Tall Ship Races final in Poland
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Szczecin, in north-western Poland, will host the Tall Ship Races regatta final on August 5-8.
Photo: PAP/Marcin Bielecki
The first contestants of the regatta arrived in Szczecin on Friday.
As many as 70 ships from 18 countries will arrive in the Polish seaport, including Estonia's "ST IV", Sweden's "Tre Kronor Af Stockholm", Finland's "Helena", Britain's "Challenge Wales" and Poland's "Dar Młodzieży".
International crews departed on June 30 from Halmstad, Sweden, sailed through the Finnish ports of Turku and Kotka, then Lithuania's Klaipeda to arrive in Szczecin, after sailing for over 1,200 nautical miles.
The official opening of the finals is planned for 7.30 pm on Saturday. (mol/pk)