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The plans for the visit of the Tall Ships Races to Lerwick in 2011 are advancing all the time. We will post regular news updates here to keep you informed of developments.

Final Sail Trainees Depart For Stavanger

Posted: Aug 1 2011

The Tall Ships Races 2011 experience may have ended for most Shetlanders when the fleet departed last Monday during a magnificent Parade of Sail, but for some young islanders the experience is about to take on a new direction. | Read more

 

Festivities Draw To A Close After A Memorable Weekend At The Tall Ships Races 2011 - Lerwick

Posted: Jul 28 2011

Under full sail and in all their majesty, the 53 Tall Ships with over 2,000 international crew who graced Shetland’s shores left Lerwick after a weekend full of festivities and tinged with sadness. | Read more

 

18 Young Shetlanders To Set Sail On Second Race Of The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Jul 25 2011

Latest Sail Trainees to embark on fantastic sea voyage | Read more

 

Undocking Timetable

Posted: Jul 24 2011

Our very own Swan will take pride of place by being the first Ship undocked marking the start of the Parade of Sail and the finale to the The Tall Ships Races 2011 - Lerwick. | Read more

 

Fantastic Saturday Night Ahead With Bjorn Again And Fireworks To Continue The Tall Ships Party

Posted: Jul 23 2011

Despite Race 2 being postponed for 24 hrs, The Tall Ships Races 2011 - Lerwick event programme is still in full swing with a packed programme of activity tonight. | Read more

 

Race 2 Postponed

Posted: Jul 23 2011

The Tall Ships Race 2011 - Lerwick - Race 2 Postponement | Read more

 

Prize Giving Ceremony

Posted: Jul 23 2011

See the full list of winners from Thursday's prize giving ceremony | Read more

 

Crew Parade Photos

Posted: Jul 22 2011

Over 2000 crew provided a vibrant start to The Tall Ships Races 2011 - Lerwick with a spectacular crew parade through the streets of Lerwick, led by Guizer Jarl John Hunter and his Jarl Squad. | Read more

 

Vibrant Tall Ships Crew Parade Takes Over Lerwick

Posted: Jul 21 2011

International crew join vikings in a true Shetland welcome | Read more

 

Fantastic Day For The Arrival Of More Tall Ships

Posted: Jul 20 2011

Fantastic day for the arrival of more Tall Ships to our shores and a quick note for those ship spotters keen to see some of the Class A vessels expected into Lerwick early tomorrow (Thursday 21st July) morning. | Read more

 

Marvellous Sight As First Tall Ships Arrive In Lerwick

Posted: Jul 19 2011

Norwegian Class B Tall Ship, Auno, is first of 56 ships to dock | Read more

 

The Cruise in Company in Full Swing

Posted: Jul 18 2011

The Tall Ships Races 2011 Cruise in Company ships have started to arrive in Shetland waters - and the guest harbours of Fair Isle, Scalloway, Yell, Unst and Whalsay - on the last few days of their leisurely leg between Greenock and Lerwick. | Read more

 

Floating assistance to Tall Ships week at Lerwick

Posted: Jul 18 2011

A number of temporary pontoons are being made available to assist with berthing visiting yachts during the Tall Ships Races at Lerwick. | Read more

 

Argyll And Bute Trainees On Their Way

Posted: Jul 15 2011

Joining The Tall Ships Races 2011 Cruise in Company leg between Greenock and Lerwick (12 to 21 July) are six trainees from Argyll and Bute. The youngsters are sailing on board Wylde Swan, Tecla, Europa and Alba Endeavour as they sail up the west coast and onward to Orkney and Shetland. | Read more

 

Captains and Crew will meet a sea of bright yellow when the Tall Ships berth in Lerwick

Posted: Jul 13 2011

With over 2,000 crew members expected on Shetland’s shores next Thursday, the task of co-ordinating all of their wants and needs falls to a crack team of over 80 volunteers called Liaison Officers. | Read more

 

Revellers reminded to collect wristbands ahead of Tall Ships headline concerts

Posted: Jul 13 2011

The seven day countdown has begun for the largest international festival in Shetland in over a decade, with more than 2,000 crew expected to sail into Lerwick on 56 vessels this Thursday for The Tall Ships Races. | Read more

 

The Cruise in Company gets underway!

