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Former Brazil-France Cocoa Bean Trading Tallship To Visit
#Tallship1896 - Belem, France's oldest three-masted tallship and one of the oldest sailing ships in the world is to make a two-day visit to Dublin Port when she sails onto the Liffey this afternoon, writes Jehan Ashmore. The barque dating…
Ocean Youth Trust South Buys Norwegian Sail Trainer 'Prolific'
#prolific – Ocean Youth Trust South, one of the UK's leading sail training charities for young people, has announced that the charity has just agreed the purchase of Prolific – a stunning vessel with real beauty and genuine character. Prolific…
Polar Tall Ship To Be Resurrected Nearly 100 Years After Launch
#PolarShip - "You are made for the ice," is how legendary polar explorer Roald Amundsen christened the tall ship Maud in 1917. That's because the vessel was destined to be deliberately stuck in ice above the Bering Strait in order…
New Tall Ship Proposed As 'An Atlantic Legacy For Future Generations'
#TallShips - "An Atlantic legacy for future generations" is how the Atlantic Youth Trust describes its concept for a proposed new tall ship that would bring young people from both sides of the border for sail training voyages. The €17.2m…
Tall Ships Sailing on From Belfast Give Hope For Better Irish Sail Training
#tallship – The visit of the Tall Ships to Belfast from July 2nd to 5th was anticipated with an enthusiasm which was fully justified by the numbers which became involved. Sixty vessels of all sizes assembled on both sides of…
One Week Countdown to Belfast Tall Ships Arrival
#BelfastTALLships - Excitement is building in the air as Belfast City has just one week to go before the biggest spectator event is ever staged in Northern Ireland. The city will act as the home port before the start of…
Mexican Navy Tall Ship Sails into Dublin
#mexicantallship – Dublin Port Company and the Mexican Embassy in Dublin have welcomed one of the world's most magnificent Tall Ships, the 1,800 tonnes and 270 foot long Cuauhtémoc – that had been at anchor in Dublin Bay since Monday…
One of World's Largest Tall Ship Windjammers is Dublin Port Bound
#mexicantallship – Dublin Port Company and the Mexican Embassy in Dublin have announced that one of the world's largest Tall Ships, the 1,800 tonnes, 270 foot long Cuauhtémoc will sail into Dublin Port on Wednesday 17th June for a five…
The Tall Ships Are Coming to Drogheda
#tallships – The countdown to The Irish Maritime Festival is well and truly on. The ships have set sail from their respective home ports and are fast approaching Drogheda for the Festival from 19-21st June.In association with Maxol, The Irish…
Dun Laoghaire Tall Ship Kaskelot Has Varied Past
#tallships – The visit today to Dun Laoghaire by the square rigger Kaskelot is the latest appearance here by a ship which has had a very varied career. She was originally built as a wooden motor ship in Denmark in…
Dun Laoghaire To Welcome Tall Ship Visitor Kaskelot This Thursday
#TallShips - Dun Laoghaire Marina has put out a reminder to watch for a special visitor to the harbour this coming Thursday 28 May in the shape of the tall ship Kaskelot. The Baltic Trader, which dates from 1948, was…
Jeanie Johnston Replica Famine Tallship Sinks in Value
#JeanieJohnston - The Irish Times reports that the replica famine tallship, Jeanie Johnston which cost €15 million to build, has sunk in value to €700,000, according to Dublin City Council. The ship is part of €8 million in cash and…
Dublin City Council to Foot €100K Bill for Jeanie Johnston
#Jeanies€100kbill – The responsibility of Jeanie Johnston soon to be transferred to Dublin City Council faces annual running costs of some €100,000, reports the Herald.ie The replica famine ship which was undergoing repairs when previously reported on Afloat.ie is among…
50 Days to Go Until Tall Ships Arrive on Belfast Lough
#BelfastTallShips – As of today, there are exactly 50 days to go until 50 of the world's finest Tall Ships begin to arrive on Belfast Lough. Belfast Harbour will act as the home port before the start of the 2015…
Full Steam Ahead As Maritime Festival Gets Sponsorship
#TallshipsDrogheda - The Irish Maritime Festival in Drogheda which has drawn thousands of visitors to Boyneside received a major boost with the official announcement that Maxol, has come on board as the festival's main sponsor. Last year over 37,500 people…
Tall Ships Voyage Package to Launch Sea Sail Cities 2
#VoyagePackage - Sail Training Ireland in association with Poolbeg Yacht & Boat Club in Ringsend, Dublin Port, are offering a special package of benefits including memberships and a voyage. To celebrate the launch of this initiative two tall ships 'Maybe'…

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