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Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the start of the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA Expand
Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA Expand
Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA Expand
Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA Expand
Fireworks at the Tall Ships maritime festival in Belfast
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Fireworks at the Tall Ships maritime festival in Belfast
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Tall Ships sail away  from the  City's dock  to start the Tall Ships races 2015  from Belfast.  
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A photographer with the Guayas

The Tall Ships parade as it leaves Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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The Firework Display on Saturday Night at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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The Firework Display on Saturday Night at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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Hot air balloons during the Tall Ships Maritime festival at the City's dock  in Belfast.
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The Firework Display on Saturday Night at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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Fireworks at the Tall Ships maritime festival in Belfast
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The Red Arrows at Belfast Harbour for the final day of the 2015 Tall Ships Race at Belfast. Pic: Kevin Scott  / Press Eye. Expand
Going out with a bang: Spectacular fireworks on the final night of the Belfast Tall Ships 2015 at Belfast. Pic: McAuley Multimedia. Expand
Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia. Expand
Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia. Expand
Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia. Expand
Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia. Expand
The Tall Ships leaving Belfast at the end of the four-day maritime festival. Pic: Matt Mackey/Presseye. Expand
HMS Northumberland leads the parade of sail from Belfast on Sunday as the Tall Ships leave Belfast at the end of the four-day maritime festival. Pic: Matt Mackey/Presseye. Expand
Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia. Expand
The Red Arrows fly past Titanic Belfast towards Carrickfergus Castle at the end of theTall Ships maritime festival. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker. Expand
The Red Arrows fly past Titanic Belfast towards Carrickfergus Castle at the end of theTall Ships maritime festival. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker. Expand
The Red Arrows fly past Kilroot Power Station at the end of theTall Ships maritime festival. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker. Expand
The Tall Ships sail away from Belfast port. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker. Expand
The Tall Ships sail away from Belfast port. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker. Expand
The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye. Expand
The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye. Expand
The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye. Expand
The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye. Expand
The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye. Expand
The Red Arrows at Belfast Harbour for the final day of the 2015 Tall Ships Race at Belfast. Pic: Kevin Scott  / Press Eye. Expand
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PSNI helicopter view of the Tall Ships Expand
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Belfast - Northern Ireland - Saturday 4th July 2015 -  Tall Ships - Day 3

Conor and Eoghan McEarlean at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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The Acro-Chaps with Danielle McCrea from Belfast at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Belfast - Northern Ireland - Saturday 4th July 2015 -  Tall Ships - Day 3

Conor and Eoghan McEarlean at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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Abi and Jake Hanvey from Portadown at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Abi Hanvey from Portadown at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Jackie, Min, Glenn. Abi and Jake Hanvey from Portadown at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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General view of Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - 
General view of Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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The Acro-Chaps at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - 
General view of Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
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2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
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2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
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2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
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Queen's Quay at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Expand
Queen's Quay at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
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(L-R) Aran and Sophie Bodor from Hungary at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye. Expand
Queen's Quay at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
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Chris Evans and Alex Jones from BBC One's The One Show visit the BBC Experience, Belfast, at Pollock Dock at the Tall Ships event. Photo: William Cherry / Presseye Expand
Olympic Gold winning sailor Shirley Robertson OBE, BBC Northern Ireland's Gavin Andrews, Claire McCollum and Barra Best. Photo: William Cherry / Presseye Expand
Incredible photo from PSNI airsupport of Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture @PoliceServiceNI Expand
Incredible photo from PSNI airsupport of Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture @PoliceServiceNI Expand
Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast Expand
Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast Expand
(L-R) Jonathan and Rachael Lawrence from Magherafelt at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye. Expand
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General views of members of the public watching street performers at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Eddie and Allison Chesnut with Grace, Dan and Ben from Ballymena at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye. Expand
Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast Expand
Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast Expand
Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast Expand
Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast Expand
Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast Expand
Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Expand
Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor Arder Carson pictured with crew from Guayas a tall ship that hails from Ecuador. Photo: Presseye Expand
Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 2nd July 2015

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor Arder Carson pictured with crew from Guayas a tall ship that hails from Ecuador. Expand
Hugh and Ruth Dillon with Haydn and Nicholas Dillon at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye. Expand
Sam and Faith Hamilton. Photo: Presseye Expand
Tall Ships Belfast. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
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Tall Ships Belfast. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
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Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye. Expand
Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Expand
Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Expand
Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Expand
Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Expand
Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Expand
Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye Expand
Cisne Branco is a tall ship of the Brazilian Navy. Photograph by Alan Montague Expand
Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague Expand
Lee Taylor, Riona O'Kane, Stephen Scott, Kayleigh Scott, Chloe Scott, and Keeva Todd at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye. Expand
Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague Expand
Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague Expand
Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague Expand
Panoramic shot of Titanic Quarter Belfast and Cisne Branco tall ship. Photograph by Alan Montague Expand
The new Lagan Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge provides a great view of the Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague Expand
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Sight seeing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Leona Strain and Tina Poland of the Belfast Met at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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The Gulden Leeuw from the Netherlands at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Jessica (4) and Jake (8) at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Guarding the Cisne Branco from Brasil at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Sun  bathing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Amelia Wojcik from Poland at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye. Expand
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Coffee time on the Gulden Leeuw from the Netherlands at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Saftey First at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Ship shape on the Cisne Branco from Brasil at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Having a break on the Navy Sail Training Ship at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Fryderyk Chopin from Poland berthing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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The Fryderyk Chopin berthing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Ellen, Ursula and Catherine Cross at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race.  Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye. Expand
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Little Jessica Johnston (4) at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Pictured is a tall ship arriving in the Belfast Lough on Wednesday Morning amid a sunrise. Picture - Joyce Craig Expand
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Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
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Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Carter Dorrian (7) from Lagmore loves the Tall Ships. Expand
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Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Marion QWalsh, Kay Smyth and Lorna Bolster.
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Tom O'Connor, David Homes, Keela Homes and Sophie O'Connor at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race.  Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.. Expand
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The  Rupel, one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race arrives in Belfast harbour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July.  Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire Expand
Crew members on  Rupel, one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race arriving in Belfast harbour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire Expand
The Brazilian Cisne Branco (white swan), one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race docked in Belfast harbour.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July.  Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire Expand
The Brazilian Cisne Branco (white swan), one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race docked in Belfast harbour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July.  Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire Expand
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Crewmen  Anna Larsson from Sweden on board a 48 metre Brig,  Morgenster  Den Helder 1919 , which takes a crew of 36, at the quayside ahead of the Belfast Tall Ship Festival.
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Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark. Expand
Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark. Expand
Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark. Expand
Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark. Expand
Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark. Expand
Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark. Expand
Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark. Expand
John Morton Harbour Master Causeway Coast and Glens Council with Marvi Kashkoush and the Fist Mate of Europa at Ballycastle Bay. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA Expand
The captain of Europa with Chris McCaughan Aine McAuley and David McAuley. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA Expand
Steven McAuley on board Europa anchored at Ballycastle Bay. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA Expand
John Morton and Caroline Carey from Causeway Coast and Glens Council present a Giants Causeway Clock to crew of Europa at Ballycastle Harbour. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA Expand
Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph are (L-R) Matthew and Amy Smyth from Dundonald at at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race.  Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye. Expand
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Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark. Expand
Chris McCaughan presents teh captain of Europa with Whiskey from the Worlds oldest Distillery at Bushmills. Picture McAULEY MULTIMEDIA Expand
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
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Tim Harding, Jillian Rea, Patricia McDonald, Eoin Rea and Isobella Rea at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye. Expand
Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
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Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
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Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
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Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
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Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
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Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
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Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Crew of the Cisne Branco from Brasil. Expand
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Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
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1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  A sailor from the Brazilian Navy works on the rigging onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco.

