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The Tall Ships are coming back! Tall Ships Races Fredrikstad – 11th to 14th of July 2019

Fredrikstad is hosting The Tall Ships Races in 2019. The dates for the event in Fredrikstad in 2019, is set to the 11th  to the 14th of July. This time the race starts in Aalborg, Denmark to Fredrikstad, followed by cruise-in-company along the coast of Norway to Bergen, before racing back to Aarhus in Denmark.

With The Tall Ships Races 2014 fresh in mind, it is great news that Fredrikstad once again can experience the wonderful atmosphere the race brings with it, said Mayor Jon-Ivar Nygård


The event in 2019, will the third time Fredrikstad has the honor to be host port for The Tall Ships Races.


-For Every event we have brought with us valuable learning. In 2019 we aim to facilitate a great event that people in and outside Fredrikstad will have fond memories of for years to come. It is also important to emphasize that an event of this size requires good planning, dedicated staff, many volunteers and good governance, said Mayor Jon-Ivar Nygård.


The Tall Ships Races was a major event in both 2005 and 2014, and we are really looking forward to the new festival in Fredrikstad in 2019.


The Tall Ships Races

The Tall Ships Races is the world’s largest sailing ships event and one of the biggest sports events in the world. The regattas are organized by Sail Training International, and started in 1956. Each year they gather 70 – 100 big and small sailing vessels and 6000 crew members.


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