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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…
Historic Mayflower II Replica Pilgrim Ship Set for Restoration
#mayflowerII – The American–based historic replica ship Mayflower II arrived at Mystic Seaport on Sunday for a restoration at the southeastern Connecticut museum's Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The original 110 ft. overall Mayflower was the 15th century ship that transported…
Want to Set Sail on a Tall Ship in 2015?
Belfast Tall Ships is offering 80 people from Northern Ireland the chance to become trainee crew members as part of celebratinos next July when  tall ships from across the globe will anchor in Belfast for the start of The Lidl sponsored…
Tall Ship Jeanie Johnston Goes Under Further Repair Work
#JeanieJohnston - Almost a month after returning from essential maintenance in a dry-dock, Jeanie Johnston is still undergoing major work this week but now focused at her stern while moored at her customary Dublin city-centre berth, writes Jehan Ashmore. Afloat.ie…
Drogheda Port Launches Sail Training Bursary Scheme 2015
#sailtraining – The Drogheda Sail Training Bursary Scheme for 2015 in conjunction with the Irish Maritime Festival has been announced. On Tuesday last (18th November) the Drogheda Port Company and Sail Training Ireland hosted an information evening for school principals…
Jeanie’s Past Leaves in Her Wake 'Back to the Future' Jetfoil
#JeanieJetfoil – Jeanie Johnston, the replica 19th barque famine and emigrant museum ship reopened yesterday for guided tours at her dedicated Custom House Quay berth at Dublin City Moorings, writes Jehan Ashmore. A month ago today the Dublin Docklands Development…
The 'Jeanie' Returns to Liffey Quays to Reopen Tomorrow
#JeanieReturns – Replica 19th century barque Jeanie Johnston has finally returned to her dedicated Dublin Liffey berth along Custom House Quay having had some delays following essential maintenance in a drydock, writes Jehan Ashmore. The good news is that guided…
Jeanie Johnston Tours 'Not' Open Due to Continued Essential Maintenance
#JeanieNotOpen – According to the Jeanie Johnston website, tours of the replica 19th barque are 'not' available at present, it transpires that essential maintenance is still been carried out on board. The announcement (click HERE) from the operators of the…
Fresh From Overhaul Jeanie Johnston Almost Home to Resume Museum Ship Role
#JeanieJohnston - Jeanie Johnston departed Dublin Graving Docks today following the replica 19th barque's most extensive maintenance work since her purchase by the DDDA more than a decade ago, writes Jehan Ashmore. She is scheduled to resume her famine emigrant…
Weather Delays Departure of Sales-Listed Sail Trainer through East-Link Toll Bridge
#WeatherBound – Following yesterday's 30th anniversary of the East-Link Toll Lift Bridge as previously reported, the UK flagged STV Stavros S. Niarchos and OPV L.E. Aisling (P23) both made transits through the Liffey road crossing this morning, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
The 'Jeanie' Remains Dry-Docked As Another Tallship Sails Upriver on the Liffey
#TallshipImposter –At first glance anyone along the Liffey this afternoon could be forgiven to conclude Jeanie Johnston was returning from dry-dock to her dedicated northside Liffey berth, however as a tallship sailed up Dublin's city quays she instead notably berthed…

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