Posted: Jul 12 2011

The Tall Ships Races 2011 Cruise in Company is underway as the 48 participating vessels set sail from Greenock and head – at a leisurely pace – for their choice of guest harbours up Scotland’s west coast and onward to Orkney and Shetland. | Read more

 

Ten more young Shetlanders set sail!

Posted: Jul 8 2011

Latest Sail Trainees to embark on fantastic sea voyage around Scotland. | Read more

 

Shetland's most famous Bear looks for a name

Posted: Jul 7 2011

A specially designed one-off Burra Bear, made by Wendy Inkster, has been produced to commemorate the arrival of The Tall Ships Races 2011 in Lerwick. | Read more

 

Argyll and Bute get set to welcome the Tall Ships this summer

Posted: Jul 7 2011

The excitement is rising in Argyll and Bute with less than a week to go until The Tall Ships Races 2011 - Cruise in Company. Guest harbours in the area - Campbeltown, Islay and Oban - have all prepared a fantastic events programme to celebrate the arrival of the ships as they make their way from Greenock to Lerwick. | Read more

 

Two brothers from Rothesay are about to embark upon the adventure of a lifetime!

Posted: Jul 6 2011

Two brothers from Rothesay in the Isle of Bute are preparing for a summer holiday like no other as they take to the seas as sail trainees from the 12 – 21 July as part of The Tall Ships Races 2011 -Cruise in Company. | Read more

 

Campbeltown welcome the Tall Ships!

Posted: Jul 5 2011

Cruise in Company guest harbour, Campbeltown welcomed their first Tall Ships on Tuesday 5th July. Two vessels, who had completed race leg one early, took advantage of Campbeltown’s offer of hospitality ahead of the Greenock event. | Read more

 

Whiteness and Weisdale Primary School

Posted: Jul 4 2011

Whiteness and Weisdale Primary School bairns had fun building their very own Tall Ship! | Read more

 

Shetland Welcomes 'Spirit Dancer' as part of the Tall Ships Races Cruise In Company Festivities

Posted: Jun 28 2011

As the programme for The Tall Ships Races 2011, presented by Szczecin, organised by Sail Training International, continues to gain momentum, Cruise in Company guest harbours, Yell and Scalloway have announced a welcome addition to their impressive line-up of events. | Read more

 

Swan departs for The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Jun 23 2011

Shetland’s Sail Training Vessel, Swan, recently set sail from Scalloway en route to Waterford in Ireland ready to embark upon this year’s Tall Ships Races which takes place between 30 June and 8 August. | Read more

 

Countdown begins as Lerwick gears up for maritime spectacular

Posted: Jun 21 2011

The 30 day countdown has begun for the largest international festival in Shetland in over a decade! | Read more

 

NorthLink Ferries news!

Posted: Jun 16 2011

NorthLink is responding to the massive influx of visitors expected in Shetland for the Tall Ships event next month by providing an additional southbound sailing from Lerwick on Monday, July 25 - the day after the Tall Ships celebrations come to an end. | Read more

 

Scalloway gets set for a weekend of festivities!

Posted: Jun 15 2011

Scalloway, a participating Cruise in Company guest harbour in The Tall Ships Races 2011, is set to welcome the Tall Ships with a fantastic programme of events, running from Friday 15 to Tuesday 19 July. It is sure to be a fun-filled weekend for all to enjoy. | Read more

 

Lerwick set to sparkle thanks to spectacular fireworks display

Posted: Jun 14 2011

Lerwick's night sky is set to sparkle on Saturday 23rd July with a spectacular fireworks display that will celebrate the return of The Tall Ships Races to Shetland after more than 10 years. | Read more

 

Lerwick set for gourmet feast

Posted: Jun 7 2011

Visitors to The Tall Ships Races 2011 – Lerwick are set to savour the very best of food and drink as part of the four day maritime celebration taking place this July. | Read more

 

More tickets go on sale for Headline Concerts!

