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Tall Ship Sailing News in Ireland. Events from Around the Country
Sixteen Tall Ships, including Pelican of London, will arrive in Dublin over June Bank Holiday as part of a Tall Ships Regatta
The hoped-for Parade of Sail at the end of Dublin's Tall Ships Regatta on the June Bank Holiday weekend will not be taking place. Instead, the ships will leave earlier on Bank Holiday Monday Morning. 'The Ships will leave together from Dublin but a parade…
Class A Tall Ship Pelican of London makes a return trip to Dublin Bay for the Dublin Port Tall Ships Regatta on the June Bak Holiday weekend
If you have been bitten by the Tall Ships bug, here is the opportunity to get your ‘fix’ - The Tall Ships Regatta sails into Dublin Port from Friday, 1st June to Monday, 4th June. Organised by Sail Training International,…
Danmark, a trainee schoolship seen in June 2016 and when bound for Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands. The tallship directly ahead (was photographed from on board Stena Superfast VII) while also underway off Belfast Lough, with the ferry sailing to Scotland. This season saw the tallship began a voyage from Fredikshavn in March and with a first port of call last month scheduled with a return call to Spain but to Cadiz on the mainland.
#Tallships - A pair of ships, one a Danish trainee tallship, the other a former Norwegian 'Hurtigruten' coastal passenger/cargoship but trading now as a cruiseship, are anchored closely to each other off Bantry, Co. Cork today, writes Jehan Ashmore. The…
Dylan Nelson won the 2018 Sail Training Ambassador Award
Sail Training Ireland (STIRL) held their sixth Annual Prize Giving and Season Launch event on Saturday 27th January 2018, in the Oak Room at the Mansion House in Dublin, courtesy of Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha. The event…
Tall ships on Dublin Bay
In 2017 over 300 trainees went to sea on Tall Ships from Ireland and across Europe. Sail Training Ireland aim to fund a similar number of trainees in 2018. These numbers have not been seen since the loss of Ireland’s National…
Brian Boru prepares to enter Dublin Port and sail up the River Liffey
Tony McLoughlin, owner and operator of the ketch Brian Ború, recounts an epic series of sail training voyages that took the “fantastic little ship” on a circumnavigation of Ireland last summer The sailing ship Brian Ború is a beautiful wooden-hulled,…
Four Irish youths are on board the New Zealand Tall Ship the Spirit of Adventure for a ten day voyage. In Ireland, the Atlantic Youth Trust is working to replicate the success of the Spirit of Adventure Trust (New Zealand) on the island of Ireland as a youth development cross border initiative.
At 8.30am downtown Auckland on Saturday, 40 teenagers met for the first time ahead of a 10-day youth development voyage on the Spirit of New Zealand. Four of the lucky group travelled from Northern Ireland and the Republic as part…
Yseult Travers (Dublin), Neil O’Hagan (Atlantic Youth Trust), Aoife Donohoe (Wicklow), Jane Thompson (Duke Of Edinburgh / Antrim), Connor McGurgan (Antrim), Tiarnan Beresford (Waterford)
Four lucky teenagers from across the island of Ireland are on their way to New Zealand to take part in a once in a lifetime 10-day youth development tall ship voyage on the stunning Spirit of New Zealand. The Atlantic…
Neil O’Hagan (Atlantic Youth Trust) left and Eddie Kelly (C.B.S. Westland Row)
In a historic first for the Atlantic Youth Trust, €15,000 has been donated in the memory of Adrian Ryan in order to provide 15 years of bursaries for young teens who ordinarily would not have the opportunity to access youth…
Asgard II – memories of the former Irish Sailing Training Vessel that sank in 2008 will be evoked in a celebration cruise planned by Sail Training Ireland next summer
Sail Training Ireland announced their Spirit of Asgard Reunion Voyage to be held from 12th – 18th of May 2018. The voyage will celebrate the spirit of the Asgard II Sail Training Tall Ship. Twenty eight former Asgardians will come…
At 107 years old, the Dublin built former Irish Lights 'lightship' which was later converted to a three-masted schooner is seen above last year at Inveraray, Scotland. The 100ft vessel which had been a static maritime museum ship there on Loch Fyne for many years is to be finally restored into sea-going condition but based out of the Irish Sea port of Barrow, England.
#tallships- Last year a visit to Scotland was made to investigate a former Irish Lights lightship dating to 1910 that in much more recent years had been a museumship there but is now to be found relocated in England to…
BBC 1 Songs of Praise Presenter Claire McCollum with the young cross border crew on the Brian Boru in Carlingford Lough.
Following a day's filming on the stunning Carlingford Lough a cross border Atlantic Youth Trust voyage is set to feature on the BBC 1 Sunday staple, Songs of Praise, on 22 October. With weekly viewing numbers of over 1 million…
Jeanie Johnston seen undergoing repairs, notably at the stern and aft-mast while berthed at her current berth along Dublin's Custom House Quay.
#tallships - The Dublin Inquirer poses the question is the Jeanie Johnston worth its cost?  It is since 2015 that Dublin City Council inherited the Jeanie Johnston from the Dublin Docklands Development Authority (DDDA) and that has seen the council…
Jeanie Johnston may be relocated to a new nearby berth alongside the Epic Ireland museum along Dublin's North Wall Quays.
#tallships - A €15m Irish replica famine ship, Jeanie Johnston may be on the move to a new berth alongside the Epic Ireland museum on the north Dublin quays. As the UK's The Times writes, Dublin city council is assessing…
Lord Mayor Tony Fitzgerald, County Mayor Declan Hurley, Brendan Keating, Ceo, Port Of Cork And Commodore Hugh Tully, F.o.c.n.s. Welcomed Young People That Sailed As Part Of The Cork Sail Training Bursary Scheme 2017
A presentation ceremony took place in the Port of Cork to celebrate the achievement of 26 young people from all backgrounds and a range of abilities across Cork City and County who completed voyages aboard the Cork-Based Vessel Spirit of…
Sail Training Ireland Presents Awards For Waterford Bursary Voyages
#TallShips - Sail Training Ireland’s 2017 Waterford Bursary Scheme voyages came to a successful conclusion on Friday at a presentation ceremony held in the historic Mayor’s Parlour in Waterford city’s town hall. Mayor of Waterford City & County Council Pat…

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