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Around 2500 crew to arrive in Aalesund: the port of friendship

Around 2500 crew to arrive in Aalesund: the port of friendship

Most of the vessels in The Tall Ships Races 2015 fleet are now moored in the picturesque harbour of Aalesund in Norway after completing the first race leg from Belfast, UK....

Race report seven: one of the most remarkable races in recent years

Race report seven: one of the most remarkable races in recent years

The last few vessels in the first race leg of The Tall Ships Races 2015 are due to cross the finish line later tonight (Monday 13 July) - to end one of the most remarkable Tall Ships Races in recent years and the beautiful city of Alesund in Norway is standing by its reputation as the port of friendship. ...

Race report six: incredibly close racing

Race report six: incredibly close racing

There has been some incredibly close racing in the final stages of the first race leg of The Tall Ships Races 2015 with some vessels racing side by side for much of the course and just minutes separating some vessels on corrected time on occasions. ...

Race report five: intense battles for winning positions

Race report five: intense battles for winning positions

Frederyk Chopin (Poland) is the first Class A to finish the first race leg of the Tall Ships Races 2015....

Race report four: first finisher on the water

Race report four: first finisher on the water

Ocean Spirit of of Moray (UK) has had a very fast race due to the strong winds and gales and crossed the finish line this morning (Friday 10 July)....

Race report three: strong headwinds and large seas

Race report three: strong headwinds and large seas

Strong headwinds and large seas has led to further split tactics in the fleet racing in the first leg of The Tall Ships Races 2015 from Belfast, UK to Aalesund, Norway. ...

Race report two: all vessels racing east

Race report two: all vessels racing east

Some of the vessels racing in The Tall Ships Races 2015 anchored overnight (Tuesday 7 July) or moored along quaysides in the Scottish Highlands due to the weather conditions, but no vessels have pulled out and all vessels are now racing east. ...

Race report one: fascinating split in tactics amongst captains

Race report one: fascinating split in tactics amongst captains

The Tall Ships Races 2015 Race Leg 1 from Belfast, UK to Aalesund, Norway has already developed into a fascinating split in tactics amongst the captains....

Flying start for The Tall Ships Races 2015

Flying start for The Tall Ships Races 2015

The sounds of the Tall Ships’ horns as they left Belfast were almost drowned out by the tens of thousands who gathered to shout their farewells as the fleet sailed down the Lagan yesterday (Sunday 5 July 2015) as part of the Tall Ships Parade....

Tall Ships Magic Returns to Belfast

Tall Ships Magic Returns to Belfast

A brilliant Belfast welcome to the crews of The Tall Ships Races 2015. ...