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Howth Yacht Club to Officiate Tall Ships Send-Off on Sunday
#TALL SHIPS - Howth Yacht Club has announced that its vessels and race management teams have been asked to provide the official send-off for the Tall Ships Races fleet, which will take place in the centre of Dublin Bay at…
Italian Navy Tallship Makes An Impressive Entrance
#TALLSHIPS – The Italian Navy's full-rigged training ship, Amerigo Vespucci, made a lunchtime arrival to Dublin Port today, where she then proceeded to make an impressive entrance through the East-Link bridge, in order to reach her 'Docklands' berth, writes Jehan…
Step Aboard the Tall Ships in Dublin This Weekend
#TALL SHIPS - Organisers of the Tall Ships Races Festival - which kicks off today in Dublin's Docklands - have announced visiting hours for members of the public to step on board some of the 43 vessels docked on the…
More Big Tallships Due for Start of Dublin’s Sailing Spectacle
#TALLS SHIPS – So far some 30 vessels of the 43 strong-fleet are berthed along the Liffey quays and the remainder of the fleet including some of the largest and most impressive A -class tallships are due tomorrow, writes Jehan…
Teen Rescued from Docklands During Tall Ships Festival Prep
#TALL SHIPS - A 15-year-old boy was rescued from the water at Dublin's Grand Canal Dock yesterday after getting into difficulty while swimming. According to RTÉ News, the teenager from Blanchardstown was swimming with a number of friends at Hanover…
Tall Ships Dublin Organisers Launch Festival Programme
#TALL SHIPS - Preparations are well underway for the arrival of the Tall Ships Races Festival Dublin, one of the most anticipated events of the year which kicks off this Thursday 23 August. Presented by the Polish port city of…
Do You Know Your ABC and D of Tallships?
#TALLSHIPS COUNTDOWN – Now that the Tall Ships are beginning to arrive, noting yesterday's call of STS Pogoria as previously reported and the Ecuadorian Navy's sail-training ship Guayas which has since docked in Dublin Port, we can look forward to…
Bad Weather Forces Tallship to Abandon Final Race Leg
#TALL SHIPS – The first of the Tall Ships has arrived, the barque STS Pogoria, an A-class tallship which berthed in Dun Loaghaire Harbour this afternoon, albeit earlier than expected due to bad weather, writes Jehan Ashmore. The steel hulled…
Waterways Ireland Hosts Events for Young And Old at Dublin Tall Ships
#TALL SHIPS - Waterways Ireland has announced a series of events around Grand Canal Dock in support of the Tall Ships Races Festival. The events will be centred around the Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre on Grand Canal Quay, with a full…
Volunteers Wanted for Dublin Tall Ships Festival Info Stand
#TALL SHIPS - Sail Training Ireland is seeking more volunteers to help out at the Tall Ships Races Festival information stand from next Thursday 23 to Sunday 25 August. Michael Byrne of Sail Training Ireland for Youth Development says organisers…
Join the Allianz All-Aboard Liffey Cruise For Just €1
#TALL SHIPS - Celebrating the arrival of the Tall Ships to Dublin, the Allianz All-Aboard Liffey Cruise for St Michael's House invites the public to join its maiden voyage of the River Liffey next weekend 23-26 August for just €1.…
Tall Ships Will Arrive in Dublin Ahead of Schedule Thanks to Summer Gales
#tallships – Strong, unseasonal winds of 40mph are propelling the 43 strong fleet in The Tall Ships Races 2012 towards the finishing line ahead of schedule. The race start was delayed because of the strength of the winds, nonetheless the…
Wait Almost Over for Celtic Mist Relaunch
#CELTIC MIST - The wait is almost over for the relaunch of the Celtic Mist, as The Irish Times reports on the completion of its 'make-under'. Tomorrow 12 August will see the ketch formerly sailed by late Taoiseach Charles Haughey…
Support for Ocean Youth Trust Ireland
#tallships – Ocean Youth Trust Ireland was recently presented with a cheque for £4,100.00 towards their work with young people throughout Ireland. The presentation was made by Mrs Janet Leckey, Trustee of the Lloyds TSB Foundation for Northern Ireland when…
Celtic Mist Almost Ready for Relaunch Next Month
#CELTIC MIST - The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group's (IWDG) new research vessel is finally set for its official launch three weeks from this coming Sunday. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Celtic Mist - the yacht formerly sailed by late…
Festival Line-Up Announced for Tall Ships Races in Dublin Next Month
#TALL SHIPS RACES - 'First Mate' Keith Duffy joined Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar and new Lord Mayor of Dublin Naoise Ó Muirí on the first day of this year's Tall Ships Races to announce details of the spectacular line-up…

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