Author Topic: The Tall Ships race 2017.  (Read 1087 times)

The Tall Ships race 2017.
« on: August 30, 2017, 11:31:39 am »
...was won by a UK ship for the first time in 31 years, TS Royalist. 

RACE RESULTS: FINAL RACE SERIES REPORT 2017 (FINAL)



On my delivery trip last December (on which we encountered F10 winds off Dover) the skipper was Royalist's 2nd i/c.  He's acting skipper at the moment due to the injury of the official one.   A good man to have in charge.

The achievement didn't hit the headlines but in our sensationalist, celebrity obsessed world I have no doubt at all that's the way her acting skipper prefers it.   
Sic transit and all that..