2013: the biggest Tall Ships Race in history
Over four million people will be flocking to ports in the Baltic this summer to witness the magnificent 2013 Tall Ships Race - predicted to be the biggest Tall Ships race in history. Will you be one of them?
Above: Photo entries into our limited edition 2013 STI calendar competition
Still open for entries.
FIVE reasons to 2013 Tall Ship Races
1 Over 7,000 international trainees
2 Over 31 different nationalities
3 Over four million spectators
4 Over one hundred international competing vessels
5 Four different Baltic ports
A spectacular not to be missed
Public interest and excitement in the Tall Ships fleet in host ports grows every year. It's no wonder that, after the Olympics, it’s the world’s largest spectator sport or exhibition event in the world. This year's event is predicted to attract 120 Tall Ships from around the world, bringing with it thousands of young people of all backgrounds from over thirty nationalities.
In this edition of The Masthead meet some of the people involved in Who's who; find out about our other events in Races and Regattas; discover ways to Get on board; take a peak behind the scenes with STI news and take a trip Around the world.
Aarhus, Denmark Thurs 4 to Sun 7 July Race 1
Helsinki, Finland Wed 17 to Sat 20 July Cruise-in-Company
Riga, Latvia Thurs 25 to Sun 28 July Race 2
Szczecin, Poland Sat 3 to Tues 6 August
Be inspired ... Class C vessel St.Iv promotes the Tall Ship Races 2013
Meet the Chairman of The Tall Ships Races 2013 here