 
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Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  Some ships have already docked in Belfast and set up for the weekend ahead. 

 
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1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  Some ships have already docked in Belfast and set up for the weekend ahead. 

 
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Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  A sailor from the Brazilian Navy works on the rigging onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco.

 
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1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  A tourist poses beside the Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco.

 
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1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  A Sailor from the Brazilian Navy onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco.

 
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1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  Colin Crooks(8) pictured at Seamark in Co. Down looking for the Tall Ships as they enter Belfast Lough. 
 
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Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  Sailors from the Brazilian Navy onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco.

 
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1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  As the cruise ship Royal Princess leaves Belfast Lough a Tall Ship makes its way towards Belfast harbour to dock. 
 
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1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  Harvey Thompson(5) pictured at Seamark in Co. Down looking for the Tall Ships as they enter Belfast Lough. 
 
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30th June 2015

Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival. 

Left to right.  Jamie(6) and Carson Jamieson with Regan(8) and Reuben Hanna(6)

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Blue Sky at the Odyssey  on tuesday as the sunshine expected across Northern Ireland ahead of the tall ships coming to Belfast.
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Blue Sky at the Odyssey  on tuesday as the sunshine expected across Northern Ireland ahead of the tall ships coming to Belfast.
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Ballycastle Sea Captain Chris McCaughan and his dog biscuit with Tall ship Europa at Ballycastle Harbour ahead of the Tall Ships visit to Belfast. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA Expand
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Belfast - Northern Ireland - Thursday 25th June 2015 - 

Photographer -  Darren Kidd  Press Eye
 
Lidl Northern Ireland Invites You To The Belfast Tall Ships Races 2015
 
With less than a week to go, Rebekah Shirley is inviting everyone to experience the Tall ShipsÕ Races from 02 Ð 05 July when Lidl Northern Ireland will be the host port sponsor at the Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival. 
 
As well as capturing the sights of up to 50 traditionally rigged sailing vessels which will dock in the city, visitors can enjoy numerous fun family activities throughout the 4-day festival. The Lidl marquee will host cookery demonstrations by chefs Dean Coppard and Ian Orr and children can enjoy storytelling and magic tricks. While over in Barrow Square, dozens of wooden Victorian games will be set up for those with a competitive side. Talented local artists discovered through a Lidl social media competition will also feature on the main stage in the Odyssey Arena. 
 
The highlight of the entertainment will be on Saturday when BritainÕs Got Talent sensation, Jesse-Jane McParland, will perform her famous martial arts routine. 
 
Since opening their first store in Northern Ireland in 1999, Lidl have been deep-rooted and fully engaged in their local communities and are delighted to be involved in such an iconic event. The Tall Ships will bring visitors from near and far to experience the very best that Belfast can offer and there is huge enthusiasm within Lidl to be at the helm of a festival that will bring a real sense of vibrancy to the province. 
 
Visit www.tallshipsbelfast.com <http://www.tallshipsbelfast.com>  for more information about the festival. 
 

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The Dreaded Captain No Beard AKA Ross O'Brien from Greystones Wicklow on the Liffey during the Tall Ships Festival.
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The Tall Ship Morgenster arrives in Belfast ahead of the Tall Ships festival starting this Thursday through to Sunday.  

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Tall Ships return for biggest event ever staged in Belfast

The biggest ever event to be staged in this part of the world takes place this summer, when the magnificent Tall Ships Race sails back into Belfast.

The city will act as the home port before the start of the 2015 Race, with dozens of the worldÄôs finest sailing vessels berthed in Belfast over the weekend of July 2 Äì 5.  More than 500,000 people are expected to attend the event, bringing with them an economic windfall of at least ¬£10 million for the city.


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Lord Mayor Arder Carson and Gerard O'Hare, Chairman of Tall Ships Ltd, begin the final countdown to the biggest spectator event ever staged in Belfast, as 50 of the world's finest sailing ships prepare to make Belfast their home port from July 2-5, before the first leg of this year's Tall Ships Race. For more information on what is happening over the weekend, visit www.tallshipsbelfast.com
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Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival. 

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Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival.

Belfast Telegraph seller Bobby Morrison.
 

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Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival. 

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Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

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Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

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Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

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Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Sailors from the Royal Netherlands Navy scrub the decks onboard the sailing ship Urania.


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General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Crew members on board the tall ship Cisne Branco stand for a minutes silence one week on from the massacre in Tunisia to remember those who died in the attack.

