Tall Ships Cruise 16 April 2000

This was the day the Tall Ships departed Southampton to prepare for the Start of the Race in two days time.

1982 built Polish ship


Later, with more sail.

After three rousing cheers, we parted company

The LORD NELSON, designed to include disabled people in her crew.

Seized from Germany by Russia as a war prize, the KRUZENSHTERN prepares to put on more sail

Sails set, she sped away to the south.

Training Ship ROYALIST in the Solent

Cheers were exchanged with her young crew, dressed in the red heavy weather gear.

The Wightlink car ferry ST FAITH, bound for Portsmouth passes the ROYALIST

The BALMORAL slips out of Portsmouth Harbour into the gathering gloom.

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