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#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 Afloat.ie, 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…
Dun Laoghaire Gun Salute for Sunday’s Tall Ships ‘Parade of Sail’ Grand Finale
#PARADE OF SAIL – In preparation for this Sunday's Tall Ships climax of the 'Parade of Sail', a rehearsal 21 Gun Salute will take place today at 14.00hrs at the East Pier Battery, in Dun Loaghaire Harbour, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
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…

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