The Tall Ships Races 2017 in Szczecin
Anyone who visits the Tall Ships Races in Szczecin on 5-8 August will find plenty of attractions. What vessels can you see during the Tall Ships Races in Szczecin? More than 70 crews will visit the city, not including the yachts and sailboats that don’t sail in the races but want to be part of the event. The organisers expect that up to 100 vessels will be moored at Szczecin's quays!
On 5-8 August, dozens of majestic sailing ships and beautiful yachts will moor at the quays and boulevards of Szczecin, including Santa Maria Manuela, a four-masted schooner built in 1937 in Lisbon and completed in the record time of 62 days, and Zawisza Czarny, the largest sailing vessel in any scout organisation in the world. The flagship of the Polish Scouting Organisation, it is a vessel that has its own spirit and has navigated seas and oceans for more than 60 years. Szczecin will also host Shabab Oman II, a sail training ship for the Royal Navy of Oman that replaced its predecessor Shabab Oman I in 2014, which visited Szczecin during the Tall Ships Races 2013.
There will be fantastic music to liven up the event, with Andrea Bocelli performing on Saturday (5 August) and participants of The Voice of Poland show performing on Sunday (6 August) against a background featuring the world's largest sailing ships. The Voice is a famous international TV talent show format that first aired in 2010 in the Netherlands, followed by 50 other countries. The Polish version has had seven editions so far, with the eighth now in the casting phase. The Szczecin episode of The Voice of Poland will be broadcast throughout Poland on the second channel of Telewizja Polska. If you are a VoP fan (and into sailing ships) but
cannot make it to Szczecin, tune into TVP2 for live coverage from the Chrobry Embankment.
At the same time we'd like to remind you about the official event hashtag: #TSRSzczecin. Find out more: www.tallships.szczecin.eu