Tall Ships Lerwick

Lerwick played host to the international Tall Ships Races from 26-29 July 2023. Relive the best bits of sailing, entertainment and celebrations.

About Lerwick

Lerwick has now hosted the Tall Ships Races three times, in 1999,2011 and 2023.

We most recently welcomed the fleet back in July 2023, when thousands of people joined us for four days of celebration, sharing culture, and international friendship.

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Since 1956

This annual race series has been arranged by Sail Training International since 1956 and continues to provide life-changing adventures for thousands of young sail trainees every year.

Host port sponsors & associates

Shetland Islands Council
Lerwick Port Authority
SSE Renewables
Serco NorthLink Ferries
Northwards Ltd
Peterson Energy Logistics
Malakoff Limited
Cooke Aquaculture Scotland
Scottish Sea Farms
Salmon Scotland
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