Posted: Jun 2 2011

Extra 1,500 tickets released for each concert: The Levellers and Björn Again | Read more

 

Shetland Showcase

Posted: Jun 1 2011

Shetland Showcase offers a taste of Island life to international audience | Read more

 

Unst welcomes Tall Ships with week of festivities

Posted: May 25 2011

With The Tall Ships Races 2011 fast approaching, Cruise in Company guest harbour, Unst, has announced its ambitious week-long programme of festivities and events which will run from 12 to 19 July. | Read more

 

Market Research Interviewers needed for four days in Lerwick

Posted: May 20 2011

IBP have been contracted to interview visitors and crew at The Tall Ships Races 2011 in Lerwick, from 21st July until 24th July. | Read more

 

Book now for Lerwick Crew Transfers

Posted: May 13 2011

High visitor numbers are expected to visit the Shetland Isles to see The Tall Ships Races 2011 in Lerwick between 21 to 24 July so crew members of the 60 participating Tall Ships who are planning to join or depart from Lerwick should book their travel now. | Read more

 

NB Communication updates The Tall Ships Races 2011-Lerwick website

Posted: May 3 2011

NB Communication Ltd has become the latest sponsor to give its support to The Tall Ships Races 2011-Lerwick with £2,000 worth of in-kind services. | Read more

 

The countdown is on for Orkney's Sail Trainees

Posted: Apr 27 2011

Thirty youngsters from Orkney selected to take part as sail trainees in this summer’s event | Read more

 

Aberdeen Harbour Board comes onboard as Host Port Supporter

Posted: Apr 27 2011

£2,000 sponsorship contribution towards Lerwick leg | Read more

 

All aboard as young Scots set sail with The Tall Ships Races 2011!

Posted: Apr 27 2011

Over 200 young people recruited to take part in fantastic sea voyage | Read more

 

Merchandise Goes On Sale For The Tall Ships Races 2011 - Lerwick

Posted: Apr 20 2011

Local suppliers showcase branded gifts and clothing for summer event | Read more

 

All Aboard As Young Shetlanders Set Sail With The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Apr 20 2011

42 young people selected to take part in fantastic sea voyage | Read more

 

SWAN nets National Award

Posted: Apr 15 2011

Tall Ships 2011 entrant SWAN, Shetland’s restored herring drifter, has been awarded the National Historic Ships Flagship Award 2011 which carries a prize of £1000. | Read more

 

Local dancers sought for prized places in Welcoming Ceremony!

Posted: Apr 13 2011

Dancers from all over Shetland are being sought to perform live as part of the official Welcoming Ceremony for The Tall Ships Races 2011 – Lerwick when it reaches Shetland on Thursday 21st July. | Read more

 

Cruise in Company Ports Secure Scottish Island Funding

Posted: Apr 13 2011

Four of the Shetland Cruise in Company guest harbours - Scalloway, Cullivoe, Unst and Fair Isle - are stepping up a gear in preparation for this summer’s Tall Ships event, having secured funding from the Scottish Islands project. | Read more

 

Fair Isle invites the Tall Ships to barter!

Posted: Apr 5 2011

Fair Isle knitters plan to re-enact their age-old tradition of bartering knitwear for goods onboard the visiting Tall Ships this summer. The event will take place during The Tall Ships Races 2011, presented by Szczecin, organised by Sail Training International. | Read more

 

Crown Estate confirmed as latest Host Port Sponsor

Posted: Apr 4 2011

The Crown Estate is the latest organisation to be confirmed by organisers as a sponsor, providing a further £10,000 towards the event’s overall sponsorship target of £400,000. | Read more

 

Petrofac announced as latest Host Port Sponsor

Posted: Mar 28 2011

With just over four months to go until Shetland hosts over 50 Tall Ships, international oil and gas facilities provider, Petrofac has become the latest organisation to be confirmed by organisers as a Host Port Sponsor. | Read more

 

Campbeltown trainee prepares for his maritime adventure

Posted: Mar 28 2011

Hamish Duncan, a fourth year pupil from Lochgilphead High School has been selected to take part in The Tall Ships Races 2011 as a sail trainee onboard Wylde Swan. | Read more

 

Yell organises three day extravaganza for Cruise in Company

Posted: Mar 15 2011

It’s not every year that you have the chance to host Tall Ships, so when Cullivoe in Yell was successfully selected to be one of the participating ports for the Cruise in Company leg of The Tall Ships Races 2011 this July, the community decided to embrace the challenge with gusto. | Read more

 

Tall Ships are coming to Stornoway!

