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50 Facts About the Tall Ships Races 2011
Ahead of the Tall Ships Races in Waterford which begin tomorrow, Waterford Today presents 50 facts you may not be aware of regarding the annual event and its host city for 2011. Did you know, for instance, that Waterford was…
Yacht Towed to Harbour after Collision with Tall Ship
Rosslare RNLI lifeboat was launched in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 29 June 2011) to go to the aid of a 40 ft yacht that was badly damaged following a collision with a three masted 100 ft Norwegian…
Experience Franco-Irish Culture and Set Sail On board Tall-Ship Belém
Alliance Franҫcaise de Cork and Fondation Belém in association with the Port of Cork are pleased to announce arrival of the French tall-ship fleet, Belém, a 116-year old barque at one stage owned by the Guinness family, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
Safety Advice for those visiting The Tall Ships Races in Waterford,
The Chairman of Irish Water Safety has issued advice to all those visiting the Tall Ships visiting Waterford. This event is anticipated to attract large crowds of sightseers and a large flotilla of smaller vessels on each day to the…
Celtic Mist to Join Tall Ships Races Before New Life with IWDG
The yacht once owned by the late former Taoiseach Charles Haughey will be only Irish entrant in the Tall Ships Races at Waterford later this month. The Irish Times reports that Celtic Mist will take part in the first…
Eagle Crew Get Taste for Porridge After Waterford Stop
The crew of the US Coast Guard clipper Eagle have taken home a taste for porridge oats following their visit to Waterford ahead of the Tall Ships Races. Irish Central reports that the 140-plus crew of the training vessel…
A Weekend to Explore the 'Bounty'
The Cork-berthed replica HMS Bounty, the purpose built movie prop tallship used in the 1962 MGM studies film release of 'Mutiny and the Bounty' starring Marlon Brando, will be open to visitors from tomorrow, writes Jehan Ashmore. The famous tall…
Black Diamond Ready for Success at Tall Ships Races
The Hartlepool Mail reports on one skipper who's making final repairs to his vessel ahead of the Tall Ships Races in Waterford this month. Calvin Whitehead, captain of the 45ft Black Diamond, will set sail next Monday from…
Brando’s ‘Bounty’ Bound for Bloomsday
The tallship used in the 1962 film of 'Mutiny and the Bounty' starring Hollywood screen legend Marlon Brando is to make a Bloomsday arrival to the rebel city, writes Jehan Ashmore. H.M.S. Bounty is a replica of the ship in…
Tall Ship Eagle To Arrive in Waterford Tomorrow
The crew of the Coast Guard Barque Eagle, America's Tall Ship, is scheduled to arrive at the Frank Cassin quay in Waterford tomorrow, a month ahead of the Tall Ships festival in the city. To track Eagle's current position now…
Places on Offer on Tall Ship Lord Nelson
The Lord Nelson Tall Ship is still looking for enthusiastic participants to join the EU Exchange programme from 30 July to 12 august this summer. The Lord Nelson is a special vessel. It is designed in a way that people…
Tall Ship Festival a Long Term Goal for New Sail Training Manager
Collaboration with other sail training bodies to establish a regular Tall Ships festival in Ireland is one of the long term goals of Sail Training Ireland's new youth development manager. As previously reported on, Michael Byrne…
Manager Appointed for New Tall Ship Training Body
Tall Ship sailing latest: When Sail Training Ireland for Youth Development was formally launched in mid-April to take on the mantle of Coiste an Asgard while making itself a more accessible body which can sign up individual and corporate members,…
Antigua On All-Island Visit
The brigantine-rigged tall-ship Antigua sailed into Dublin Port this morning in advance of next weekend's Strangford Lough Festival, writes Jehan Ashmore. The vessel had sailed from France and entered Dublin Bay from the Kish Lighthouse before setting a course for the South…
Requirements for Recreational Craft at Tall Ships Races
The latest Marine Notice from the DTTAS includes important information for recreational craft expected to attend the Tall Ships Races in Waterford from 30 June to 3 July. Race organisers and the Waterford harbour master have issued an…
US Cutter Eagle On Its Way to Waterford
The US Coast Guard cutter Eagle has set sail on its 75th anniversary voyage to Europe - with Ireland being its first port of call. Captain Eric C Jones, who pilots the US Coast Guard's training vessel and goodwill ambassador,…

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