• Welcome to Tall Ships Bermuda 2017

    Welcome to Tall Ships Bermuda 2017

    We hope that visiting crew members, tourists and residents all have a wonderful time enjoying the magnificent spectacle that is the Tall Ships Bermuda Festival 2017. The Port Committee has spent hundreds of hours designing activities to appeal to...

  • A guide to Tall Ships 2017

    A guide to Tall Ships 2017

    About the Races

    Race 1: Torbay, UK to Sines, Portugal. 840 miles

    Race 2: Sines,...

    • May 25, 2017 3:35 pm
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  • The ships taking part

    The ships taking part

    Atyla (Vanuatu), Class B – The wooden schooner Atyla was built by hand in Spain between 1980 and 1984. She was designed...

    • May 25, 2017 3:35 pm
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  • What’s on while you’re here

    What’s on while you’re here

    You’ve finally got to Bermuda on a Tall Ship, welcome to our island home.

    We don’t want you to get stuck for things to...

    • May 25, 2017 3:35 pm
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  • Preparation for life

    Preparation for life

    Adam Farrell, a former tall ship trainee, tells us why it is such an incredible experience! He could not go on a tall ship...

    • May 25, 2017 3:35 pm
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  • The voyage of a lifetime

    The voyage of a lifetime

    Twenty-two-year-old Nick Smith is the only Bermudian taking part in the entire Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta.

    “I...

    • May 25, 2017 3:35 pm
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  • Providing a warm welcome

    Providing a warm welcome

    At the age of 15, Bermudian Sarah Maybury got a taste of life on the high seas as she sailed a tall ship from Charleston to...

    • May 25, 2017 3:47 pm
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  • Making sure things run smoothly

    Making sure things run smoothly

    The City of Hamilton was keen to get on board as a major event sponsor for the Tall Ships Bermuda Host Port festival — after...

    • May 25, 2017 3:47 pm
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  • What defines a Tall Ship

    What defines a Tall Ship

    There are four classes of vessel:

    Class A

    All square – rigged vessels (barque, barquentine, brig,...

    • May 25, 2017 3:47 pm
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  • Running a tight ship

    Running a tight ship

    “Basically anything that floats is mine” is how Andy Burnett-Herkes responds when asked about his role in Bermuda’s Tall Ships...

    • May 25, 2017 3:47 pm
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