News

September 28th, 2022
Appeal for businesses to come forward to support Tall Ships

THE organisers for next year’s visit of the Tall Ships Races to Lerwick are appealing for local businesses interested in supporting the event to come forward. The races, which stop off in Lerwick between 26-29 July 2023, will be the biggest event staged in Shetland for more than a decade.

September 21st, 2022
Steady stream of vessels sign up early for Tall Ships Races

SIXTEEN vessels from eight different nations have signed up to participate in next summer’s Tall Ships Races. Lerwick is one of the host ports for the 2023 event, traditionally one of the highlights of the global sailing calendar, and it is hoped that around 50 ships will ultimately take part.

August 24th, 2022
Chief Liaison Officer Appointed

SHETLAND Tall Ships has appointed retired police officer Martyn Brill as Chief Liaison Officer for the races’ visit to Lerwick next summer.

August 17th, 2022
Malakoff signs up to help deliver a safe Tall Ships Event

Back l-r - Ryan Stevenson & Ewen Hutcheson and Front l-r Leah Cumming, Jessie Szego, Emma Miller … LONG-RUNNING local engineering firm Malakoff has been confirmed as a major sponsor for next year’s Tall Ships.

August 12th, 2022
NB to promote Tall Ships event

The organisers of next summer’s Tall Ships event in Lerwick have awarded the contract to provide marketing and PR services for the four-day event to local firm NB Communication, who have agreed to provide a proportion of the service as an in-kind sponsorship contribution.

August 10th, 2022
Catering Suppliers Sought

Shetland Tall Ships Ltd are seeking a number of catering suppliers for contracted and public service provision.

July 26th, 2022
SSE Renewables Sponsorship Announced

Shetland Tall Ships Ltd is delighted to announce that SSE Renewables is a Host Port sponsor of Tall Ships Lerwick 2023. SSE Renewables becomes an Admiral’s Deck Sponsor for the event, which includes company sponsorship of the Main Stage at the Holmsgarth event site.

July 19th, 2022
Tall Ships Event Visit

Shetland delegates visit the Netherlands to meet teams taking part in Tall Ships Races 2023. The countdown to Tall Ships Races 2023 continues to gather pace as delegates from Shetland Tall Ships Ltd travelled to Harlingen (Netherlands) at the weekend to experience this year’s event in action.

July 15th, 2022
Security, Merchandise & Cruise in Company Roles Available

There are further opportunities for businesses and individuals to play a role in the delivery of the Tall Ships Races event in Lerwick with 2 new roles and a commercial opportunity on offer.

July 9th, 2022
One Year to Go - Launch Event

Launch event to be held in Shetland Museum and Archives auditorium, 1pm-8pm Tuesday 26th July. Potential sponsors and volunteers invited to find out more exciting opportunities. Chance for public to share photos, films and memories of previous Tall Ships events.

July 6th, 2022
Salmon Companies Support for Lerwick Tall Ships Event

l-r David Brown, Cooke Aquaculture Scotland Regional Manager; Emma Miller, Shetland Tall Ships Ltd Project Manager; Grant Cumming…

May 16th, 2022
Online Launch for Shetland Tall Ships Planning

Organisers of the Tall Ships Races visit to Lerwick in 2023 have today launched a new website and range of social media platforms. This will enable the public to find out more about the event and engage with plans ahead of the Tall Ships fleet returning next summer.