Tall Ships Races 2019 – Race 2. The last race of 2019 Tall Ships Races will take you from Norway to Denmark in an exciting adventure. You will leave Bergen in a Parade of Sail and make your way to the starting point of the race; from there the competition is on! You will steer the vessel, trim the sails and navigate, all to try and be the first ship to reach the finish line! Finally you will reach port, where great activities will await you, including the award ceremony, Crew Party, Crew Parade and more. Spend your last days on board meeting trainees from other vessels and exchanging your sailing stories before you say goodbye to the trainees and crew – or will it be: “See you next year”?
About Tall Ships Races
The Tall Ships Races is a huge event involving Tall Ships, small Ship and yachts. These days the vessels take part in races, Cruise in Company (non-competitive) leg, and maritime festivals in harbours. The trainees don’t need to have any sailing experience to join, as they will be provided with Sail Training by the crews. They take active part in sailing the vessels, trying to cross the finish line before the others. They learn to steer, navigate, trim the sails and keep lookout for other vessels. But it’s about more than sailing! In ports, a celebration of international friendships lasts for four days. While the spectators enjoy visiting the ships, listening to concerts and taking in the unique atmosphere of an outdoor family event, the trainees and crews take part in the Crew Parade, Crew Party, competitions and excursions. This is the time to meet people from other vessels and exchange the stories from the high seas!
About Tall Ships Races 2019
In the summer of 2019 the Tall Ships Races will start in Aalborg. From there a fleet of international Tall and Small Ships will sail to Fredrikstad in an exciting race across a number of waypoints. Afterwards the Ships will enjoy a more relaxed Cruise-in-Company leg along the coast of Norway to Bergen. Finally, they will embark on the final race back from Bergen to Aarhus in Denmark.