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Hey ho let’s go: The Tall Ships Races 2014 is bound for Bergen

Hey ho let’s go: The Tall Ships Races 2014 is bound for Bergen

The international fleet of 63 Tall Ships undocked from Fredrikstad, Norway today and sailed down the River Glomma and out to sea in a beautiful Parade of Sail, watched by thousands of visitors....

Sports, experiences, adventure ... and a rescued pigeon

Sports, experiences, adventure ... and a rescued pigeon

A packed programe of sports and activities has kept 2000 trainees and many thousands of visitors in Fredrikstad, Norway happy and entertained in the second port of The Tall Ships Races 2014....

Fredrikstad winners of The Tall Ships Races 2014

Fredrikstad winners of The Tall Ships Races 2014

The sun came out during the high energy prize giving ceremony in Fredrikstad, Norway today (Sunday 13 July 2014) - the second port of The Tall Ships Races 2014....

The birthday girl arrived and the party started

The birthday girl arrived and the party started

Statsraad Lehmkuhl (Norway) arrived into Fredrikstad, Norway today to start celebrating her 100th birthday....

Race report 8: The results are in and Fredrikstad is ready

Race report 8: The results are in and Fredrikstad is ready

There's an air of anticipation and excitement around Fredrikstad, Norway today. The provisional results of the first leg of The Tall Ships Races 2014 have now been published and there is a lot of activity around the port. ...

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. ...