annual Prize giving and season launch event at the Mansion house in Dublin, courtesy of Lord Mayor of Dublin Brendan Carr. Cllr. Ruairi McGinley will be attending on behalf…
Jack Tyrrell in 1979 the great shed in Arklow in which Asgard II was built. He is seen foreground with the ship’s model which he used to promote the ideal at boat shows and to government ministers, while in the background Asgard II finally takes shape
A massive fire in in Arklow has engulfed and destroyed what most people thought was a large warehouse beside the old Inner Dock writes W M Nixon. But it was in this “warehouse” in the late 1970s and early ’80s…
The Sail Training Ireland awards at Dublin Port Company
Sail Training Ireland recently held an awards event to recognise recent trainees who had completed sail training voyages with the support of Dublin Port Company. Seven trainees were presented with their awards by Dublin Port CEO Eamonn O’Reilly. The highlight…
Sail-trainee, Stavros S Niarchos of the Tall Ships Youth Trust which docked in Dublin Port this afternoon
#SailStavros – A French Navy fleet tanker replenishment vessel this morning departed Dublin Port and where a UK youth sail training ship arrived this afternoon, writes Jehan Ashmore. BCR Somme (A631) is a Durance class command and replenishment ship which…
Norwegian tallship, Christian Radich
The Norwegian tall ship, Christian Radich, one year short of its 80th anniversary, made a fine sight in Cork city last night. The 1937 built ship is berthed at the North Custom House Quay. As Afloat.ie previously reported, the visit…
Norwegian tallship, Christian Radich is to remain in Cork for a private visit along the city quays
#Tallships - The Norwegian tallship, Christian Radich, one year short of its 80th anniversary sailed upriver from a Cork Harbour anchorage to berth in the city this morning, writes Jehan Ashmore. The fully-rigged ship it transpires did not depart into…
The fully rigged Norwegian tallship, Christian Radich which next year celebrates her 80th anniversary is at anchorage in Cork Harbour
#Tallship - A Norwegian tallship classified as a fully rigged ship which is to celebrate its 80th anniversary next year is at anchorage in Cork Harbour today, writes Jehan Ashmore. Christian Radich will be marking the 80th anniversary by making special…
Eye of the Wind with its distinctive reddish brown sails unfurled
#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
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
#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
#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…

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