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(L-R) Suzanna and Zsolt with their children Aran and Sophie Bodor from Hungary at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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With Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph are (L-R) Davy and Liz Laurence with Rachael and Jonathan Lawrence from Magherafelt at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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With Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph are (L-R)  (L-R) Matthew and Amy Smyth from Dundonald at at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Eamon and Pauline Havlin with their children Ethan and Cohan from Belfast at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Eddie and Allison Chesnut with Grace, Dan and Ben from Ballymena at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Ciara and Mickey Donelly with their children Blanid and Dearbhla from Ahnacloy at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Tall Ships Belfast 2015 in pictures Close

Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the start of the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the start of the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Fireworks at the Tall Ships maritime festival in Belfast
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Fireworks at the Tall Ships maritime festival in Belfast Pic Pacemaker

Fireworks at the Tall Ships maritime festival in Belfast
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Fireworks at the Tall Ships maritime festival in Belfast Pic Pacemaker

Tall Ships sail away  from the  City's dock  to start the Tall Ships races 2015  from Belfast.  
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Tall Ships sail away from the City's dock to start the Tall Ships races 2015 from Belfast. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

A photographer with the Guayas

The Tall Ships parade as it leaves Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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A photographer with the Guayas The Tall Ships parade as it leaves Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye.

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The Firework Display on Saturday Night at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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The Firework Display on Saturday Night at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye.

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The Firework Display on Saturday Night at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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The Firework Display on Saturday Night at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye.

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Hot air balloons during the Tall Ships Maritime festival at the City's dock  in Belfast.
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Hot air balloons during the Tall Ships Maritime festival at the City's dock in Belfast. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The Firework Display on Saturday Night at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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The Firework Display on Saturday Night at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye.

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Fireworks at the Tall Ships maritime festival in Belfast
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Fireworks at the Tall Ships maritime festival in Belfast Pic Pacemaker

The Red Arrows at Belfast Harbour for the final day of the 2015 Tall Ships Race at Belfast. Pic: Kevin Scott  / Press Eye.

The Red Arrows at Belfast Harbour for the final day of the 2015 Tall Ships Race at Belfast. Pic: Kevin Scott / Press Eye.

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Going out with a bang: Spectacular fireworks on the final night of the Belfast Tall Ships 2015 at Belfast. Pic: McAuley Multimedia.

Going out with a bang: Spectacular fireworks on the final night of the Belfast Tall Ships 2015 at Belfast. Pic: McAuley Multimedia.

Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

The Tall Ships leaving Belfast at the end of the four-day maritime festival. Pic: Matt Mackey/Presseye.

The Tall Ships leaving Belfast at the end of the four-day maritime festival. Pic: Matt Mackey/Presseye.

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HMS Northumberland leads the parade of sail from Belfast on Sunday as the Tall Ships leave Belfast at the end of the four-day maritime festival. Pic: Matt Mackey/Presseye.

HMS Northumberland leads the parade of sail from Belfast on Sunday as the Tall Ships leave Belfast at the end of the four-day maritime festival. Pic: Matt Mackey/Presseye.

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Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

Tall ships depart Belfast port as they form a parade on route to near Castlerock to start the next leg of their journey to Norway. Pic: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia.

The Red Arrows fly past Titanic Belfast towards Carrickfergus Castle at the end of theTall Ships maritime festival. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

The Red Arrows fly past Titanic Belfast towards Carrickfergus Castle at the end of theTall Ships maritime festival. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

The Red Arrows fly past Titanic Belfast towards Carrickfergus Castle at the end of theTall Ships maritime festival. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

The Red Arrows fly past Titanic Belfast towards Carrickfergus Castle at the end of theTall Ships maritime festival. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

The Red Arrows fly past Kilroot Power Station at the end of theTall Ships maritime festival. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

The Red Arrows fly past Kilroot Power Station at the end of theTall Ships maritime festival. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

The Tall Ships sail away from Belfast port. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

The Tall Ships sail away from Belfast port. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

The Tall Ships sail away from Belfast port. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

The Tall Ships sail away from Belfast port. Pic: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye.

The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye.

The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye.

The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye.

The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye.

The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye.

The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye.

The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye.

The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye.

The Tall Ships leave Belfast Harbour on the final day of the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Kelvin Boyes/Presseye.

The Red Arrows at Belfast Harbour for the final day of the 2015 Tall Ships Race at Belfast. Pic: Kevin Scott  / Press Eye.

The Red Arrows at Belfast Harbour for the final day of the 2015 Tall Ships Race at Belfast. Pic: Kevin Scott / Press Eye.

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PSNI helicopter view of the Tall Ships

PSNI helicopter view of the Tall Ships

PSNI helicopter view of the Tall Ships

PSNI helicopter view of the Tall Ships

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Conor and Eoghan McEarlean at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Saturday 4th July 2015 - Tall Ships - Day 3 Conor and Eoghan McEarlean at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye.

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The Acro-Chaps with Danielle McCrea from Belfast at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - The Acro-Chaps with Danielle McCrea from Belfast at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

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Belfast - Northern Ireland - Saturday 4th July 2015 -  Tall Ships - Day 3

Conor and Eoghan McEarlean at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.


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Picture - Kevin Scott / Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - Saturday 4th July 2015 - Tall Ships - Day 3 Conor and Eoghan McEarlean at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye.

Kevin Scott / Presseye

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Abi and Jake Hanvey from Portadown at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - Abi and Jake Hanvey from Portadown at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - 
Abi Hanvey from Portadown at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - Abi Hanvey from Portadown at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - 
Jackie, Min, Glenn. Abi and Jake Hanvey from Portadown at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - Jackie, Min, Glenn. Abi and Jake Hanvey from Portadown at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - 
General view of Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - General view of Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - 
General view of Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - General view of Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - 
The Acro-Chaps at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - The Acro-Chaps at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - 
General view of Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 4th June 2015 - General view of Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Andrew Paton / Press Eye.

