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The Tall Ships Races 2016: A Colourful Celebration of Culture

The Tall Ships Races 2016: A Colourful Celebration of Culture

Crowds of spectators and trainees have been enjoying the party atmosphere, music, foam machine, stalls, exhibitions, street entertainment – and most importantly the international fleet of Tall and Small Ships in the hot Spanish sun. ...

The Tall Ships Races 2016: Cadiz the City of Solidarity

The Tall Ships Races 2016: Cadiz the City of Solidarity

Cadiz – the third port of The Tall Ships Races 2016 – is living up to its reputation of being a meeting place of cultures and languages as the port has warmly welcomed the fleet and opened its doors to visitors for the next four days (Thursday 28 – Sunday 31 July)....

The Tall Ships Races 2016: Fast Finishes and First Arrivals

The Tall Ships Races 2016: Fast Finishes and First Arrivals

Class D vessel, Sea Lion of London (UK), was the first vessel to cross the finish line off Cadiz today (Wednesday 27 July) after an exhilarating two days of racing, covering 240 nautical miles along the southern corner of the Iberian Peninsula....

The Tall Ships Races 2016: The Fleet Says Farewell to Lisbon

The Tall Ships Races 2016: The Fleet Says Farewell to Lisbon

Following a highly enjoyable event in Lisbon, the international fleet of Tall and Small Ships set sail on the second race leg of the Tall Ships Races 2016 to Cádiz, Spain, today (Monday 25 July)....

The Tall Ships Races 2016: Festivities, Prizes and Parades

The Tall Ships Races 2016: Festivities, Prizes and Parades

The first two days of the Tall Ships Races 2016 in Lisbon have been a huge success. Massive crowds of spectators and trainees alike gathered in the bright sunshine to check out the international fleet of Tall and Small Ships....

The Tall Ships Races 2016: The Fleet has Arrived in Spirited Lisbon

The Tall Ships Races 2016: The Fleet has Arrived in Spirited Lisbon

Celebrations have begun today (Friday 22 July) in this warm, friendly and multicultural city, which opens its arms to welcome the international fleet for the seventh time....

Race Report 9:  Vessels Arrive in Lisbon and Crews Share Experiences

Race Report 9: Vessels Arrive in Lisbon and Crews Share Experiences

Crews in The Tall Ships Races 2016 are trading tales of whale spotting, wave height, too much wind and lack of wind, as they start to arrive in Lisbon, Portugal. ...

Race Report 8: Spaniel is First to Cross the Finish line

Race Report 8: Spaniel is First to Cross the Finish line

Spaniel (Latvia) was the first vessel to cross the finish line off Lisbon at 21:59:15 yesterday (Tuesday 19 July) (with Ocean Spirit of Moray (UK) just two hours behind her after nearly a week of racing....

Race Report 7: First Vessels Due to Cross the Finish Line Early Tomorrow

Race Report 7: First Vessels Due to Cross the Finish Line Early Tomorrow

Spaniel (Latvia) has just over 50 miles to go, and it looks likely that she’ll be first to cross the finish line early tomorrow morning....

Race Report 6: Spaniel Holds on at Head of Fleet

Race Report 6: Spaniel Holds on at Head of Fleet

Spaniel (Latvia) has held onto her narrow lead at the head of the fleet, but Ocean Spirit of Moray (UK) is beginning to come back as she picks up more wind to the west....