Tens of thousands watch Tall Ships parade of sail: PICTURES + VIDEO

Falmouth Packet:

9:04am Monday 1st September 2014

Sunday saw tens of thousands of watchers gather on land and at sea to watch the spectacular Tall Ships sail out into Falmouth Bay for the parade of sail.

Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014 ends with the spectacular parade of sail

Falmouth Packet:

4:06pm Sunday 31st August 2014

People clung to every vantage point this afternoon to watch the departure of the tall ships at the end of the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014.

Thousands expected to watch Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta parade of sail today

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

More than 100,000 people are expected to flock to Falmouth today to watch the spectacular Parade of Sail as the final part of the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014.

Today is last chance to board the ships at Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

Falmouth Packet:

1:20pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Today is the last chance for visitors to go on board the tall ships at the Falmouth Tall Ships regatta 2014 before the ships head off the Greenwich for the final stage of the event tomorrow.

Thousands more visitors expected to flock to Falmouth Tall Ships 2014 today

Falmouth Packet:

1:03pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Thousands more people are expected to flock to Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014 today with visitors being asked to leave their cars at home.

Hundreds watch crews parade at Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

Falmouth Packet:

11:53am Saturday 30th August 2014

The second day of the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta culminated with the Crew Parade starting at Events Square and processing through the town.

Free shoreside entertainment during Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta - AMENDMENT

Falmouth Packet:

10:40am Friday 29th August 2014

Residents and visitors alike are being encouraged to take full advantage of the entertainment programme being laid on for the Tall Ships regatta – and as an added incentive, it’s all absolutely free.

Thousands flock to Falmouth Docks as Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta gets underway

Falmouth Packet:

1:47pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta is finally underway with 2,000 people flooding through the gates within the first 35 minutes, all eager to climb on board the 11 vessels open to the public.

Tall Ship Profile: The Pelican of London

Falmouth Packet:

10:22am Thursday 28th August 2014

The Pelican of London was originally built in France in 1948 as a double beam Arctic Trawler and measures 44.4m in length.

Tall Ship Profile: The Eye of the Wind

Falmouth Packet:

10:13am Thursday 28th August 2014

The Eye of the Wind, a 38.6m long brigantine, was originally called Friedrich after being built as a topsail schooner in Germany in 1911 and used as a cargo vessel.

Tall Ship Profile: Tenacious

Falmouth Packet:

10:11am Thursday 28th August 2014

Tenacious, at 66.56m, is the largest wooden tall ship of her kind in the world.

Tall Ship Profile: Royalist

Falmouth Packet:

10:06am Thursday 28th August 2014

Royalist is a brig measuring 28m long which is owned and operated by the Marine Society and Sea Cadets charity – a national youth organisation sponsored by the Royal Navy.

Tall Ship Profile: Mercedes

Falmouth Packet:

9:59am Thursday 28th August 2014

Mercedes, a two-masted square-rigged Dutch sailing ship, is one of the newest vessels in the international fleet of tall ships having been built in 2005.

Tall Ship Profile: Santa Maria Manuela

Falmouth Packet:

9:57am Thursday 28th August 2014

Santa Maria Manuela was built in Lisbon, Portugal in 1937 in a record time of just 62 working days.

Museum pushes the boat out for Tall Ships

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Tall Ships fever is sweeping the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth where a whole range of activities have been planned to coincide with the four day festival.

Tall Ships to support RNLI

Falmouth Packet:

7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

The RNLI has been chosen as the nominated charity for the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta and locally there will be a large presence of volunteers, but more help is needed.

Tall Ship Profile: Lady of Avenel

4:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

The Lady of Avenel, which takes her name from a Walter Scott novel, is a 26m Brigantine square rigger sailing under the Dutch flag.

Tall Ship Profile: Stavros S Niarchos

Falmouth Packet:

4:26pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Stavros S Niarchos is a British brig-rigged ship owned and operated by the Tall Ships Youth Trust, formerly the Sail Training Association.

Tall Ship Profile: Morgenster

Falmouth Packet:

4:24pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Morgenster was built and launched in the Netherlands in 1919 as a herring lugger when she was called Vrouwe Maria.

Tall Ship Profile: Gulden Leuw

Falmouth Packet:

4:22pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

The Gulden Leeuw, a 70.1m long rig gaff schooner, is a former Danish government ship built in 1937 on behalf of the Danish Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Stay safe during the parade of sail

Falmouth Packet:

11:50am Wednesday 27th August 2014

While most people are expected to watch the Parade of Sail from the land, Falmouth Harbour Commissioners have been making plans to ensure the safety of the many who will no doubt want to get closer to the action and take to the water themselves.