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Queen's Quay at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Queen's Quay at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Queen's Quay at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Queen's Quay at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

(L-R) Aran and Sophie Bodor from Hungary at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

(L-R) Aran and Sophie Bodor from Hungary at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Queen's Quay at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Queen's Quay at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Chris Evans and Alex Jones from BBC One's The One Show visit the BBC Experience, Belfast, at Pollock Dock at the Tall Ships event. Photo: William Cherry / Presseye

Chris Evans and Alex Jones from BBC One's The One Show visit the BBC Experience, Belfast, at Pollock Dock at the Tall Ships event. Photo: William Cherry / Presseye

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Olympic Gold winning sailor Shirley Robertson OBE, BBC Northern Ireland's Gavin Andrews, Claire McCollum and Barra Best. Photo: William Cherry / Presseye

Olympic Gold winning sailor Shirley Robertson OBE, BBC Northern Ireland's Gavin Andrews, Claire McCollum and Barra Best. Photo: William Cherry / Presseye

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Incredible photo from PSNI airsupport of Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture @PoliceServiceNI

Incredible photo from PSNI airsupport of Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture @PoliceServiceNI

Incredible photo from PSNI airsupport of Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture @PoliceServiceNI

Incredible photo from PSNI airsupport of Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture @PoliceServiceNI

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

(L-R) Jonathan and Rachael Lawrence from Magherafelt at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

(L-R) Jonathan and Rachael Lawrence from Magherafelt at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - 
General views of members of the public watching street performers at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - General views of members of the public watching street performers at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Eddie and Allison Chesnut with Grace, Dan and Ben from Ballymena at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Eddie and Allison Chesnut with Grace, Dan and Ben from Ballymena at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Photopress Belfast

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Visitors enjoy the day at the Tall Ships event in Belfast

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor Arder Carson pictured with crew from Guayas a tall ship that hails from Ecuador. Photo: Presseye

Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor Arder Carson pictured with crew from Guayas a tall ship that hails from Ecuador. Photo: Presseye

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 2nd July 2015

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor Arder Carson pictured with crew from Guayas a tall ship that hails from Ecuador.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 2nd July 2015 Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Lord Mayor of Belfast Councillor Arder Carson pictured with crew from Guayas a tall ship that hails from Ecuador.

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Hugh and Ruth Dillon with Haydn and Nicholas Dillon at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Hugh and Ruth Dillon with Haydn and Nicholas Dillon at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Sam and Faith Hamilton. Photo: Presseye

Sam and Faith Hamilton. Photo: Presseye

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Tall Ships Belfast. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Tall Ships Belfast. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Tall Ships Belfast. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Tall Ships Belfast. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Tall Ships Belfast 2015. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Cisne Branco is a tall ship of the Brazilian Navy. Photograph by Alan Montague

Cisne Branco is a tall ship of the Brazilian Navy. Photograph by Alan Montague

Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague

Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague

Lee Taylor, Riona O'Kane, Stephen Scott, Kayleigh Scott, Chloe Scott, and Keeva Todd at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Lee Taylor, Riona O'Kane, Stephen Scott, Kayleigh Scott, Chloe Scott, and Keeva Todd at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague

Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague

Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague

Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague

Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague

Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague

Panoramic shot of Titanic Quarter Belfast and Cisne Branco tall ship. Photograph by Alan Montague

Panoramic shot of Titanic Quarter Belfast and Cisne Branco tall ship. Photograph by Alan Montague

The new Lagan Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge provides a great view of the Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague

The new Lagan Weir Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge provides a great view of the Tall Ships Belfast. Photograph by Alan Montague

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Sight seeing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Sight seeing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Leona Strain and Tina Poland of the Belfast Met at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Leona Strain and Tina Poland of the Belfast Met at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
The Gulden Leeuw from the Netherlands at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 The Gulden Leeuw from the Netherlands at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Jessica (4) and Jake (8) at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Jessica (4) and Jake (8) at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Guarding the Cisne Branco from Brasil at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Guarding the Cisne Branco from Brasil at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Sun  bathing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Sun bathing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Amelia Wojcik from Poland at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Amelia Wojcik from Poland at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Coffee time on the Gulden Leeuw from the Netherlands at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Coffee time on the Gulden Leeuw from the Netherlands at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Saftey First at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Saftey First at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Ship shape on the Cisne Branco from Brasil at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Ship shape on the Cisne Branco from Brasil at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Having a break on the Navy Sail Training Ship at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Having a break on the Navy Sail Training Ship at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Fryderyk Chopin from Poland berthing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Fryderyk Chopin from Poland berthing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

The Fryderyk Chopin berthing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

The Fryderyk Chopin berthing at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Ellen, Ursula and Catherine Cross at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race.  Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Ellen, Ursula and Catherine Cross at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015  
Little Jessica Johnston (4) at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by
Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 Little Jessica Johnston (4) at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye

Photopress Belfast

Pictured is a tall ship arriving in the Belfast Lough on Wednesday Morning amid a sunrise. Picture - Joyce Craig

Pictured is a tall ship arriving in the Belfast Lough on Wednesday Morning amid a sunrise. Picture - Joyce Craig

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

Photopress Belfast

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Carter Dorrian (7) from Lagmore loves the Tall Ships.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast. Carter Dorrian (7) from Lagmore loves the Tall Ships.

Photopress Belfast

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Marion QWalsh, Kay Smyth and Lorna Bolster.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast. Marion QWalsh, Kay Smyth and Lorna Bolster.

Photopress Belfast

Tom O'Connor, David Homes, Keela Homes and Sophie O'Connor at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race.  Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye..

Tom O'Connor, David Homes, Keela Homes and Sophie O'Connor at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye..

Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast. Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015

Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast. Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015

Photopress Belfast

The  Rupel, one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race arrives in Belfast harbour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July.  Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Rupel, one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race arrives in Belfast harbour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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Crew members on  Rupel, one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race arriving in Belfast harbour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Crew members on Rupel, one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race arriving in Belfast harbour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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The Brazilian Cisne Branco (white swan), one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race docked in Belfast harbour.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July.  Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Brazilian Cisne Branco (white swan), one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race docked in Belfast harbour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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The Brazilian Cisne Branco (white swan), one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race docked in Belfast harbour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July.  Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Brazilian Cisne Branco (white swan), one of the 50 tall ships taking part in the 2015 tall ships race docked in Belfast harbour. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 1, 2015. Tall Ships 2015 is a free event in Belfast's Titanic Quarter and Pollock Dock area from Thursday 2 July to Sunday 5 July. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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Mandatory Credit -Presseye

Crewmen  Anna Larsson from Sweden on board a 48 metre Brig,  Morgenster  Den Helder 1919 , which takes a crew of 36, at the quayside ahead of the Belfast Tall Ship Festival.

