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Race report 7: Kapitan Glowacki first in Class A position

Race report 7: Kapitan Glowacki first in Class A position

Fifty-six sail training Tall Ships will soon be gracing the banks of Norway's longest river Gomma in Fredrikstad - the second port of The Tall Ships Races 2014. Vessels not coming to Fredrikstad, Norway...

Race report 6: Gigi takes line honours

Race report 6: Gigi takes line honours

Gigi (UK) took line honours in the early hours of this morning (Thursday 10 July) - to be the first vessel to cross the finish line in The Tall Ships Races 2014. With strong head winds throughout today (Wednesday 9 July), vessels...

Race report 5: Fleet has battled against strong head winds

Race report 5: Fleet has battled against strong head winds

With strong head winds throughout today vessels will start crossing the finish line from tomorrow (Thursday 10 July) with a deadline of arrival into Fredrikstad, Norway set for the rest of the fleet at 12pm, Saturday 12 July....

Race report 4: Close racing for Class A's

Race report 4: Close racing for Class A's

Despite a night of challenging racing the Class A's have all maintained their top three leading positions on corrected time, but Mir (Russia) has taken the lead on the water. ...

Race report 3: New vessels take leading places

Race report 3: New vessels take leading places

At the end of the first full day of racing in The Tall Ships Races 2014 two new vessels have entered leading positions in Class B. ...

Race report 2: Fair winds to Norway

Race report 2: Fair winds to Norway

The first race leg of The Tall Ships Races 2014 from Harlingen (Netherlands) to Fredrikstad (Norway) sees yesterdays position leading Polish vessels replaced by three from Norway in Classes A and B....

Race report 1: ‘Amongst one of the most beautiful race starts ever’ for The Tall Ships Races 2014

Race report 1: ‘Amongst one of the most beautiful race starts ever’ for The Tall Ships Races 2014

Sunshine and blue skies accompanied the start of the first leg of The Tall Ships Races 2014 on the North Sea, off the coast of The Netherlands - and six Polish vessels crossed the start line amongst the leaders in their class. ...

The Tall Ships Races 2014 puts Harlingen on the world map

The Tall Ships Races 2014 puts Harlingen on the world map

Harlingen’s spectacular Tall Ships port event builds up to an iconic Parade of Sail today, before the fleet sets sail for the official race start 70 nautical miles out at sea, 1000-1100 (UTC/GMT), Monday 7 July....

Blue sky celebrations for The Tall Ships Races 2014

Blue sky celebrations for The Tall Ships Races 2014

Today (Friday 4 July) under glorious blue skies, The Tall Ships Races 2014 fleet looked magnificent in the intimate surroundings of the city of Harlingen, Friesland, The Netherlands. ...

 Sailing parade into Harlingen launches The Tall Ships Races 2014

Sailing parade into Harlingen launches The Tall Ships Races 2014

Harlingen, The Netherlands kicked off the start of The Tall Ships Races 2014 with a spectacular Parade of Sail into the harbour enjoyed by thousands of spectators....