28 year old Malgorzata Czarnomska, also known as Gosia, has arrived in Lisbon ahead of the official opening of The Tall Ships Races 2012 - Lisboa on Thursday 19th July.
You may remember that Sail Training International interviewed the Captain of Polish vessel, Fryderik Chopin, in St Malo: Gosia Talks Tall Ships
Gosia was Captain of Fryderik Chopin for her arrival in St Malo but took on the role as First Mate for the actual race.
Watch a video at www.facebook.com/SailTrainingInternational to hear Gosia's experience of Race 1 in her own words. Please like our page too!
The Tall Ships Races 2012, Presented by Szczecin and organised by Sail Training International is taking place in the following host ports:
St Malo - Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 July (race start Monday 9 July)
Lisbon - Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 July
Cadiz - Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 July
A Coruña - Friday 10 to Monday 13 August
Dublin - Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 August
Behind the scenes insights on Twitter @tallshipsraces and Facebook