Posted: Mar 15 2011

As a guest harbour in the Cruise in Company leg of The Tall Ships Races 2011, preparations in Stornoway are well under way for the event. The Tall Ships Races place a strong focus on the development of young people, so 13 local sail trainees have been selected to take part in The Races. | Read more

 

Shetland Fish Products Ltd becomes Host Port Supporter

Posted: Mar 15 2011

Shetland Fish Products Ltd has become the latest sponsor to give its support to The Tall Ships Races 2011 – Lerwick with a £2000 contribution towards the Lerwick leg. | Read more

 

Local contractor is latest to provide sponsorship for Tall Ships event and sail trainees

Posted: Mar 15 2011

Lerwick Building Centre and Irvine Contractors have provided a much-needed financial boost to The Tall Ships Races 2011 – Lerwick and Sail Training Shetland with a £5,000 contribution. | Read more

 

The Co-operative sets sail to suppport Lerwick leg of The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Mar 9 2011

The Co-operative is supporting Lerwick, host port for The Tall Ships Races 2011 with a £6,000 sponsorship deal which will include sponsoring the Liaison Officers and volunteers uniforms throughout the event. | Read more

 

Tickets go on sale Saturday 19th March for Headline Concerts

Posted: Mar 8 2011

Tickets for the two headline concerts at The Tall Ships Races 2011–Lerwick, will go on sale on Saturday 19th March at noon, and will be available in person from the Shetland Box Office in Islesburgh Community Centre, by telephone on 01595 74 5555 and online from www.shetlandboxoffice.org | Read more

 

Further call for Shetlanders to open their doors to visitors

Posted: Feb 28 2011

The Tall Ships Races 2011 – Lerwick together with VisitScotland is calling for the people of Shetland to help deal with the expected influx of sailing enthusiasts and visitors to the Islands. | Read more

 

The Tall Ships Races 2011 welcomes support from Scottish Natural Heritage

Posted: Feb 16 2011

Scottish Natural Heritage has become the latest sponsor to lend its support with £2,000 sponsorship contribution towards Lerwick leg. | Read more

 

Shetland Welcomes Levellers and Björn Again to The Tall Ships Races 2011 – Lerwick

Posted: Feb 7 2011

Folk/rock legends Levellers and global sensation, Björn Again, performing the greatest hits of ABBA are confirmed as headline acts for The Tall Ships Races 2011 – Lerwick as part of a packed programme of activity for this summer’s festivities. | Read more

 

Sail trainees in Orkney are getting set for a summer time adventure

Posted: Jan 25 2011

Eighteen young adults from Orkney are ready to embark upon the adventure of a lifetime after being selected to take part in The Tall Ships Races 2011 which will take place between 30 June and 8 August. | Read more

 

Organisers delight as 50 ships sign up for The Tall Ships Races 2011 - Lerwick

Posted: Jan 11 2011

Over 2,000 crew from 12 countries represented at summer event! | Read more

 

Events Shetland Comes on Board as Sponsor and Official Bar Provider

Posted: Dec 20 2010

Events Shetland, a brand new event consortium operated by Captain Flints, Hughson Brothers and Shetland Refreshments Ltd has been confirmed as the latest company to put its support behind The Tall Ships Races 2011 – Lerwick with a sponsorship package of over £20,000. | Read more

 

BP Sullom Voe Terminal comes on board as Host Port Sponsor

Posted: Dec 7 2010

BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd on behalf of the Sullom Voe Terminal partners have been confirmed as the latest companies to put their support behind The Tall Ships Races 2011 – Lerwick with a £12,000 sponsorship package. | Read more

 

Calling all volunteers!

Posted: Dec 1 2010

The Tall Ships Races 2011 – Lerwick is calling for the people of Shetland to get involved with the four day event taking place from the 21st until 24th July 2011, to ensure it is smooth sailing from start to finish. Specifically, the organisers are currently recruiting Liaison Officers, with a deadline of 6th December to receive applications. | Read more

 

Laggan-Tormore Project announced as latest Host Port Sponsor of The Tall Ships Races 2011 - Lerwick

Posted: Nov 23 2010

Energy companies join Peterson SBS and Shetland Catch in bringing sponsorship target closer. | Read more

 

Listen in to BBC Radio Shetland tonight!

Posted: Nov 22 2010

BBC Radio Shetland are featuring The Tall Ships Races 2010 highlights and feedback from Trainees onboard the Swan and the Christian Radich in Kristiansand and Hartlepool in a special programme at 6.10pm on Radio Shetland. | Read more

 

Today Ocean Youth Trust Scotland can win £50,000!

