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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…
Dublin Lord Mayor Nial Ring will host Sail Training Ireland for its annual prize-giving and season launch at The Mansion House this Saturday
Sail Training Ireland will hold its seventh annual prize-giving and season launch event this Saturday 2 February at the Mansion House in Dublin, courtesy of Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring. The event will see awards being presented to trainees…
Deaf and hearing-impaired children set out on a six-day sail training voyage aboard the tall ship Pelican of London last summer
Sail Training Ireland chief executive Daragh Sheridan has hailed the recently announced Government funding for young people with disabilities and from disadvantaged backgrounds to take part in tall ships training voyages as “a hugely positive development for the charity”. Sheridan added…
The sailing ketch Brian Ború is one of Sail Training Ireland’s partner vessels
Minister of State with responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, has announced further details of the new funding approved by Cabinet young people with disabilities and from disadvantaged backgrounds to embark on tall ship training voyages. Joined by Minister of State…
The sailing ketch Brian Ború is one of Sail Training Ireland’s partner vessels
This week sees the announcement of new funding approved by Cabinet for young people with disabilities and from disadvantaged backgrounds to have opportunities to embark on tall ship training voyages. Minister of State with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, and…
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…

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