December 2013



Welcome to the third edition of The Masthead, Sail Training International’s e-magazine for international news and views about Tall Ships, Small Ships and Sail Training.

      Aalborg       aalborg conference venue       plenary audience

In this issue we look back at the annual International Sail Training and Tall Ships Conference held in Aalborg, Denmark in November 2013.   

      Shirley presenting

Sail Training International Ambassador Shirley Robertson OBE spoke in the opening plenary about her experience of sail training and the Tall Ships Races this year.

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      Doug presenting

Doug Prothero, Chairman of Sail Training International talked about the highlights of 2013 and plans for Sail Training International in the coming year. He also introduces the Mayor of Aalborg, Henning G Jensen and the Deputy Mayor of Szczecin, Krzysztof Soska. 

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      A Coruna                   


The ports for The Tall Ship races 2016 and 2017 have been launched. 

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Plus ... photos from around the conference, the 2013 annual awards, access to films of the sessions, copies of PowerPoint presentations and more.


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2014 Races and Regattas

SCF Black Sea
Tall Ships Regatta 2014

VARNA 30 April - 3 May


SOCHI 15 - 18 May

CONSTANTA 24 - 27 May

The Tall Ships Races 2014

HARLINGEN 3 - 6 July

FREDRIKSTAD 12 - 15 July

BERGEN 24 - 27 July

ESBJERG 2 - 5 August

Falmouth - Royal Greenwich
Tall Ships Regatta 2014

FALMOUTH 28 - 31 August

ROYAL GREENWICH 5 - 9 September

More information can be found on the Sail Training International website

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The Masthead is a quarterly e-magazine produced by Sail Training International, aimed at everyone with an interest in Sail Training and the Tall Ships Races and Regattas.  

Magazine articles can be translated into French, German, Spanish or Polish using the flags at the top of the home page.  This magazine is also designed to be read on a smart phone or tablet.

Editions will be produced throughout the year – some for specialist audiences.  


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