@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 1st July 2015 Mandatory Credit -Presseye Crewmen Anna Larsson from Sweden on board a 48 metre Brig, Morgenster Den Helder 1919 , which takes a crew of 36, at the quayside ahead of the Belfast Tall Ship Festival.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway. From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway. From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway. From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway. From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway. From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway. From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway. From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

John Morton Harbour Master Causeway Coast and Glens Council with Marvi Kashkoush and the Fist Mate of Europa at Ballycastle Bay. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

John Morton Harbour Master Causeway Coast and Glens Council with Marvi Kashkoush and the Fist Mate of Europa at Ballycastle Bay. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

The captain of Europa with Chris McCaughan Aine McAuley and David McAuley. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

The captain of Europa with Chris McCaughan Aine McAuley and David McAuley. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Steven McAuley on board Europa anchored at Ballycastle Bay. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Steven McAuley on board Europa anchored at Ballycastle Bay. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

John Morton and Caroline Carey from Causeway Coast and Glens Council present a Giants Causeway Clock to crew of Europa at Ballycastle Harbour. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

John Morton and Caroline Carey from Causeway Coast and Glens Council present a Giants Causeway Clock to crew of Europa at Ballycastle Harbour. PICTURE MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph are (L-R) Matthew and Amy Smyth from Dundonald at at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race.  Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph are (L-R) Matthew and Amy Smyth from Dundonald at at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015

2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.  From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

Photographer ?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com 1st July 2015 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Starting off with a friendly Irish welcome in start port Belfast, the fleet will race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway. From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise in company through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

?Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Chris McCaughan presents teh captain of Europa with Whiskey from the Worlds oldest Distillery at Bushmills. Picture McAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Chris McCaughan presents teh captain of Europa with Whiskey from the Worlds oldest Distillery at Bushmills. Picture McAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Carter Dorrian (7) from Lagmore loves the Tall Ships.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast. Carter Dorrian (7) from Lagmore loves the Tall Ships.

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Tim Harding, Jillian Rea, Patricia McDonald, Eoin Rea and Isobella Rea at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Tim Harding, Jillian Rea, Patricia McDonald, Eoin Rea and Isobella Rea at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Crew of the Cisne Branco from Brasil.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast. Crew of the Cisne Branco from Brasil.

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Crew of the Cisne from Brasil

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast. Crew of the Cisne from Brasil

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Crew of the Cisne Branco from Brasil.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast. Crew of the Cisne Branco from Brasil.

Photopress Belfast

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Crew of the Cisne Branco from Brasil.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast. Crew of the Cisne Branco from Brasil.

Photopress Belfast

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ?
Wednesday 1st July 2015
Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast.
Crew of the Cisne Branco from Brasil.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ? Wednesday 1st July 2015 Tall Ships have arrivied in Belfast. Crew of the Cisne Branco from Brasil.

Photopress Belfast

1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  A sailor from the Brazilian Navy works on the rigging onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco.

 
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015 Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival. A sailor from the Brazilian Navy works on the rigging onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  Some ships have already docked in Belfast and set up for the weekend ahead. 

 
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015 Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival. Some ships have already docked in Belfast and set up for the weekend ahead. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  Some ships have already docked in Belfast and set up for the weekend ahead. 

 
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015 Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival. Some ships have already docked in Belfast and set up for the weekend ahead. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  A sailor from the Brazilian Navy works on the rigging onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco.

 
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015 Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival. A sailor from the Brazilian Navy works on the rigging onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  A tourist poses beside the Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco.

 
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015 Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival. A tourist poses beside the Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  A Sailor from the Brazilian Navy onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco.

 
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015 Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival. A Sailor from the Brazilian Navy onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  Colin Crooks(8) pictured at Seamark in Co. Down looking for the Tall Ships as they enter Belfast Lough. 
 
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015 Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival. Colin Crooks(8) pictured at Seamark in Co. Down looking for the Tall Ships as they enter Belfast Lough. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  Sailors from the Brazilian Navy onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco.

 
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015 Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival. Sailors from the Brazilian Navy onboard Brazil Naval vessel The Cisne Branco. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  As the cruise ship Royal Princess leaves Belfast Lough a Tall Ship makes its way towards Belfast harbour to dock. 
 
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015 Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival. As the cruise ship Royal Princess leaves Belfast Lough a Tall Ship makes its way towards Belfast harbour to dock. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015

Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival.  Harvey Thompson(5) pictured at Seamark in Co. Down looking for the Tall Ships as they enter Belfast Lough. 
 
Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

1st July 2015 Belfast Harbour gears up for the arrival of the Tall Ships ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships festival. Harvey Thompson(5) pictured at Seamark in Co. Down looking for the Tall Ships as they enter Belfast Lough. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

30th June 2015

Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival. 

Left to right.  Jamie(6) and Carson Jamieson with Regan(8) and Reuben Hanna(6)

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

30th June 2015 Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival. Left to right. Jamie(6) and Carson Jamieson with Regan(8) and Reuben Hanna(6) Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

PACEMAKER BELFAST  30/06/2015
Blue Sky at the Odyssey  on tuesday as the sunshine expected across Northern Ireland ahead of the tall ships coming to Belfast.
Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/06/2015 Blue Sky at the Odyssey on tuesday as the sunshine expected across Northern Ireland ahead of the tall ships coming to Belfast. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

PACEMAKER BELFAST  30/06/2015
Blue Sky at the Odyssey  on tuesday as the sunshine expected across Northern Ireland ahead of the tall ships coming to Belfast.
Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/06/2015 Blue Sky at the Odyssey on tuesday as the sunshine expected across Northern Ireland ahead of the tall ships coming to Belfast. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Ballycastle Sea Captain Chris McCaughan and his dog biscuit with Tall ship Europa at Ballycastle Harbour ahead of the Tall Ships visit to Belfast. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Ballycastle Sea Captain Chris McCaughan and his dog biscuit with Tall ship Europa at Ballycastle Harbour ahead of the Tall Ships visit to Belfast. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

PRESS RELEASE IMAGE

NO FEE
Belfast - Northern Ireland - Thursday 25th June 2015 - 

Photographer -  Darren Kidd  Press Eye
 
Lidl Northern Ireland Invites You To The Belfast Tall Ships Races 2015
 
With less than a week to go, Rebekah Shirley is inviting everyone to experience the Tall ShipsÕ Races from 02 Ð 05 July when Lidl Northern Ireland will be the host port sponsor at the Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival. 
 
As well as capturing the sights of up to 50 traditionally rigged sailing vessels which will dock in the city, visitors can enjoy numerous fun family activities throughout the 4-day festival. The Lidl marquee will host cookery demonstrations by chefs Dean Coppard and Ian Orr and children can enjoy storytelling and magic tricks. While over in Barrow Square, dozens of wooden Victorian games will be set up for those with a competitive side. Talented local artists discovered through a Lidl social media competition will also feature on the main stage in the Odyssey Arena. 
 
