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The Tall Ships Races are heading to Spain - it's Tall Ships Cádiz 2020!
An international fleet of tall ships takes over the city of Cádiz in Spain for The Tall Ships Races Cádiz 2020. This event will offer a fantastic opportunity for visitors to step aboard many beautiful tall ships from across the world while thousands of crew members meet and compete with their counterparts, bringing international friendship and culture to the forefront of what is sure to be an event like no other.
Having hosted the Tall Ships Races at least 6 times before, Cádiz is sure to offer a truly unforgettable festival experience. If you're there for a while, highlights to look out for are the crew parade which sees hundreds of crew members take to the streets in celebration, fireworks on the closing evening and of course the parade of sail, which will see the tall ships wave goodbye to the city of Cádiz in quite spectacular fashion.
After Cádiz, The Tall Ships Races 2020 fleet will race North for a short while before the cruise-in-company takes them the remaining distance to A Coruña in Spain. From there they’ll race further North, across the Bay of Biscay to the finale in Dunkirk, France, a city which will be welcoming The Tall Ships Races for the very first time.
The Tall Ships Races 2020 sees the fleet return to the Iberian Peninsula once again before heading north to Dunkirk!
The largest event organised by Sail Training International is The Tall Ships Races. It's an annual summer series held in European waters where ports along the route will host festivals that can be expected to bring between 200,000 and 1 million visitors over 3 to 4 days. Sports, social, and cultural activities will be planned for the thousands of crew members, whilst the highlight of any festival is the crew parade which sees participants from ...Read More
Sail Training International, an organisation for Tall Ships Races, Regattas, Funding and More!
Achieved through the challenge of sailing a tall ship on the high seas, Sail Training is an experiential course in personal and professional development championed for its effectiveness by youth organisations, multi-national corporations and even navies from across the world. Sail Training International (STI) is a registered charity that focuses on the development and education of young people (aged up to 26) through the challenge of Sail Training. They currently have 29 national Sail Training ...Read More