RRussian Sedov, Portuguese Santa Maria Manuela, Norwegian Statsraad Lehmkuhl or Shabab Oman II from Oman – this is just the beginning of the list of the most beautiful sailing ships in the world, which in August will moor to Szczecin. Here the final of Tall Ship Races will take place, one of the most important regattas of the sailing world. There will be plenty of attractions.
Regatta Tall Ship Races will start in Halmstad, Sweden. From there, on July 3rd the crew will set out on a great adventure. The first stage will end in Finland at the Kotka port, where sailors will rest until July 16th and then sail to the Finnish port, Turku. The last stop on the way to Szczecin will be Lithuanian Klaipeda, where from August 1st ships will sail west. More than 60 units participate in the regatta, about 20 of them are A Class.
Apart from the spectacular regattas parade, a number of attractions will accompany the event such as Sand Sculpture Festival, parade of crews on the city streets, sampling of Polish delicacies from food trucks or concerts. On the festival we will hear Italian tenor – Andrea Botticelli.
More information you can find on the website: tallships.szczecin.eu/en