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Race Report 8: Spaniel is First to Cross the Finish line

Race Report 8: Spaniel is First to Cross the Finish line

Spaniel (Latvia) was the first vessel to cross the finish line off Lisbon at 21:59:15 yesterday (Tuesday 19 July) (with Ocean Spirit of Moray (UK) just two hours behind her after nearly a week of racing....

Race Report 7: First Vessels Due to Cross the Finish Line Early Tomorrow

Race Report 7: First Vessels Due to Cross the Finish Line Early Tomorrow

Spaniel (Latvia) has just over 50 miles to go, and it looks likely that she’ll be first to cross the finish line early tomorrow morning....

Race Report 6: Spaniel Holds on at Head of Fleet

Race Report 6: Spaniel Holds on at Head of Fleet

Spaniel (Latvia) has held onto her narrow lead at the head of the fleet, but Ocean Spirit of Moray (UK) is beginning to come back as she picks up more wind to the west....

Race Report 5: Statsraad Lehmkuhl Heads the Fleet on Corrected Time

Race Report 5: Statsraad Lehmkuhl Heads the Fleet on Corrected Time

Statsraad Lehmkuhl (Norway) has strengthened her lead on Corrected Time in first place overall....

Race Report 4:Epic Sailing for Some but the Doldrums at the Back of the Fleet

Race Report 4:Epic Sailing for Some but the Doldrums at the Back of the Fleet

Ocean Spirit of Moray (UK), Mir (Russia) and Dar Mlodziezy (Poland) continue their charge at the head of the fleet......

Race Report 3: The Fleet Enters Headwinds and High Pressure

Race Report 3: The Fleet Enters Headwinds and High Pressure

Ocean Spirit of Moray has done well to extend her lead at the head of the fleet. ...

Race Report 2:  Good Progress Overnight

Race Report 2: Good Progress Overnight

Vessels which crossed the start line yesterday (Wednesday 13 July) in Race One of The Tall Ships Races 2016 made good progress overnight....

Race Report 1: The First Race Starts

Race Report 1: The First Race Starts

Ideal sailing conditions provide a spectacular start to mark 60 years of Tall Ships Races. ...

The Tall Ships Races 2016:  birthdays and an epic journey

The Tall Ships Races 2016: birthdays and an epic journey

This year may be the Diamond Anniversary of The Tall Ships Races, but there are many more celebrations and personal challenges going on across the races this year for vessels and crew members. ...

The Tall Ships Races 2016: parade, prizes … and news from behind the sails

The Tall Ships Races 2016: parade, prizes … and news from behind the sails

The final evening of the first day of The Tall Ships Races 2016 in Antwerp was celebrated by the Captains of all the ships at a special dinner, thanks to the port of Antwerp. And today (Friday 8 July) the crews had the opportunity to parade through the streets, celebrate at a prize giving ceremony and then party the night away! ...