Norwegian full rigger Christian Radich

Norwegian full rigger Christian Radich – 38º 36’N 009º 29’W – Off Cabo Raso

 

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NORTH SEA REGATTA 2016
The race start as the fleet get underway to Gothenburg

SOME PRE-RACE SHOTS – NORTH SEA REGATTA 2016
Some pre-race shots as the fleet gets ready for the start


LISBON – CADIZ 2016
Another great race start in Lisbon, with the Italian full rigger Amerigo Vespucci under sail and many more….

PARADE OF SAIL LISBON 2016
Beautiful Lisbon, Fantastic weather and amazing ships

AN EVENING ON THE QUAY – LISBON 2016
Some late evening sun, tomorrow the race to Cadiz.


ANTWERP – LISBON 2016
Images from the race start near torbay

PRE-RACE PICS ANTWERP – LISBON 2016
A few pre-race pictures from Torbay, shows the Georg Stage preparing sail


BELFAST – ALESUND  2015
Images from the Tall Ships Belfast Race start 2015, Race Start Position 55° 16’ N 006° 48’ W.
With strong winds and heavy rain this event got off to a flying start


LOTS MORE GAPS TO FILL IN HERE “WATCH THIS SPACE”


AARHUS – HELSINKI 2013
A flat calm, then just a whisper of a breeze, enough to carry the ships over the line

PARADE OF SAIL AARHUS 2013
A great parade of sail featuring lots of Class B, C and D vessels

PORT OF AARHUS 2013
Take in the ambiance and architecture of the port along with lots of Danish hospitality


A POSTCARD FROM A CORUNA 2012
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A CORUNA – DUBLIN 2012
With storm force winds forecast across the Bay of Biscay there are many interesting cloud and seascapes.

PARADE OF SAIL A CORUNA 2012
A fine parade of sail, dramatic skies and a big sea running in the bay off A Coruna

PICTURES FROM THE PORT OF CORUNA 2012
Stunning weather and a great display by the Ecuadorian Barque Guayas


CADIZ TALL SHIPS REGATTA 2012
An amazing spectacle, great ambiance and weather best describe the 2012 Tall Ships Regatta in Cadiz

CADIZ – A FEW MORE SNAP SHOTS FROM AROUND THE PORT
Tall ships, People, Colour and Sunshine


LISBON – CADIZ  2012
Pictures from the Port of Lisbon, Crew Parade, Parade of Sail and finally the Race itself – Some good shots of NRP Sagres, Santa Maria Manuela, Vera Cruz, Creoula and Juan Sebastian de Elcano


LOTS MORE GAPS TO FILL IN HERE “WATCH THIS SPACE”

LERWICK – STAVANGER 2011
Despite warnings of strong to severe gale force winds the ships still carried plenty of sail on route to Stavanger. Some interesting images of Sorlandet, Gulden Leeuw, Statraad Lehmkuhl, Alexander von Humboldt, Gloria and many more

PICTURES FROM THE PORT OF LERWICK 2011
Stormy weather in Lerwick harbour delays the start of the 2011 Lerwick to Stavanger race, plus a couple of pics of a ‘Ness Yoal’ taking advantage of the breezy conditions

READ THE SEAFEVER BLOG ON THE LERWICK TALL SHIPS RACE
What its like to visit a race port and to be on the press boat


NORTH SEA REGATTA 2010
Some dramatic lighting with amongst others 5 stunning Dutch ‘Class A’ tall ships

 PORT OF HARTLEPOOL 2010
Some interesting weather conditions as the ships gather in the Port of Hartlepool for the North Sea regatta 2010

READ THE SEAFEVER BLOG ON THE NORTH SEA REGATTA 2010
Have you heard about the “Hartlepool Monkey”


ANTWERP – AALBORG 2010
No wind and the start delayed but a few interesting pictures of the Indonesian Barquentine ‘Duwaruci’ and the Norwegian full rigger ‘Sorlandet’

PICTURES FROM THE PORT OF ANTWERP 2010

Interesting weather conditions leading to strong lighting effects, some great displays and a ‘Grand Finale’ by the Indonesian Barquentine ‘Duwaruci’ for the parade of Sail


TURKU – KLAIPEDIA CLASS C AND D RACE START 2009
I think I recall that the Class C and D yachts started ahead of the larger ships in this race

TURKU – KLAIPEDIA 2009
Great weather made for some interesting shots of the ‘Class A and B’ start. Images of Maybe, Astrid Finne, Jacob Meindert, Seute Deern and many more

PICTURES FROM THE PORT OF TURKU 2009
Some interesting light and cloud shapes surround the ships as they search for an evening anchorage

GDYNIA – ST PETERSBURG 2009
A late start with great weather, good shots of the of the ships crossing the line, ‘Class B’ Action and some interesting views of the British Barque Lord Nelson

PARADE OF SAIL GDYNIA 2009
Some majestic sail and a  few nice pictures of the Dutch Barquentine ‘Thalassa’ ‘Grossherzogin Elisabeth’  ‘Sorlandet’ ‘Georg stage’  ‘MIR’ and the Finnish Schooner ‘Albanus’


BERGEN TSR 2008
The Brazilian full rigger ‘Cisne Branco’ undersail and many more, plus a feast of sky and seascapes

PARADE OF SAIL BERGEN 2008
Statsraad Lehmkuhl leads the parade of sail from the port of Bergen and Picton Castle makes an appearance


FUNCHAL 500 REGATTA 2008
There are some interesting shots of MIR, Shabab Oman and Capitan Miranda in the opening stages. Also some nice images of Tecla, Pelican of London, Cuauhtemoc and Sedov, the latter stood off for the entire event only finally joining the fleet for the start of the race as the clouds vanished and the day eventually ended in a beautiful sunset.

FUNCHAL 500 – PARADE OF SAIL 2008
Shots of MIR, Pelican of London, Kaliakra and Cuauhtemoc. The weather in Falmouth can lead to some difficult but interesting light, the subject often under the shadow of a large cloud. In many of these instances I was able to achieve a more pleasing result by converting the files to Monochrome.


LIVERPOOL – MALOY  2008
The starting line off Port Rush and the last pictures of Asgard ll before her fateful trip south that year. Also some interesting Class B vessels, including Constantia, Jolie Brise, Svanhild, Jens Krogh(with a broken bowsprit) and Rona ll.

IMAGES FROM THE PORT OF LIVERPOOL 2008
Pictures from around the docks in Liverpool, the fleet at anchor on the Mersey River and the Parade of Sail against a backdrop of the Royal Liver Building.


AARHUS – KOTKA 2007
Shots from the start of the Aarhus to Kotka Race in the Baltic sea, 2007. With light winds, good light and cloud formations. There are some interesting fleet shots, pictures of Asgard 11, Lord Nelson, Sedov and Fryderyk Chopin. Also the Swedish ships HMS Falken and Gladan.


ALICANTE – BARCELONA 2007
Shots from the port of Alicante and some interesting Parade of Sail shots of Isla Ebusitana (1856), probably the oldest Tall Ship still racing. Also, Guayas, Mircea, Pandora and Far Barcelona.


ST MALO (TORBAY START) – LISBON 2006
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Tall Ship racing with some interesting shots of Creoula, Lord Nelson, Jens Krogh, Christian Radich, TS Royalist, Sagres and Pen Duick VI taken on a very foggy day in Torbay.


WATERFORD – CHERBOURG 2005
Some nice pictures of the Dewaruci crew dressed in their finery for the Crew Parade. Unfortunately there was no wind for the race start but some shots of Europa, Jeanie Johnstone, Dunbrody and Asgard ll drifting along in the Parade of Sail.


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