TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes 2013

Tall Ships Challenge® Atlantic Coast 2017

In 2017, Tall Ships America will collaborate with Sail Training International for a transatlantic Tall Ships Regatta* marking the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation. The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships® Regatta will bring ships from European host ports to Boston on June 17-22 and then on to various ports in Canada and the Gulf of St. Lawrence before arriving in Quebec City in July. From Quebec City the ships will return to Europe in September 2017.

As part of Tall Ships America’s TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Atlantic Coast 2017 Race Series and a feeder port for the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships® Regatta, Tall Ships® Charleston will host a fleet of international vessels, 19-22 May.  Charleston will also be the start of a race to Bermuda, where the tall ships will join the Rendez-vouz fleet before racing north to Sail Boston® 2017, June 17-22.

About Tall Ships America
Founded in 1973, Tall Ships America is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching youth education through character building and leadership programs aboard tall ships. It is the hub for tall ship activity, expertise, and information in North America, and is commended by the United States Congress as the Sail Training Organization representing the United States in the international forum.  Tall Ships America supports the people, ships and programs of sail training and tall ships through grants, scholarships, conferences, education, publications, regulatory and licensing information, public events and advocacy. The mission of Tall Ships America is to encourage character building through sail training, promote sail training to the North American public, and support education under sail.
 
About Sail Training International
Sail Training International (STI) works closely with the world's sail training tall ships, national sail training organizations and host ports, to help young people benefit from the sail training experience. Sail Training International is the world's leading provider of races & events, conferences & seminars, publications, research and other services for the international sail training community. www.sailtraininginternational.org
 
 
*TALL SHIPS® races and cruises are held at sea, between ports. Precise race routes and schedules will be announced.
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