Astrid sinks off the Cork coast last July
This exploratory and fun filled week starts with a full day sail transit aboard the tallship
, Bill of Rights, to Santa Cruz Island in the Channel Islands National Park.
New for this year, pirate enthusiasts can step aboard the stunning Vilma Tallship
pirate ship while she is docked on the quayside on Saturday and Monday, for PS1 per person.
FESTIVAL n TallShip
arrives in Drogheda yesterday Pictures: KIERAN CARR
Her modern structure was in stark contrast with her neighbour, the veteran Tallship
Stavros S Niarchos, which made a fantastic spectacle for those who went to catch a glimpse.
As well as renewables themed entertainment including stilt walkers, a green funfair, world themed live music and a farmers market to name a few, there will be at least one tallship
(early example of the use of renewable energy) and a renewables village (exhibition of renewables related organisations around the estuary).
His painting of the tallship
, Juan Sebastian de Elcarno, at Liverpool (pictured below) was presented to King Juan Carlos, of Spain, who was a former cadet aboard the ship.
RE STUNNING TALLSHIP
STAVROS S NIARCHOS LEAVES BEAUMARIS, ANGLESEY FOR LIVERPOOL DAVE WHELAN: Sailed on this tall ship 6 years ago with Ken Newland, a birthday present for my 40th .