Posted: Nov 22 2010

They need your votes to win this funding from the People’s Millions. Please vote now by calling 0871 626 8878 for “Sea Change in Young People”. | Read more

 

Yell launches fundraising effort for The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Nov 16 2010

As one of the participating ports in the Cruise in Company leg of The Tall Ships Races 2011 - presented by Szczecin and organised by Sail Training International - Yell launches its fundraising effort with a variety concert in the Cullivoe Hall on Saturday (20 November). | Read more

 

Additional travel services available for visitors to The Tall Ships Races

Posted: Nov 11 2010

Additional travel services are now available to visitors and crews planning to travel to Shetland next summer to join the fun, festivities and celebrations of The Tall Ships Races 2011-Lerwick from 21 to 24 July. | Read more

 

EventScotland anchors support for The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Nov 3 2010

EventScotland announced today that it is supporting the iconic Tall Ships Races 2011, presented by Szczecin and Organised by Sail Training International, when it comes to Scotland from the 9-24 July 2011 with over £100,000 worth of funding. | Read more

 

The Tall Ships Races 2010

Posted: Oct 13 2010

Congratulations to all who took part in the Race from Kristiansand to Hartlepool, and many thank to all the Captains and guests who attended our reception onboard the Sorlandet | Read more

 

Solution X becomes Host Port Supporter of The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Oct 11 2010

Solution X, Reprographics Company has become a Host Port Supporter following a cash sponsorship deal with Shetland Tall Ships 2011 Ltd. The Tall Ships Races are presented by Szczecin and organised by Sail Training International. | Read more

 

Sail Trainee Applications Open for The Tall Ships Races 2011!

Posted: Oct 5 2010

Sail Training Shetland has launched the application process for its 2011 Sail Training Scheme. Young people between the ages of 15-25 years old are being encouraged to apply early for this experience of a lifetime before the deadline of 31st October 2010. | Read more

 

Shetland team appoint DADA for Media and PR services

Posted: Sep 30 2010

Integrated marketing company DADA has been appointed to create and deliver the PR and marketing activity for The Tall Ships Races 2011-Lerwick and, following a successful campaign in 2009, has been re-appointed to deliver the PR and online marketing for the 2010 Royal National Mod. | Read more

 

Shetlanders Urged to Open Doors for Tall Ships

Posted: Sep 3 2010

VisitShetland is calling on locals to open their homes to sailing enthusiasts next summer as The Tall Ships Races arrive in Lerwick in July 2011. Renowned for its international following and with just 10 months to go, the race is expected to attract a number of additional visitors to the islands which will create a need for additional accommodation. | Read more

 

Racing to Work

Posted: Aug 19 2010

For 16 hardy souls Friday’s journey to work will be a little different. Instead of hopping on the bus or into the car, they will be setting off on ‘The Big Commute’ – an offshore yacht race some 775 miles around the top of Scotland, from Edinburgh to Glasgow via Lerwick. | Read more

 

33 Scottish Trainees are already counting down to The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Jul 21 2010

The Tall Ships Races 2011, presented by Szczecin, organised by Sail Training International, is exactly one year away from arriving in Lerwick and, already, 33 trainees from the participating Cruise in Company ports, between Greenock and Lerwick, have signed up to take part. | Read more

 

One Year Until The Tall Ships Races 2011 - Lerwick

Posted: Jul 21 2010

Organisers of The Tall Ships Races 2011 in Lerwick are excited it is now only one year until the Tall Ships arrive in Lerwick on 21st July 2011. Preparations are going well following a successful Sail Training International visit earlier in the year. | Read more

 

Shetland Catch becomes Host Port Sponsor of The Tall Ships Races 2011- with 400 days to go!

Posted: Jun 15 2010

Shetland Catch has become a Host Port Sponsor following the £12,000 cash sponsorship deal towards delivering The Tall Ships Races in July 2011. | Read more

 

Scottish Tourism Industry gets set to welcome The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Jun 2 2010

Fiona Dally, Project Manager of The Tall Ships Races 2011 Lerwick, is speaking today at the Scottish Tourism Forum’s Open Meeting in Glasgow. | Read more

 

Peterson SBS becomes first Host Port Sponsor of The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Apr 20 2010

Peterson SBS has become the first Host Port Sponsor with £12,000 cash sponsorship towards delivering The Tall Ships Races in July 2011. | Read more

 

Seeking Chief Liaison Officer for The Tall Ships Races 2011!

Posted: Apr 16 2010

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Sail Training Shetland Launch Campaign to recruit 14 Trainees to Join The Tall Ships Races 2010!