The highlight of the entertainment will be on Saturday when BritainÕs Got Talent sensation, Jesse-Jane McParland, will perform her famous martial arts routine. 
 
Since opening their first store in Northern Ireland in 1999, Lidl have been deep-rooted and fully engaged in their local communities and are delighted to be involved in such an iconic event. The Tall Ships will bring visitors from near and far to experience the very best that Belfast can offer and there is huge enthusiasm within Lidl to be at the helm of a festival that will bring a real sense of vibrancy to the province. 
 
Visit www.tallshipsbelfast.com <http://www.tallshipsbelfast.com>  for more information about the festival. 
 

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PRESS RELEASE IMAGE NO FEE Belfast - Northern Ireland - Thursday 25th June 2015 - Photographer - Darren Kidd Press Eye Lidl Northern Ireland Invites You To The Belfast Tall Ships Races 2015 With less than a week to go, Rebekah Shirley is inviting everyone to experience the Tall ShipsÕ Races from 02 Ð 05 July when Lidl Northern Ireland will be the host port sponsor at the Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival. As well as capturing the sights of up to 50 traditionally rigged sailing vessels which will dock in the city, visitors can enjoy numerous fun family activities throughout the 4-day festival. The Lidl marquee will host cookery demonstrations by chefs Dean Coppard and Ian Orr and children can enjoy storytelling and magic tricks. While over in Barrow Square, dozens of wooden Victorian games will be set up for those with a competitive side. Talented local artists discovered through a Lidl social media competition will also feature on the main stage in the Odyssey Arena. The highlight of the entertainment will be on Saturday when BritainÕs Got Talent sensation, Jesse-Jane McParland, will perform her famous martial arts routine. Since opening their first store in Northern Ireland in 1999, Lidl have been deep-rooted and fully engaged in their local communities and are delighted to be involved in such an iconic event. The Tall Ships will bring visitors from near and far to experience the very best that Belfast can offer and there is huge enthusiasm within Lidl to be at the helm of a festival that will bring a real sense of vibrancy to the province. Visit www.tallshipsbelfast.com <http://www.tallshipsbelfast.com> for more information about the festival. // ENDS // ? Hannah Irwin // Senior Account Executive // Smarts Communicate E. hannah.irwin@smartscommunicate.com <mailto:hannah.irwin@smartscommunicate.com> W. www.smartscommunicate.com <http://www.smartscommunicate.comt/> T. +44 (028) 9039 5500 M. +44(0) 7

The Dreaded Captain No Beard AKA Ross O'Brien from Greystones Wicklow on the Liffey during the Tall Ships Festival.
Pic Steve Humphreys
31st May 2015.

The Dreaded Captain No Beard AKA Ross O'Brien from Greystones Wicklow on the Liffey during the Tall Ships Festival. Pic Steve Humphreys 31st May 2015.

29th June 2015

The Tall Ship Morgenster arrives in Belfast ahead of the Tall Ships festival starting this Thursday through to Sunday.  

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

29th June 2015 The Tall Ship Morgenster arrives in Belfast ahead of the Tall Ships festival starting this Thursday through to Sunday. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2015 -

Tall Ships return for biggest event ever staged in Belfast

The biggest ever event to be staged in this part of the world takes place this summer, when the magnificent Tall Ships Race sails back into Belfast.

The city will act as the home port before the start of the 2015 Race, with dozens of the worldÄôs finest sailing vessels berthed in Belfast over the weekend of July 2 Äì 5.  More than 500,000 people are expected to attend the event, bringing with them an economic windfall of at least ¬£10 million for the city.


Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Arder Carson is pictured with Dr Gerard OÄôHare, Chairman of Belfast Tall Ships Ltd and ship trainee Aine Wills.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2015 - Tall Ships return for biggest event ever staged in Belfast The biggest ever event to be staged in this part of the world takes place this summer, when the magnificent Tall Ships Race sails back into Belfast. The city will act as the home port before the start of the 2015 Race, with dozens of the worldÄôs finest sailing vessels berthed in Belfast over the weekend of July 2 Äì 5. More than 500,000 people are expected to attend the event, bringing with them an economic windfall of at least ¬£10 million for the city. Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Arder Carson is pictured with Dr Gerard OÄôHare, Chairman of Belfast Tall Ships Ltd and ship trainee Aine Wills. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Lord Mayor Arder Carson and Gerard O'Hare, Chairman of Tall Ships Ltd, begin the final countdown to the biggest spectator event ever staged in Belfast, as 50 of the world's finest sailing ships prepare to make Belfast their home port from July 2-5, before the first leg of this year's Tall Ships Race. For more information on what is happening over the weekend, visit www.tallshipsbelfast.com
Pic Brian Thompson

Lord Mayor Arder Carson and Gerard O'Hare, Chairman of Tall Ships Ltd, begin the final countdown to the biggest spectator event ever staged in Belfast, as 50 of the world's finest sailing ships prepare to make Belfast their home port from July 2-5, before the first leg of this year's Tall Ships Race. For more information on what is happening over the weekend, visit www.tallshipsbelfast.com Pic Brian Thompson

Brian Thompson Photography

(L-R) Suzanna and Zsolt with their children Aran and Sophie Bodor from Hungary at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

(L-R) Suzanna and Zsolt with their children Aran and Sophie Bodor from Hungary at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Ballycastle Sea Captain Chris McCaughan and his dog biscuit with Tall ship Europa at Ballycastle Harbour ahead of the Tall Ships visit to Belfast. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

Ballycastle Sea Captain Chris McCaughan and his dog biscuit with Tall ship Europa at Ballycastle Harbour ahead of the Tall Ships visit to Belfast. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

30th June 2015

Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival. 

Left to right.  Vicki Stewart with her son Alex(7) and Belfast Telegraph seller Bobby Morrison.


Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

30th June 2015 Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival. Left to right. Vicki Stewart with her son Alex(7) and Belfast Telegraph seller Bobby Morrison. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

30th June 2015

Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival.

Belfast Telegraph seller Bobby Morrison.
 

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

30th June 2015 Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival. Belfast Telegraph seller Bobby Morrison. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

30th June 2015

Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival. 

