December 20th, 2023
Tall Ships Races Delivers Positive Impact

Shetland Tall Ships Limited is pleased to report that the Tall Ships Races visit in July has provided a welcome positive result as detailed in an Event Impact Assessment report. Notable is the excellent levels of satisfaction from participants and visitors.

December 6th, 2023
Sail Training Shetland Scoop International Award

Sail Training Shetland are honoured to have been awarded ‘Sail Training Organisation of the Year – Small Vessel’ by Sail Training International at their annual conference.

November 13th, 2023
Health and Safety Team Highly Commended

L-R: IOSH President, Lawrence Webb, Jessie … Szego and IOSH Scotland Chair, Andy McNair … The Health & Safety team of Shetland Tall Ships Limited (STSL) has been highly commended in an Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) awards ceremony in Dundee last week (Thursday 9 November).

September 6th, 2023
Tall Ships Bear Benefits Local Lifeboat Station

Organisers of July’s Tall Ships Races event have, this week, said goodbye to a friendly face from the event office – as Keith the bear makes his way to a new home.

August 2nd, 2023
Community effort hailed as Tall Ships Lerwick exceeds expectations

The organisers of last week’s Tall Ships Races visit to Lerwick have paid tribute to the whole Shetland community for the part they played in making the event an exceptional success.

July 22nd, 2023
Organisers prepare to welcome thousands to Lerwick for Tall Ships

THOUSANDS of people are expected to line the streets as Lerwick plays host to the long-awaited 2023 Tall Ships Races for four days from Wednesday.

July 13th, 2023
Businesses hard at work to put everything in place for Tall Ships

WITH just two weeks to go until the long-awaited return of the Tall Ships Races to Lerwick, the hugely supportive local business community is mobilising to make sure all the key infrastructure needed is in place.

July 11th, 2023
Shetland Tall Ships Ltd. is delighted to confirm the Princess Royal is planning to visit Lerwick to experience the Tall Ships Races

Princess Royal … Her Royal Highness to arrive on 27th July … Visit includes attendance at Captains’ Dinner … She will hear from youngsters involved in the races … Her Royal Highness, who will be accompanied by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence will attend the Captains’ Dinner on Thursday 27th July…

July 6th, 2023
Tall Ships ticket holders asked to collect wristbands ahead of concerts

ORGANISERS have issued a request to ticket holders for three sold-out Tall Ships concerts later this month that wristbands must be collected in advance.

June 28th, 2023
Excitement builds for 100 youngsters preparing for Tall Ships Races

Scores of young people from Shetland and Scotland will come together as part of their preparations for participating in this summer’s Tall Ships races. In total 100 trainees will be involved in the international event, which stops off in Lerwick for four days at the end of July.

June 28th, 2023
EnQuest among final sponsors to be confirmed for Tall Ships

Sullom Voe Terminal operators EnQuest have been confirmed as one of the major backers of next month's Tall Ships Races' visit to Lerwick as part of a final wave of sponsors.

June 21st, 2023
Organisers seeking final volunteers for ‘rewarding’ Tall Ships roles

The organisers of next month’s Tall Ships Races visit to Lerwick are appealing for anyone interested in volunteering to come forward and fill the last few remaining vacancies. Thousands of folk are expected to congregate in the town for the four-day event, which runs between 26-29 July.