After a break of 13 years, Helsinki has hosted major international sailing fleet arriving at the port today (Wednesday, July 17).
The Tall Ships Races Baltic stands roughly every four years, and the departure has been given this year in Aarhus, Denmark for an arrival in Helsinki, Finland. Helsinki fleet then move to Riga in Latvia and Szczecin in Poland.
Weather conditions in the Baltic Sea were exceptional during the first leg of the race from Aarhus, allowing ships to modern rig to benefit from strong winds. The state of competition rules that the ship sails must be hauled off and the engine for the whole journey from start to finish.
Christer Samuelsson, chairman of the event said “Helsinki is a beautiful city and the part for the fleet and all the trainees, we are delighted to be welcomed so warmly in the pearl of the Baltic Sea.”
The price of the first round of the competition will be presented at an official award ceremony after the parade crews to 1600, Thursday, July 18, on the main stage on the Hietalahti market.
In addition to the ships, this family event hosts the best Finnish artists, and a program of cultural activities for children and youth, as well as restaurants and stalls selling every day from 10am to 10am.
Visitors can climb aboard one of the class A and B ships between Wednesday and Friday.
The Mediterranean Tall Ship Regatta 2013 will be in Toulon from 27 to 30 September 2013.
Organized by the Tall Ship Races Organization race tall ships, unique in the Mediterranean, will leave Barcelona to rally Toulon before sailing to La Spezia.
Forty rigs the most prestigious in the world are expected in the Port du Levant. A unique opportunity to mix business and pleasure, and find the legendary ship. The previous edition in 2007 attracted over one million visitors.
Held every five years on the banks of the Seine in the heart of Rouen, the Armada is a gathering of tall ships, boats and military vessels. This is one of the largest events in the world of the sea During the event, the different neighborhoods and towns of Rouen Seine revet colors of different nationalities guests boats and thousands of sailors wandering the streets Rouen. Every night, the party is waiting for you (concerts, fireworks), while the traditional “Parade Seine” (starting from Rouen to Le Havre, where boats leave for the sea) concluded the event.
In July 2011, that the president of the organization, Patrick Herr, officially announced that the 2013 edition of the Armada would take place, after a budgetary problem. The Rouen Armada of 2013 was therefore the sixth edition of Rouen Armada (after 1989, 1994, 1999, 2003 and 2008) and celebrated its 25th anniversary. It was held from 6 to 16 June 2013 on the banks of Rouen while these were completely renovated