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Tall Ship Races on the seas of Baltic
Fascinating tall ships and yachts
There is a huge sea-sailing event going on every year on the seas of Baltic. The Tall Ship Races. Year by year gains more interest attracting people with multitude of beautiful sails, gorgeous ships and young people arriving to harbour from all over the Europe. Moreover there are always a series of events going on around in the harbour city. What are the Tall Ship Races all about? The big race and more importantly big gathering of all the fascinating tall ships and yachts from Europe.
For sure a big deal for all the sea and yachting fans and maniacs but also for those who are not so much into sailing. As Balzac wrote in one of his books: "There never was a truer saying than that the most beautiful things in the world are frigate in full sail, a galloping horse, and a woman dancing." Now there is the best opportunity to delight yourself with the first thing mention by wise Balzac.
This year the race started in Arhus, Denmark on 4th July and the Race One finishes in Helsinki on 17th with 3 days party in the capital city of Finland. All the ships then set off for big integration party called Cruise-in-Company. This is the part of the event when crews have the opportunity to get to know each other better. The organizers give a chance for volunteers to change the ships and discover how it is to sail on a different ship. Cruise-in-Company finishes in Riga with another 3 party days. After relaxing time in Riga ships set off for one more race to Szczecin, Poland. The big final gathering and party is going to be held there.
Szczecin is a city in northern Poland, big, working port just near the German border. For few days it is going to transform into the big sails celebration. All the ships moored in the city will have colourful decorations and will be open to visit for tourists. But not only ships will be the attraction. The Regatta final is going to be accompanied by a series of music events such as Eska Music Award 2013, maritime and more. To enjoy your time fully, there will be also something that all sailors like and appreciate... a cold drink with bubbles and a freshly grilled beer.
Come to Szczecin between 3-6 August, feel the sailor spirit and have fun with us!
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