Tall Ships Race


The Tall Ships events are organised by Sail Training International (STI), an international association of national sail training organisations. The races are held to encourage international friendship and training for young people in the art of sailing, with a requirement that over half of all each crew being young people. The Tall Ships Race began in 1956, initially as a one-off event, but proved so popular that is has grown into an annual event attracting thousands of visitors to the ports where the tall ships birth and to the nearby coast and riverside communities. 

Years when the Tall Ships came to the North East of England:

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- "Here at Sail Training International our purpose is the development and education of young people through the sail training experience, regardless of nationality, culture, religion, gender or social background. We ...

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Tall Ships

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Tall Ships 2005

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Tall Ships 2005

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Hartlepool Tall Ships 2010 - Mir

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Sailing (35)

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Sailing (32)

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The Tall Ships Races Hartlepool 2010 - Official Souvenir Film

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Tyneside Welcomes Tall Ships 2005

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059601:Tall Ships Fireworks Display Newcastle upon Tyne City Engineers 1993

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