Tall Ship Races 2016 open for entries

This years tall ship races are now open for entry. If you’re at least 15 years old, you, your children, your grand children, your school or your employees are all eligible to sail on board the Tall ships in this years race events and be part of the Tall Ships Races history.

This years events include;

The Tall Ships Races

Antwerp – Thursday 7th July 2016 – Sunday 10th July 2016

Race 1 Lisbon, Portugal – Friday 22nd of July 2016 – Monday 25th July 2016

Race 2Cadiz, Spain – Thursday 28th of July 2016 – Sunday 31st of July 2016

Race 3 (including cruise in company)

A Coruna, Spain – Thursday 11th of August 2016 – Sunday 14th of August 2016

The second event is the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta

Blyth, UK – Friday 26th of August 2016 – Monday 29th of August 2016

500 Nautical Mile Race

Gothenburg, Sweden – Saturday 3rd of Semptember 2016 until Tuesday 6th of September 2016.

Once the vessels entry is complete, vessels will be looking for crews to man the vessel during the races and cruise in company stages of the events. Vessels will advertise for crew as and when required.

The Ports

If you’re looking for more information on the ports hosting this years races and the festivities surrounding them, you can check them out on Sail Training International site here: http://www.sailtraininginternational.org/

Sail Training is more than just a sailing activity, participants will learn both physical and emotional strength, taking part in gruelling races aboard vessels which have floated the seas for hundreds of years. Most participants find the experience positive and state that they would take part in future events, so challenge yourself today and get aboard a vessel!


Spectating the Tall Ships’ Races can be quite an event on its own, whether you make it to one of the visited ports along the route, watch the event on standard television or watch a streamed feed on a smart TV box, you’ll get a great deal of enjoyment all round.

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