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Race Report 2: Flat Seas and a Sky Full of Stars

Race Report 2: Flat Seas and a Sky Full of Stars

The racing fleet of the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 made good progress overnight and early arrivals into Gothenburg Sweden are expected – well ahead of the official start day of the event on Saturday 3 September....

Race Report 1: Ideal Race Start Conditions

Race Report 1: Ideal Race Start Conditions

The race start of the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 from Blyth to Gothenburg enjoyed perfect conditions with sunny skies, clear visibility and support from the Royal Navy....

The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016: Sailing Away to Sweden

The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016: Sailing Away to Sweden

The fleet of The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 said farewell to Blyth, Northumberland today with a sunlit Parade of Sail seen by thousands of onlookers lining the quayside and nearby beaches wishing the fleet well in the race to Gothenburg, Sweden....

The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016: Race Preparations Underway

The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016: Race Preparations Underway

Hundreds of eager trainees arrived in Blyth today (Sunday 28 August) ready to join their ships for the race start to Gothenburg, Sweden tomorrow. These included eighty trainees from Blyth – known locally as the ‘Northumbrian Navy’ and sixty trainees who arrived from Gothenburg, plus many more...

The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 Day Two: Blyth was Buzzing and Crews were Celebrating

The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 Day Two: Blyth was Buzzing and Crews were Celebrating

Local Northumberland food, competitive inter-ship sports competitions and activities for all the family brought visitors and crews together for the Bank Holiday weekend in Blyth, Northumberland – the first port of the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016....

The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016: Blyth Bursts into Tall Ship Action

The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016: Blyth Bursts into Tall Ship Action

Years of preparation burst into action today (Friday 26 August) as festivities at the first port of The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 began in Blyth in Northumberland, UK....

The Tall Ships Races 2016: Foggy Farewells and New Horizons

The Tall Ships Races 2016: Foggy Farewells and New Horizons

Crews and around 150,000 visitors have enjoyed an incredible three days in A Coruña – the final port of the Tall Ships Races 2016 – and today (Sunday 14 August) the fleet leaves for new adventures. ...

The Tall Ships Races 2016: Crew Members Let Down Their Hair

The Tall Ships Races 2016: Crew Members Let Down Their Hair

Last night (Friday 12 August) crew members let down their hair in style at the Crew Party in the final port of the Tall Ships Races 2016, A Coruña. ...

The Tall Ships Races 2016 A Coruña: Final Awards and Celebrations

The Tall Ships Races 2016 A Coruña: Final Awards and Celebrations

The party is in full swing in historic A Coruna today (Friday 12 August) - with crews of the Tall Ships Races 2016 - of all nationalities - winning prizes and having something to cheer about. ...

Tall Ships Races 2016 A Coruña: Making a Splash in the Final Port of the Race

Tall Ships Races 2016 A Coruña: Making a Splash in the Final Port of the Race

Yesterday (Wednesday 10 August), the international fleet began arriving in the final port of the Tall Ships Races 2016. ...