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Watch the Tall Ships Leaving Dublin Bay
#TALL SHIPS - this week highlighted this wonderful video of the Tall Ships Races fleet as they departed Dublin Bay on Sunday 26 August. Filmmaker Rachel O'Connor captured this footage on board the racing sloop Sceolaing along with its…
Tallship’s Dublin Call ‘Open’Day
#TALL SHIP- The tallship Tenacious which arrived yesterday to Dublin Port, is to host an Open Day to the public this Sunday 21st October at Sir John Rogerson's Quay, from 10am - 12.30pm and 2pm - 4pm. The 65m barque…
Tall Ships Conference to Address Needs of Vessel Operators
#Tallships – The event organisers and charity behind The Tall Ships Races, Sail Training International, is hosting the only conference this year to address all of the needs of vessel operators, sail training programme providers and host ports. It is…
Irish Sea Tallship Sailing Voyages
#TALLSHIP VOYAGES – There are three sailing voyages around the Irish Sea this October on board the Jubilee Sailing Trust's 65m barque Tenacious, the fleetmate of Lord Nelson which as previously reported, called to Dun Laoghaire recently, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
Tallship For All Follows In Wake of MOD70 City Races
#TALL SHIP- The UK flagged tallship Lord Nelson, built specifically to enable people of all physical abilities to sail side-by-side as equals, last night anchored off Scotsman Bay. It was in these inshore waters recently where the impressive MOD70 'City'…
Last of the Tall Ships Finally Departs Dublin Port
#TALL SHIPS – It has been more than a fortnight ago since the spectacle of Dublin Tall Ships Race Festival's 'Parade of Sail' took place, and today the last participant, the Swedish Navy's Falken, made a southbound departure of Dublin…
Norwegian School Tallship to Make Return Call to Capital
#TALL SHIP -The Norwegian three-mast school ship Christian Radich is to visit Dublin Port tomorrow as part of a four-day stopover, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 1937 built tallship will make her main port of call to the capital during a…
Grand Old Lady of the Sea Belém Visits Galway
#TALLSHIP GALWAY – Not all tallships visiting Irish waters were concentrated in Dublin Port for the successful tallships festival, as the French three-masted barque Belém, built in 1896, docked into Galway Harbour last week, writes Jehan Ashmore. She moored alongside…
Dublin’s Tallship Link to Parade of Sails Naval (Guard) Ships
#TALL SHIPS – At the Dublin Tall Ships Races Festival, the docklands-based replica 19th century barque Jeanie Johnston was open to the public, however a former Irish Naval Service vessel, could of been there in her place, had circumstances in…
Irish Sea Tall Ships Regatta is Finally Underway
#TALLSHIPS – As previously reported on, the first Irish Sea Tall Ships Regatta, which was postponed on Sunday due to adverse weather, set off yesterday afternoon from Dun Laoghaire Harbour, writes Jehan Ashmore. The majority of the 11-strong fleet…
Inaugural Tall Ships Race Start from Dublin Postponed 'til 6pm this Evening
#Tallships – The start of the Tall Ships race scheduled for yesterday evening has been postponed until 6pm today (Monday 27 August), due to expected adverse weather conditions. The inaugural Irish Sea Tall Ships Regatta has been delayed by 24…
#Tall Ships – A 21-gun salute to say goodbye to the Tall Ships, which left Dublin's docklands yesterday morning in great winds and sunshine. Footage taken by Sgmn Terry Healy, from an Air Corps helicopter shows the Mexican Ship, Cuauhtemoc,…
Dublin Tall Ships ‘Parade of Sail’ Gun Salute Relocates from Dun Laoghaire Harbour to Poolbeg
#PARADE OF SAIL UPDATE– A gun salute for today's Dublin Tall Ship Festival climax of the 'Parade of Sail' will now take place at Poolbeg in Dublin Port, rather then Dun Laoghaire Harbour as previously reported, however the tallships will…
‘Irish’ Tallships Are Thin and Small On the Sea-Ground
#IRISH TALLSHIPS – Of the 40-plus tallships participating in the Dublin Tallships Race Festival, only two vessels are Irish, and as previously reported on, there have been calls to have a new cross-border national sail training flagship reinstated, writes…
Tall Ship Award for Dubliner as 200,000 Arrive for City Tall Ship Festival
#tallships – Another great day for The Tall Ships Races 2012 and Dubliner sailor Holly Byrne Scoops prestigious Award ahead of 7,000 international sail trainees More than 200,000 people arrived in Dublin city yesterday as it came alive with a…
Time for a New Tall Ship for Ireland in 'Ocean Wealth' Plan
#TALL SHIPS - The chairman of the group that brought the Volvo Ocean Race to Galway this summer has urged Ireland's maritime interests to take stock as the Tall Ships Races Festival takes over Dublin this weekend. In a letter…

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