Jack McAteer with his mum Louise

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

30th June 2015 Belfast Telegraph promotion for its Tall Ships 2015 programme ahead of this weekend's Tall Ships Festival. Jack McAteer with his mum Louise Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ©
Monday 29th June 2015
Tall Ships

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye © Monday 29th June 2015 Tall Ships

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ©
Monday 29th June 2015
Tall Ships
The Crew of the Morgenster.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye © Monday 29th June 2015 Tall Ships The Crew of the Morgenster.

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Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ©
Monday 29th June 2015
Tall Ships
Paul Bishop Race Director and Paul Thompson Commericial Director.

Mandatory Credit - Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye © Monday 29th June 2015 Tall Ships Paul Bishop Race Director and Paul Thompson Commericial Director.

Photopress Belfast

19th June 2015

Tall Ship The Lord Nelson docks beside the Odyssey Arena in Belfast harbour ahead of the Tall Ships festival in July.  The Lord Nelson has a able and disabled crew with local disabled people getting onboard to experience life on the ship. 

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

19th June 2015 Tall Ship The Lord Nelson docks beside the Odyssey Arena in Belfast harbour ahead of the Tall Ships festival in July. The Lord Nelson has a able and disabled crew with local disabled people getting onboard to experience life on the ship. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

With up to 500,000 visitors like little Olly and Lucy McKay (pictured) expected at The Tall Ships Races 2015, Translink has announced special transport arrangements for everyone heading to the spectacular maritime event in Belfasts dockland, July 2  5. Visitors are encouraged to use bus, coach, train and park &amp; ride services to enjoy hassle-free journeys to the main event sites. A must-have Translink Smartmoves to the Tall Ships Travel Guide featuring handy map and discount travel ticket options is now available to download online at www.translink.co.uk/tallships/ or pick-up from local bus or rail stations and Visit Belfast.  Picture by Brian Morrison.

With up to 500,000 visitors like little Olly and Lucy McKay (pictured) expected at The Tall Ships Races 2015, Translink has announced special transport arrangements for everyone heading to the spectacular maritime event in Belfasts dockland, July 2 5. Visitors are encouraged to use bus, coach, train and park & ride services to enjoy hassle-free journeys to the main event sites. A must-have Translink Smartmoves to the Tall Ships Travel Guide featuring handy map and discount travel ticket options is now available to download online at www.translink.co.uk/tallships/ or pick-up from local bus or rail stations and Visit Belfast. Picture by Brian Morrison.

19th June 2015

Tall Ship The Lord Nelson docks beside the Odyssey Arena in Belfast harbour ahead of the Tall Ships festival in July.  The Lord Nelson has a able and disabled crew with local disabled people getting onboard to experience life on the ship. 

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

19th June 2015 Tall Ship The Lord Nelson docks beside the Odyssey Arena in Belfast harbour ahead of the Tall Ships festival in July. The Lord Nelson has a able and disabled crew with local disabled people getting onboard to experience life on the ship. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

19th June 2015

Tall Ship The Lord Nelson docks beside the Odyssey Arena in Belfast harbour ahead of the Tall Ships festival in July.  The Lord Nelson has a able and disabled crew with local disabled people getting onboard to experience life on the ship. 

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

19th June 2015 Tall Ship The Lord Nelson docks beside the Odyssey Arena in Belfast harbour ahead of the Tall Ships festival in July. The Lord Nelson has a able and disabled crew with local disabled people getting onboard to experience life on the ship. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

29th June 2015

The Tall Ship Morgenster arrives in Belfast ahead of the Tall Ships festival starting this Thursday through to Sunday.  

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

29th June 2015 The Tall Ship Morgenster arrives in Belfast ahead of the Tall Ships festival starting this Thursday through to Sunday. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Ciara and Mickey Donelly with their children Blanid and Dearbhla from Ahnacloy at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Ciara and Mickey Donelly with their children Blanid and Dearbhla from Ahnacloy at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

PACEMAKER BELFAST  30/06/2015
Blue Sky at the Odyssey  on tuesday as the sunshine expected across Northern Ireland ahead of the tall ships coming to Belfast.
Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/06/2015 Blue Sky at the Odyssey on tuesday as the sunshine expected across Northern Ireland ahead of the tall ships coming to Belfast. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015 - 

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

The BBC's Hugo Duncan preforms at the event. 

 Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. The BBC's Hugo Duncan preforms at the event. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015 - 

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

 Presenter Ryan Hand helps officially launch the event. 

 Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Presenter Ryan Hand helps officially launch the event. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015 - 

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Lord Mayor of Belfast Arder Carson helps officially launch the event.

 Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Lord Mayor of Belfast Arder Carson helps officially launch the event. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph with (L-R) Davy and Liz Laurence with Rachael and Jonathan Lawrence from Magherafelt at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph with (L-R) Davy and Liz Laurence with Rachael and Jonathan Lawrence from Magherafelt at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015 - 

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

People enjoy the festival beside the Odyssey.

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. People enjoy the festival beside the Odyssey. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015 - 

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

People enjoy the festival beside the Odyssey.

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. People enjoy the festival beside the Odyssey. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015 - 

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

People enjoy the festival beside the Odyssey.

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. People enjoy the festival beside the Odyssey. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015 - 

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

People enjoy the festival beside the Odyssey.

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. People enjoy the festival beside the Odyssey. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015 - 

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

People enjoy the festival beside the Odyssey.

Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. People enjoy the festival beside the Odyssey. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 2nd July  2015 - 

Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.

Sailors from the Royal Netherlands Navy scrub the decks onboard the sailing ship Urania.


 Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 2nd July 2015 - Belfast Harbour hosts the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Sailors from the Royal Netherlands Navy scrub the decks onboard the sailing ship Urania. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Judith Gilchrist Templeton Robinson,Mark Reilly Belfast Telegraph, Emma Brennan Templeton Robinson andTommy Nolan Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Judith Gilchrist Templeton Robinson,Mark Reilly Belfast Telegraph, Emma Brennan Templeton Robinson andTommy Nolan Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Stacey Fletcher and Ciara Crawford both from Simon Bryan Residential

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Stacey Fletcher and Ciara Crawford both from Simon Bryan Residential

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Mark Reilly Belfast Telegraph, Ciara Crawford Simon Bryan Residential, Tommy Nolana Belfast Telegraph and Stacey Fletcher Simon Bryan Residential

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Mark Reilly Belfast Telegraph, Ciara Crawford Simon Bryan Residential, Tommy Nolana Belfast Telegraph and Stacey Fletcher Simon Bryan Residential

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Jackie Reid and Jackeline Hithcen Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Jackie Reid and Jackeline Hithcen Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R)  Jamie Harris and Mark Mc Allister, Harvey Norman and  Janet Blades

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Jamie Harris and Mark Mc Allister, Harvey Norman and Janet Blades

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Clare Irvine SERE, Anna Gibson BRG Gibson Auctions  and Victoria Lyle

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Clare Irvine SERE, Anna Gibson BRG Gibson Auctions and Victoria Lyle

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Joanne McKendry ICAN and Sarah Little Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Joanne McKendry ICAN and Sarah Little Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Jacinta Parkill, Morrow Communications, David Mackey RLA Group and Siobhan Lavery ICAN

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Jacinta Parkill, Morrow Communications, David Mackey RLA Group and Siobhan Lavery ICAN

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Julie McCartney RLA,  Kieran McNicholl  ASG and Joanne McKendry ICAN

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Julie McCartney RLA, Kieran McNicholl ASG and Joanne McKendry ICAN

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Julie Hastings, Hastings Hotels, Karen MCGarvey,  Sarah Little, Belfast Telegraph,  and Joanne McNeill Nc Neill Communications.

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Julie Hastings, Hastings Hotels, Karen MCGarvey, Sarah Little, Belfast Telegraph, and Joanne McNeill Nc Neill Communications.

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Jacinta Parkill Morrow Communications,  Michell Chambers  and Lucy Dougan Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Jacinta Parkill Morrow Communications, Michell Chambers and Lucy Dougan Belfast Telegraph

Eamon and Pauline Havlin with their children Ethan and Cohan from Belfast at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Eamon and Pauline Havlin with their children Ethan and Cohan from Belfast at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race. Pic: Declan Roughan/Press Eye.

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R)  Mark Mc Allister Sales Manager Harvey, Norman and Kevin Toland Glenhill Merchants

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Mark Mc Allister Sales Manager Harvey, Norman and Kevin Toland Glenhill Merchants

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015
Presseye Declan Roughan

(L-R) Mark Reilly Belfast Telegraph, Tommy Nolan Belfast Telegraph, Nicholas Gibson BRG Gibson Auctions

Belfast Telegraph - De Gallanat tall Ship - 2nd July 2015 Presseye Declan Roughan (L-R) Mark Reilly Belfast Telegraph, Tommy Nolan Belfast Telegraph, Nicholas Gibson BRG Gibson Auctions

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Stephen Hamilton  / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Stephen Hamilton  / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Stephen Hamilton  / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Stephen Hamilton  / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Stephen Hamilton  / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Stephen Hamilton  / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Stephen Hamilton  / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Stephen Hamilton  / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Stephen Hamilton  / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - 
General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - General views at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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Press Eye - Belfast -  Northern Ireland - 30th June 2015 - 
Crew members on board the tall ship Cisne Branco stand for a minutes silence one week on from the massacre in Tunisia to remember those who died in the attack.

The sailors were pictured at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International.

Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th June 2015 - Crew members on board the tall ship Cisne Branco stand for a minutes silence one week on from the massacre in Tunisia to remember those who died in the attack. The sailors were pictured at Belfast Harbour for the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
(L-R) Suzanna and Zsolt with their children Aran and Sophie Bodor from Hungary at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - (L-R) Suzanna and Zsolt with their children Aran and Sophie Bodor from Hungary at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
With Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph are (L-R) Davy and Liz Laurence with Rachael and Jonathan Lawrence from Magherafelt at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - With Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph are (L-R) Davy and Liz Laurence with Rachael and Jonathan Lawrence from Magherafelt at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
With Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph are (L-R)  (L-R) Matthew and Amy Smyth from Dundonald at at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - With Lee Taylor and Riona O' Kane of the Belfast Telegraph are (L-R) (L-R) Matthew and Amy Smyth from Dundonald at at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
Eamon and Pauline Havlin with their children Ethan and Cohan from Belfast at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - Eamon and Pauline Havlin with their children Ethan and Cohan from Belfast at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
Eddie and Allison Chesnut with Grace, Dan and Ben from Ballymena at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - Eddie and Allison Chesnut with Grace, Dan and Ben from Ballymena at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
Ciara and Mickey Donelly with their children Blanid and Dearbhla from Ahnacloy at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - Ciara and Mickey Donelly with their children Blanid and Dearbhla from Ahnacloy at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -Amelia Wojcik from Poland at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -Amelia Wojcik from Poland at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 -
Hugh and Ruth Dillon with Haydn and Nicholas Dillon at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl.
Picture by  Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 3rd July 2015 - Hugh and Ruth Dillon with Haydn and Nicholas Dillon at Belfast Harbour during the 2015 Belfast Tall Ships Race organised by Sail Training International and welcomed by Lidl. Picture by Declan Roughan / Press Eye.

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Tall ships on their way to the North Coast for the start of the Race to Norway. PICTURE STEVEN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

The site opening time for the Tall Ships this Friday will be delayed by 15 minutes to allow visiting crews to mark the one minute silence being observed in memory of those killed in Sousse, Tunisia.

Although the second day of festivities at the Belfast Maritime Festival was scheduled to start at 12 noon, organisers have made the change to allow crews on board the visiting ships – and the public - to pay their respects.

At 12.15pm the site will be open for a full programme of fun packed activities through to 9pm. 

Opening hours on Saturday are 10am to 10.30pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. 

The festival begins at 12 noon on Thursday with ships already arriving in to the various city centre docks dotted around the River Lagan.

More than 50 ships will anchor at Belfast Harbour from 2 to 5 July - a few have already berthed.

After a friendly Northern Irish welcome, the fleet will launch from Portrush to race north past the Outer Herbrides and Shetland Islands and across to Aalesund in Norway.

From there the fleet will enjoy a magical cruise through the Norwegian fjords to Kristiansand, before the final race down to Aalborg in Denmark.

Organisers claim that as many as 750,000 people will visit the Belfast festival with a further 500,000 lining the shores along the lough from Belfast to Whitehead as the huge flotilla of ships leaves on Sunday, July 5.

The Belfast Telegraph is the exclusive publisher of the official souvenir programme. It sells at £6 plus p&p and is available to order here.