No classic car involvement as far as we know but never mind….. The City of Sunderland has the honour to be the start port for The Tall Ships Races in 2018. Hosting the event for the first time, Sunderland, a city by the sea has a commercial port as well as a multi award-winning coastline and riverside. The city’s relationship with the sea goes back many centuries from once being the largest shipbuilding town in the world to our ever busy Port of Sunderland which celebrates its 300th birthday in 2017. Hosting the Tall Ships fleet, with crews and visitors from all around Europe and beyond, will provide a unique opportunity to showcase the city’s rich culture, heritage and of course Sunderland’s well-deserved friendly reputation.
***Not visiting the UK in 2019*** Sunderland will welcome a majestic fleet of Tall Ships to take part in a colourful four day festival of culture and entertainment across the city, before they set sail in spectacular style to compete in the first leg of The Tall Ships Races 2018.
Region: North East
Contact Address: Over the Easter weekend, Maritime Greenwich and Woolwich will host the start of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. Visitors will be able to get on board the nearly 30 Tall Ships that will be visiting, and there'll be plenty of street shows and stage performances to keep you entertained. .
View Website: http://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/tallships
Email Address: @Royal_Greenwich
Standard Admission (£): Free
Admission with classic car (£): Free