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#tallships–The Tall Ship, Georg Stage, a 180-foot (57m) full-rigged Danish sail training vessel will arrive into Dublin Port tomorrow until Monday, 19th June and will give Dublin a preview of the ships that will be visiting for The Tall Ships…
Haughey Yacht Nearly Ready for New Life as Research Vessel
#TALL SHIPS - Celtic Mist - the yacht once owned by the late former Taoiseach Charles Haughey - will soon take to the waves in its new guise as a research vessel as its refit nears completion, today's Sunday Independent…
What Date is Tall Ships Dublin? 23rd to the 26th August 2012
#TALL SHIPS – The Tall Ships Races 2012 Dublin is organised by Sail Training International in partnership with Dublin Tall Ships Event 2012 Limited and the key lead agencies are Dublin City Council and Dublin Port Company. The Dates for…
Tall Ships Dublin Set to be Biggest Festival of 2012
#TALL SHIPS – Lord Mayor of Dublin, Andrew Montague started the countdown to August's Tall Ships Races arrival into Dublin today. Eighteen vessels are on the entry list for the 2012 Tall Ships Races which are set to conclude in…
Tall Ship Sail Training Open to All With Autumn Voyages
#TALL SHIPS - Sail Training Ireland for Youth Development (STIYD) has announced a golden opportunity for the general public to sail on a tall ship. Hot on the heels of the Tall Ships Races visit to Dublin this August, a…
Dublin Tall Ships 2012 seeks 150 Volunteers
Dublin is set to welcome The Tall Ships Race 2012 with magnificent vessels lining the city quays of the River Liffey from 23rd – 26th August. As final host port, Dublin can expect to see up to 1 million visitors,…
Volunteers with Marine Experience Sought for Dublin Tall Ships Event
The Dublin Tall Ships Liaison Team is looking for 150 volunteers to help out at the Dublin Tall Ships event this August. Organisers are recruiting Volunteer Ship Liaison Officers to ensure smooth sailing of the final leg of the event. …
SS Alexander Von Humboldt II To Visit Cork This Weekend
#TALL SHIPS – The new Sail Training Tall Ship "SS Alexander Von Humboldt II" is set to visit Cork harbour this weekend. When launched last September the ship was the first square rigger built in Germany since 1958. Its launch was…
No Experience Necessary as Dublin Funds Trainees for Tall Ships Race
#TALL SHIPS – Dublin organisers will fund a minimum of twenty-five trainees to sail aboard the Tall Ships when Dublin is the final host port for The Tall Ships Races 2012 later this Summer. Magnificent Tall Ships lining the city…
Dublin to Start New Irish Sea Tall Ships Race to Liverpool
#TALL SHIPS – A new Tall Ships race across the Irish Sea from Dublin to Liverpool will start in August immediately after the Tall Ships Race finishes on on Dublin Bay. The City of Liverpool, Sail Training International and Dublin…
Tall Ships Training Opportunities for Young People Across Ireland
#TALL SHIPS - The organisers of the Tall Ships Races visit to Dublin are inviting young people to get involved by becoming 'trainees' aboard the fleet as they race from Spain to Ireland this summer. The 18 ships (as of…
Sail Training Schooner Locked Up Since 2007
#TALL SHIPS - The flagship vessel for an Asgard-type sail training programme in Cork has been locked up in a boatyard since 2007, the Irish Examiner reports. The Omar B was supposed to be the focus of a Youthreach project…
IWDG Secures 75% Funding for Celtic Mist Refit
#TALL SHIPS - The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) has secured three-quarters of the funding it required to refit its research vessel Celtic Mist. According to The Irish Times, the Clare Local Development Company has approved the allocation of…
Tall Ships Conference Sets Sail for Aalborg, Denmark
#TALL SHIPS – The port city of Aalborg, Denmark, will host Sail Training International's annual Tall Ship conference in November 2013. The agreement was signed today by Aalborg Mayor Henning G Jensen and Sail Training International's President and Chairman Nigel…
Sail Training Int Appoints New CEO
#TALL SHIPS – Sail Training International has appointed a new Chief Executive. He is Peter Cardy, Chief Executive of the charity Aquaterra and a former Chief Executive of the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). He joins the STI team…
Belfast to Welcome Tall Ships in 2015
#TALL SHIPS - Ireland will be getting a double dose of the Tall Ships Races this decade as Belfast has been chosen to host the first leg of the event in 2015, BBC News reports. http://afloat.ie/sail/tall-ships http://afloat.ie/sail/tall-ships http://www.afloat.ie/port-news/belfast-lough/ Belfast City…

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