Posted: Apr 16 2010

Sail Training Shetland is pleased to announce that fourteen young people, between the ages of 15-25 years old will have the opportunity to take part in The Tall Ships Races 2010. | Read more

 

DITT Construction Ltd becomes first Host Port Associate of The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Apr 12 2010

Local construction company D.I.T.T. has become the first Host Port Associate with £6,000 cash sponsorship towards delivering The Tall Ships Races in July 2011. | Read more

 

Shetland News becomes Host Port Supporter of The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Mar 24 2010

Local online news provider Shetland News has become a Host Port Supporter following an in-kind advertising deal with Shetland Tall Ships 2011 Ltd. | Read more

 

Sail Training Shetland Launches New Website

Posted: Mar 8 2010

Sail Training Shetland is pleased to announce the launch of its new website which has kindly been sponsored by NB Communication Ltd. | Read more

 

Sail Training International visit to review plans

Posted: Mar 3 2010

Sail Training International has been visiting Lerwick to discuss with local organisers how plans are progressing ahead of The Tall Ships Races visit to Lerwick, 21-24 July 2011. | Read more

 

Tay-CAD Becomes Host Port Supporter of The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Feb 8 2010

Local graphic design and print business Tay-CAD has become a Host Port Supporter following the in-kind contribution of an exhibition stand. | Read more

 

Sail Training Shetland Succeeds in Gaining Charitable Status

Posted: Jan 19 2010

Sail Training Shetland is pleased to announce that it has received Charitable Status since its formation in early 2009. | Read more

 

Provision of Catering Services during The Tall Ships Races

Posted: Jan 5 2010

A meeting will be held in the Bowlers Bar at the Clickimin Leisure Complex at 6pm on January 19th 2010. | Read more

 

Shetland Tall Ships 2011 Ltd Launches Sponsorship Target of £400,000 for Event

Posted: Nov 13 2009

The Sponsorship Opportunities for The Tall Ships Races visit to Lerwick in 2011 have now been launched. | Read more

 

EventScotland announces support for The Tall Ships Races 2011

Posted: Nov 11 2009

£25,000 support package announced | Read more

 

Sail Training Shetland has successful recruitment drive at Careers Convention

Posted: Sep 29 2009

Sail Trainees who participated in the 2009 Sail Training Shetland scheme were on-hand to share their experiences from this summer's races between Greenock and Belfast, with potential recruits attending last night's Careers Convention. | Read more

 

£100,000 Support Package Announced

Posted: Sep 15 2009

Lerwick Port Authority is on board as the first major Host Port Sponsor for Shetland’s participation in The Tall Ships Races 2011. | Read more

 

Sail Trainees ready to set Sail onboard the Swan in Small Ships Races Adventure

Posted: Aug 7 2009

Following a healthy number of applications to take part in this year’s Sail training scheme, eight young adults from across Shetland have been selected by Sail Training Shetland to participate in the Association of Sail Training Organisations Small Ships’ Race from Greenock to Belfast. | Read more

 

Two Years until Tall Ships visit our Shores in 2011

Posted: Jul 21 2009

Plans are taking shape for the spectacular Tall Ships visits to Lerwick between 21-24th July in 2011. | Read more

 

Sail Training Shetland to Deliver Sail Training Opportunities for Young People

Posted: Apr 30 2009

A new organisation, Sail Training Shetland has been formed to provide local sail training opportunities for young people. | Read more

 

Tall Ships Races Organisers Confident Shetland can offer Excellent Cruise in Company

Posted: Feb 9 2009

This weekend (Sunday 8th February), The Tall Ships Races Organisers met with representatives of the Shetland Marinas’, Piers and Boating Club Association. | Read more

 

Sail Training Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Posted: Nov 11 2008

Shetland Tall Ships Races Organisers to attend Sail Training Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia | Read more

 

1000 Days To Go

Posted: Oct 23 2008

1000 Days to go until The Tall Ships Races visit Shetland in 2011 | Read more

 

Tall Ships Organisers Visit Maloy

Posted: Oct 12 2008

In August 2008, The Tall Ships Races visited Maloy, in Norway. Organisers from Shetland crossed the North Sea to meet their Norwegian counterparts, and to learn more about the logistics of hosting the Races. | Read more

 

Co-ordinator Appointed

Posted: Jun 30 2008

Plans for The Tall Ships Races visit to Shetland in 2011 have taken a step forward as Fiona Dally has been appointed as The Tall Ships Races 2011 Event Coordinator. | Read more