Tall Ship Profile: Dar Mlodziezy

Falmouth Packet:

4:19pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

The Dar Mlodziezy is a Polish sail training ship and at 110 metres long, she is the largest of the 46 Tall Ships taking part in the regatta and subsequent race.

Traffic and travel plans in place for Tall Ships weekend: MAP

Falmouth Packet: Countdown to Falmouth Tall Ships in single figures

11:28am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Traffic restrictions will be in place across Falmouth and beyond over the four days of the regatta to ensure pedestrians stay safe and roads do not become clogged with cars.

Welcome to Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014

Falmouth Packet:

10:26am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The chairman of Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta organising committee, John Hick, has issued a personal message to all those heading to the port this week.

Tall ships return to Falmouth almost 50 years after first visit

Falmouth Packet:

10:43am Wednesday 27th August 2014

It was almost 50 years ago that Falmouth hosted its first Tall Ships festival and with three others under its belt since then, organisers certainly know what to expect and what it takes to stage a successful event.

'Charge your glasses' for the start of the Tall Ships Regatta

Falmouth Packet:

12:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Ships' captains will be welcomed to the port at a Captains' Dinner at the Falmouth Hotel on the first day of the regatta when glasses of fizz will be handed out on arrival thanks to sponsorship by St Austell Brewery.

Biggest tall ship pulls out of regatta after sinking tug in Denmark

Falmouth Packet:

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

The Russian four-masted barque Kruzenshtern has been forced |to pull out of the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta after it was involved in the sinking of a tug |in the Danish port of Esbjerg |last week.

Tall Ships crew day supported by Falmouth businesses

Falmouth Packet:

11:02am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Local organisations have confirmed support for the crew activity day being held on Gyllyngvase Beach as part of the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta’s shoreside programme.

Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta calls for volunteers

Falmouth Packet:

11:42am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta is just four weeks away and with tens of thousands of people expected to flock to the town an appeal has gone out for the last of the volunteers who will help visitors get the most out of the four day event.

Final preparations underway for Falmouth Tall Ships

Falmouth Packet: Tall Ships Logo 2014 (Read-Only).jpg

10:29am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Final arrangements are being put in place for the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta which takes place from August 28 to 31, with CORMAC being the latest organisation to confirm support for the event.

Display will ensure Falmouth Tall Ships goes out with a bang

Falmouth Packet:

11:20am Sunday 13th July 2014

Falmouth is preparing to welcome 47 tall ships and sail training vessels from around the world for four days of celebrations, entertainment and festivities from 28th to 31st August this year.

Countdown to Falmouth Tall Ships in single figures

Falmouth Packet: Countdown to Falmouth Tall Ships in single figures

10:15am Wednesday 25th June 2014

WITH just nine weeks to go until the port welcomes a fleet of 47 vessels and an estimated 100,000 people for the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta, organisers have confirmed the event is on budget and on track to deliver a weekend to remember.

Young children prepare for Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta

Falmouth Packet: Young children prepare for Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta

3:10pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Young people from all over the UK are gearing up for an exciting challenge this summer as they countdown to the start of the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta, which takes place from August 28 to September 9.

Councillors support 'big bang' events during Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta

Falmouth Packet: Greenwich tall ship visits for Tall Ship Regatta countdown

10:16am Wednesday 4th June 2014

Falmouth councillors are supporting plans to lay on a host of activities and entertainment in the town during this summer’s Tall Ships Regatta, but unusually questioned why the shut down time was so early.

Second vessel over 100m signs up for Falmouth Tall Ships

Falmouth Packet: Second vessel over 100m signs up for Falmouth Tall Ships

10:34am Wednesday 28th May 2014

There are now two vessels over 100 metres long which will be arriving in Falmouth for this summer’s Tall Ships Regatta following the announcement that the Polish sail training ship Dar Mlodziezy, pictured, has signed up.

Tall Ships storytelling project goes ahead after funding

Falmouth Packet: Tall Ships storytelling project goes ahead after funding

12:14pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

The Big Art and Storytelling Tall Ships Project has been awarded funding from The Arts Council and local arts funding body FEAST.

Excited about the return of Tall Ships to Falmouth? VIDEO

Falmouth Packet: Focus on tall ships. The Stavros S Niarchos

3:17pm Thursday 15th May 2014

Are you looking forward to the return of the spectacular tall ships to Falmouth. Here is a video to whet your appetite.

