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Fancy sailing on the Tall Ship Morgenster?
Anyone aged between 16 and 28 who would like to sail aboard a Tall Ship is being offered the opportunity by Belfast City Council and Sail Training Ireland. As Afloat.ie previously reported, The Tall Ships, “Maybe” and “Morgenster” are the…
#TallShips - The Atlantic Youth Trust has revealed more details of its inaugural conference and gala dinner in Galway next month, as previously reported on Afloat.ie. Designed as workshops with input from participants, the day's programme comprises three lively sessions…
#TallShips - The Atlantic Youth Trust is set to host its inaugural conference and gala ball in Galway this March, as the Galway Independent reports. The sail training tall ship project, which recently hailed its inclusion in the new implementation…
#TallShips - Sail Training Ireland has announced details of its tall ships voyages for youth sailors in 2016. Three voyages are scheduled on board the 46m brig Morgenster in May and June – Cork to the Netherlands for under-18s (calling at…
John Laing, the sailing vessel operated by Hampshire-based charity Ocean Youth Trust South has been announced as the Sail Training Vessel of the Year by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Association of Sail Training Organisations (ASTO). John…
#TallShips - Sail Training Ireland will host its 2016 Annual Awards and season launch at Dublin's Mansion House on Saturday 23 January, it has been announced. Lord Mayor of Dublin Críona Ní Dhálaigh will join many of the young people…
Tall Ship The Hermione, the authentic replica of the 18th century ship the Marquis de Lafayette, makes the ideal subject for this aerial video shot by Nautimages during the replica's stopover in Brest, four months ago. The French 12-pounder frigate Hermione…
#TallShips - Dublin backed out of its bid to host the 2019 Tall Ships Races after Dublin City Council deemed the €3 million costs too high. As the Irish Independent reports, the council said in defending the decision that the…
#TallShips - Galway could join the running to host the Tall Ships Races in 2019, as the Connacht Tribune reports. City councillor and former Galway mayor Padraig Conneely is spearheading efforts to attract the tall ships to Galway Harbour –…
Frequent visitor to Ireland, the Gorch Fock tall ship of the German Navy (Deutsche Marine) had a mishap coming into berth as the vid by youtuber Manfred Thoms shows. Gorch Fock is the second ship of that name and a sister…
#TallShips - The Atlantic Youth Trust has hailed its inclusion in the new implementation plan for the Stormont Agreement announced yesterday. As RTÉ News reports, Northern Ireland's power-sharing administration finally struck a deal yesterday (Tuesday 17 November) after more than…
#TallShips - The Atlantic Youth Trust's Neil O'Hagan has described as "a major breakthrough" the sail training initiative's inclusion in the Government's recently announced Capital Plan for the next five years. "This is the first clear, public commitment from [the]…
#TallShipTours – As a reminder the German Navy three-masted barque Gorch Fock, which is currently on a visit of Dublin since arriving last week, will be open to public tours next Sunday (13th September), writes Jehan Ashmore. In addition the…
German Navy Tall Ship Gorch Fock Coming to Dublin
#GermanTallShip – The German Navy three-masted barque Gorch Fock, which is at anchor in Dublin Bay this morning, is on her first leg of training voyage that will be completed upon her arrival to the Irish capital tomorrow, writes Jehan Ashmore. The…
Tall Ship Stavros S.Niarchos Visits Kinsale Yacht Club Marina
#tallshipkinsale – The tall ship Stavros S.Niarchos visits Kinsale Yacht Club Marina. She Departed from La Coruna on August 17 and arrived in Kinsale (non stop) on August 21st. She is owned by the Tall Ships Youth Trust a registered…
Influential Business Backers For Tall Ship Sail Training Project
#TallShips - The Atlantic Youth Trust's (AYT) proposals for a new sail training tall ship for Ireland have taken another step closer to fruition with the backing of a group of influential business people. As the Sunday Independent reports today…

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