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Klaipeda Enjoys Parade and Prizes On Day Two


Posted on: 30.06.24

The second day of celebrations in Klaipeda saw thousands of spectators line the streets to see the spectacle of the customary Crew Parade before the first Prize Giving Ceremony of the series.

Taking the crews of the Tall Ships fleet through the heart of the city’s old town as they made their way along to the main stage in an energetic and vibrant display of colour.

Upon their arrival at the heart of the event site, it was time for the inaugural Prize Giving Ceremony of The Tall Ships Races 2024.

And the winners were…

First Vessel Arrival in Port

Williwaw (Belgium)

Tallest Vessel in Port

Dar Mlodziezy (Poland)

Oldest Vessel in the Fleet

Constantia (Sweden)

Best Dressed Ship in Port

Rupel (Belgium)

Most Artistic Crew

Saeftinghe (Belgium)

Vessel Furthest from Home

Stella Polare (Italy)

Best in Crew Sports Class A

Dar Mlodziezy (Poland)

Best in Crew Sports Class B

Brabander (Lithuania)

Best in Crew Sports Class C

Esprit (Germany)

Best in Crew Sports Class D

Dar Szczecina (Poland)

Special Recognition Award

Helena (Finland)

Youngest Captain

Captain of Bies (Poland) Julia Hein (19 Years)

Youngest Crew

Zryw (Poland)

Best in Crew Parade (Runner Up)

Dar Mlodziezy (Poland)

Most International Crew

Saeftinghe (Belgium)

About The Tall Ships Races 2024

The Tall Ships Races 2024 will start on Thursday 27 June and continue through until Monday 5 August, with three exhilarating races and two scenic Cruise-in-Company legs. With Host Ports from five countries – Lithuania, Finland, Estonia, the Åland Islands and Poland – The Tall Ships Races 2024 will take in all the Baltic region has to offer.

The event will take the majestic Tall Ships fleet back to the Baltic Sea for the first time since 2017. During our last visit, over four million visitors came to see the Tall Ships, and we’re sure that 2024 will be just as spectacular.

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