MP's walk raises awareness of Tall Ships charity Turn to Starboard

Falmouth Packet: MP's walk raises awareness of Tall Ships charity Turn to Starboard

9:46am Wednesday 14th May 2014

Truro and Falmouth MP Sarah Newton walked across her constituency this weekend, raising money to enable locally based charity Turn to Starboard to take part in the 2014 Falmouth to Greenwich Tall Ships race.

Volunteers ready for 'essential' Falmouth Tall Ships role

Falmouth Packet: Chance to sail on a spectacular tall ship!

9:50am Saturday 10th May 2014

Falmouth Tall Ships events have always received tremendous support from volunteers willing to be the essential link between the ships and the port during their visit.

Mission sees 'nationalities coming together' during Tall Ships

Falmouth Packet: Penny Phillips outside the Flying Angel Centre

11:12am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE volunteers at the Falmouth branch of the Mission to Seafarers are preparing for what is sure to be their busiest week in years when the port welcomes crews from around the world for the Tall Ships Regatta this summer.

Two winners of Tall Ships 'trip of a lifetime'

Falmouth Packet: Two winners of Tall Ships 'trip of a lifetime'

3:51pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The BT Cornwall Tall Ships “win a trip of a lifetime” competition has been won by Dave Townsend from Cornwall and Sam Newton from Birmingham who will set sail as trainee crew, experiencing all aspects of life on board from deck hand to galley slave.

Hundreds line up for 'unique' Tall Ships event

Falmouth Packet: Hundreds line up for 'unique community event' in Falmouth

11:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

More than 40 teachers representing 34 schools across Cornwall were among the first wave to sign up for the Tall Ships' Big Art and Storytelling competition at a launch held at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

Focus on Tall Ships: Luxury Gulden Leeuw to visit

Falmouth Packet: Focus on Tall Ships: Luxury Gulden Leeuw to visit

7:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

The former Danish government ship Gulden Leeuw is the third to be featured in our series profiling some of the vessels due in port for August’s Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta.

Focus on tall ships. The Stavros S Niarchos

Falmouth Packet: Focus on tall ships. The Stavros S Niarchos

12:50pm Thursday 13th February 2014

In the second of our series profiling some of the magnificent vessels confirmed as taking part in August’s Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta, we focus our attention on the Stavros S Niarchos.

Tall Ships Regatta reveals key support organisations

Falmouth Packet: Tall Ships supporter Pendennis Shipyard will provide the event's clothing

7:00am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

The Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta has revealed many of the organisations, ranging from shipyards to construction services, which will be supporting the event which runs from 28th to 31st August this year.

Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta announces the RNLI as the event’s nominated charity

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth tall ships 2008. Picture Joke Snell

6:40pm Thursday 9th January 2014

Organisers of the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta have selected the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) as the nominated charity for the 2014 event in Falmouth, which takes place from August 28-31.

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners set to welcome back Tall Ships to port in 2014

Falmouth Packet: Falmouth Based Tall Ships Eda Frandsen will take part in Regatta

1:01pm Monday 2nd December 2013

Falmouth Harbour Commissioners will again be welcoming Tall Ships to Falmouth in August next year for the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta.

2014 Tall Ships Regatta has the full support of Falmouth Town Council

Falmouth Packet: Members of Falmouth Town Working Group at Falmouth Town Council

4:02pm Monday 25th November 2013

Falmouth Town Council fully on board for 2014 Tall Ships Regatta Falmouth Town Council has long been a supporter of Tall Ships events in Falmouth and is one of the founding Official Partners of the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta in 2014.

Once in a lifetime opportunity to sign up as trainee crew for 2014 Tall Ships Regatta Falmouth

Falmouth Packet: Trainees on board a Tall Ships, Tall Ships Youth Trust

4:56pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

Cornwall Marine Network Seeks Crew for 2014 Tall Ships Regatta Falmouth based Cornwall Marine Network (CMN) has partnered with regatta organisers to offer young people from Cornwall a once in a lifetime chance to participate in next year’s Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Regatta by signing up to be a trainee member of the crew.

New website launched for the 2014 Tall Ships Regatta in Falmouth!

Falmouth Packet: Jaimie Sibert, Managing Director of 20/20 and Dave Tonkin, Head of Design at their Falmouth premises

4:31pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

www.falmouthtallships.co.uk - the essential website promoting all the Falmouth activities for the 2014 Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta was launched this week.



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