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The Tall Ships Races 2023

Key Details for The Tall Ships Races 2023
Event Type/s: Race
Starts: Thursday, June 29, 2023
Ends: Saturday, July 29, 2023

Starting in the Netherlands in June 2023, The Tall Ships Races 2023 will see events taking place across 4 countries in Europe including the United Kingdom and Norway, before coming to a close in Scotland in July 2023.

It's believed that between 6 and 10 tall ships will take part in The Tall Ships Races 2023.

Four host ports have so far been announced for The Tall Ships Races in 2023: Den Helder in the Netherlands, Hartlepool in the UK, Fredrikstad in Norway and Lerwick in Shetland, Scotland.

The The Tall Ships Races is the largest annual event organised by Sail Training International. It's an 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 all over the world come together to take over the streets.

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The Tall Ships Races Den Helder 2023 (SAIL Den Helder 2023)
29 Jun 2023 – 02 Jul 2023  
Festival in Den Helder, Netherlands
The Tall Ships Races Hartlepool 2023
06 Jul 2023 – 09 Jul 2023  
Festival in Hartlepool, United Kingdom
The Tall Ships Races Fredrikstad 2023
15 Jul 2023 – 18 Jul 2023  
Festival in Fredrikstad, Norway
The Tall Ships Races Lerwick 2023
26 Jul 2023 – 29 Jul 2023  
Festival in Lerwick, Shetland, United Kingdom

We haven't yet found an official website listing the event schedule, public opening hours and ticket information, but will publish a link here as soon as it becomes available.

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