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Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Magnificent Spectacle Coming to Dublin


Magnificent Spectacle Coming to Dublin


John Laing (UK) is the only vessel left to cross the finish line in The Tall Ships Races 2012.  With 89 miles still to go her estimated arrival time is the early hours of tomorrow morning (Tuesday 21 August).


Meanwhile activity and excitement is building up around Dublin's docklands as the city prepares for an action packed festival with music, a floating cinema, children's activities, markets, funfair, water sports and lots lots more - 23-26 August.



Paul Bishop, Head of Race Directorate, Sail Training International and Race Director for The Tall Ships Races 2012 said, "Dublin is a fantastic international destination city and I am sure the Captains and crews will have a memorable time.



"The Tall Ships berthing area is in the heart of the city along the North and South of the Quays and we hope that many visitors will enjoy the magnificent spectacle that the array of international tall ships will offer."

Class A
1st: Cuauhtemoc  (Mexico) FINISHED
2nd: Alexander Von Humboldt II (Germany) FINISHED
3rd: Fryderyk Chopin (Poland) FINISHED
Class B
1st: Kapitan Borchard (Poland) FINISHED
2nd: Johanna Lucretia (UK) FINISHED
Class C
1st: Dar Szczecina (Poland) FINISHED
2nd: St Iv (Estonia) FINISHED
3rd: Spaniel (Latvia) FINISHED

Class D
1st: Tomidi (Belgium) FINSHED
2nd: Akela (Russia) FINISHED
3rd: Gigi (UK) FINISHED

Source: Sail Training International.

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