50 ships, 2500 crew arrive in Norway to particiapate in ‘Tall Ships Races 2015’ 


July 16, Oslo: As a part of the ‘Tall Ships Race 2015’, fifty ships and around 2500 crew from 17 different countries have arrived in the harbour city of Aalesund on the west coast of Norway. The race started in Belfast from this year.

The fleet then sailed north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund, where they arrived on Wednesday. Leaving there on Saturday, the fleet will enjoy a scenic cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand in Southern Norway, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

Every port will be hosting an opening ceremony, crew parade, prize giving, crew party, crew sports and a Tall Ships Parade.

The Oslo Times/Press Release


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