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Race report 11: It's turning into a small ships race

Race report 11: It's turning into a small ships race

Despite the light winds, today has seen two more of the international Tall Ships fleet cross the official finish line in readiness for the exciting port festivities in Helsinki, Finland....

Race report 10: More finishers but light winds

Race report 10: More finishers but light winds

More finishers but light winds make slow progress for others. ...

Race report 9: Seven vessels have now officially finished the race

Race report 9: Seven vessels have now officially finished the race

Seven vessels have now officially finished the race leg from Aarhus to Helsinki in The Tall Ships Races 2013 and more are expected over the next 12 hours as the race to the finish line builds momentum. ...

Race report 8: Tomidi gains Line Honours

Race report 8: Tomidi gains Line Honours

Tomidi (Belgium) crossed the finish line at 21:24 UTC/GMT last night in the first leg of The Tall Ships Races 2013 followed by Ebb Tide (Netherlands) just 20 minutes later....

Race report 7: It'll be a close finish

Race report 7: It'll be a close finish

Ebb Tide (Netherlands) and Tomidi (Belgium) are due to cross the finish line before midnight tonight and it will be anyone’s guess who will cross first. 1 Tre Kronor af Stockholm (Sweden) 2 Statsraad Lehmkuhl (Norway) 3 Fryderyk Chopin (Poland) Class B 1 Morning Star of Revelation (UK) 2 Jens...

Race report 6: Mir leads Class A on the water

Race report 6: Mir leads Class A on the water

Mir (Russia) leads Class A on the water with 163 miles to the finish line but Tre Kronor af Stockholm (Sweden) is leading Class A on corrected time with Statsraad Lehmkuhl (Norway) closely behind in second place. ...

Race report 5: Fleet informed of sad news

Race report 5: Fleet informed of sad news

The Tall Ships Race continues to Helsinki but today’s racing has been sadly overshadowed by the sinking of Wyvern (Norway), and the loss of an engineer aboard Wylde Swan (Netherlands) who was tragically lost at sea during the salvage attempt. ...

RACE UPDATE 2: Wylde Swan crew member missing

RACE UPDATE 2: Wylde Swan crew member missing

Class B vessel Wyvern (Norway) sank this morning while taking part in The Tall Ships Races 2013 from Aarhus to Helsinki....

RACE UPDATE 1:  Wyvern sank this morning

RACE UPDATE 1: Wyvern sank this morning

A Class B vessel taking part in The Tall Ships Races 2013 from Aarhus to Helsinki – Wyvern (Norway) - sank this morning....

Race report 4: Gotheborg joins the Class A race

Race report 4: Gotheborg joins the Class A race

Wyvern (Norway) has retired from The Tall Ships Races 2013 after sinking this morning at the centre of the southern tip of Öland and Hoburgen, Gotland's southern tip....