Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta
Organised by Sail Training International
in association with Le Rendez-Vous Naval de Quebec
Sailing in the wake of the great explorers the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta is the adventure of a lifetime – a 7,000 nautical mile Transatlantic race visiting six countries.
STI is working in partnership with the City of Quebec, in association with Le Rendez-Vous Naval de Quebec to take a fleet of forty vessels across the North Atlantic Ocean and mark the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation through its founders and founding provinces
Whether you are a vessel operator looking for an exciting programme; a potential crew member dreaming of a sailing adventure; a business looking for a unique opportunity; or a person who simply loves to see Tall Ships – you are all invited to be part of the Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta.
The event is a significant opportunity for sail training and Tall Ships, with an anticipated 3,000 trainees taking part in the event.
Guest Port Programmes
The Guest Port Programmes
are an opportunity for the fleet and trainees taking part in this unique
Transatlantic event to explore the maritime provinces of Newfoundland, Nova
Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, as well as the provinces of
Quebec and Ontario. The list of the ports taking part in this programme is
still being confirmed and the final list of ports will be announced at the end
of May 2016.
Race 1 (Torbay, UK) Wednesday 19 April
Race 2 Monday 1 May
Thursday 1 June to Tuesday 6 June
Race 3 Tuesday 6 June
Race 4 Thursday 22 June
Gulf of St Lawrence arrival ports Friday 30 June to Monday 3 July
Gulf of St Lawrence Guest Port Programme Friday 30 June to Monday 17 July
Great Lakes Guest Port Progamme Friday 23 June to Monday 17 July
Non race fleet guest port programme Until Sunday 20 August
Canadian race start port Friday 28 to Monday 31 July
Race 5 Monday 31 July