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The departing Dublin Tall Ship fleet should be viewable off Dun Laoghaire from 1pm today
After a successful three day Tall Ship festival of sail in Dublin Port, up to 17 Tall Ships will depart as a fleet this morning, raising the prospect of a spectacular sight off Dun Laoghaire on the south side of…
Pictured on board ‘The Pelican of London’ tall ship berthed on Sir John Rogersons Quay were Lord Mayor of Dublin, Mícheál Mac Donncha, LT/CDR of L.E Orla, Ronan McLoughlin, Terre Duffy, Water Ways Ireland, Derek Kelly, Dublin City Council, Mary Weir, Dublin City Council and John McKeown, Waterways Ireland at arrival of The Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta into Dublin Port today Friday, 1st June until Monday, 4th June 2018
The Tall Ships that have been anchored in Dublin Bay and Dun Laoghaire since Thursday have arrived in Dublin City Centre this evening for the start of the Tall Ships Regatta. Read more about the event here.  The Sail Training…
Local craft with three Tall Ships anchored off Dun Laoghaire. Up to 17 are due in Dublin Port for this weekend's Tall Ship Regatta
Up to five Tall Ships arrived into Dublin Bay overnight and are moored off Dun Laoghaire this morning in anticipation of this weekend's Dublin Tall Ships Regatta on the River Liffey at Dublin Port. As Afloat.ie previously reported, the regatta…
Brian Ború which is take part in a voyage between Derry-Londonderry and Belfast as part of the Foyle Maritime Festival 2018. Afloat adds the Waterford based gaff-rigged ketch (above arriving to Dublin) operated by Traditional Boat Charters Ltd is among several vessels participating in the Sail Training Ireland programme this season.
#TallShips- An opportunity for local young people of all backgrounds and abilities are being offered the chance of a lifetime to take part in a sea voyage between Derry-Londonderry and Belfast as part of the Foyle Maritime Festival 2018. The…
Sixteen Tall Ships, including Pelican of London, will arrive in Dublin over June Bank Holiday as part of a Tall Ships Regatta
The hoped-for Parade of Sail at the end of Dublin's Tall Ships Regatta on the June Bank Holiday weekend will not be taking place. Instead, the ships will leave earlier on Bank Holiday Monday Morning. 'The Ships will leave together from Dublin but a parade…
Class A Tall Ship Pelican of London makes a return trip to Dublin Bay for the Dublin Port Tall Ships Regatta on the June Bak Holiday weekend
If you have been bitten by the Tall Ships bug, here is the opportunity to get your ‘fix’ - The Tall Ships Regatta sails into Dublin Port from Friday, 1st June to Monday, 4th June. Organised by Sail Training International,…
#Tallships - A pair of ships, one a Danish trainee tallship, the other a former Norwegian 'Hurtigruten' coastal passenger/cargoship but trading now as a cruiseship, are anchored closely to each other off Bantry, Co. Cork today, writes Jehan Ashmore. The…
Dylan Nelson won the 2018 Sail Training Ambassador Award
Sail Training Ireland (STIRL) held their sixth Annual Prize Giving and Season Launch event on Saturday 27th January 2018, in the Oak Room at the Mansion House in Dublin, courtesy of Lord Mayor of Dublin Mícheál Mac Donncha. The event…
Tall ships on Dublin Bay
In 2017 over 300 trainees went to sea on Tall Ships from Ireland and across Europe. Sail Training Ireland aim to fund a similar number of trainees in 2018. These numbers have not been seen since the loss of Ireland’s National…
Brian Boru prepares to enter Dublin Port and sail up the River Liffey
Tony McLoughlin, owner and operator of the ketch Brian Ború, recounts an epic series of sail training voyages that took the “fantastic little ship” on a circumnavigation of Ireland last summer The sailing ship Brian Ború is a beautiful wooden-hulled,…
Four Irish youths are on board the New Zealand Tall Ship the Spirit of Adventure for a ten day voyage. In Ireland, the Atlantic Youth Trust is working to replicate the success of the Spirit of Adventure Trust (New Zealand) on the island of Ireland as a youth development cross border initiative.
At 8.30am downtown Auckland on Saturday, 40 teenagers met for the first time ahead of a 10-day youth development voyage on the Spirit of New Zealand. Four of the lucky group travelled from Northern Ireland and the Republic as part…
Yseult Travers (Dublin), Neil O’Hagan (Atlantic Youth Trust), Aoife Donohoe (Wicklow), Jane Thompson (Duke Of Edinburgh / Antrim), Connor McGurgan (Antrim), Tiarnan Beresford (Waterford)
Four lucky teenagers from across the island of Ireland are on their way to New Zealand to take part in a once in a lifetime 10-day youth development tall ship voyage on the stunning Spirit of New Zealand. The Atlantic…
Neil O’Hagan (Atlantic Youth Trust) left and Eddie Kelly (C.B.S. Westland Row)
In a historic first for the Atlantic Youth Trust, €15,000 has been donated in the memory of Adrian Ryan in order to provide 15 years of bursaries for young teens who ordinarily would not have the opportunity to access youth…
Asgard II – memories of the former Irish Sailing Training Vessel that sank in 2008 will be evoked in a celebration cruise planned by Sail Training Ireland next summer
Sail Training Ireland announced their Spirit of Asgard Reunion Voyage to be held from 12th – 18th of May 2018. The voyage will celebrate the spirit of the Asgard II Sail Training Tall Ship. Twenty eight former Asgardians will come…
#tallships- Last year a visit to Scotland was made to investigate a former Irish Lights lightship dating to 1910 that in much more recent years had been a museumship there but is now to be found relocated in England to…
BBC 1 Songs of Praise Presenter Claire McCollum with the young cross border crew on the Brian Boru in Carlingford Lough.
Following a day's filming on the stunning Carlingford Lough a cross border Atlantic Youth Trust voyage is set to feature on the BBC 1 Sunday staple, Songs of Praise, on 22 October. With weekly viewing numbers of over 1 million…

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