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Tall Ships on Sydney Harbour

This week celebrates the 100th anniversary of the RAN.

Today a fleet of tall ships enters the harbour and me, I've taken the day off work to stay home and watch 'em.

Sadly the weather is rubbish but pics hopefully to follow.


Tall Ships Program | International Fleet Review 2013

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Re: Tall Ships on Sydney Harbour

Hells bells, I was there on their 75th aniversary. time flies...

Not it doesnt, I've had a huge life
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Re: Tall Ships on Sydney Harbour

Where is Captain Kirk and his Transportation Deck when I need him?

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Video- Tall Ships on Sydney Harbour

More interesting than my crappy photos.



and a very nice selection of pics ....

Tall ships enter Sydney Harbour
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Re: Tall Ships on Sydney Harbour

Good stuff, TD!

If you get a chance to look over Europa, say hello to Captain Klaas for me.
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Good stuff, TD!

If you get a chance to look over Europa, say hello to Captain Klaas for me.
Way too many people for my liking C. I'll content myslef with watching them glide by. You should send a text to the Bentone ... I believe he is doing the tour.
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Re: Tall Ships on Sydney Harbour

Always seems to be missing something when this fleet show up, whitecaps abound, with all sails furled
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Re: Tall Ships on Sydney Harbour

Fast ..... wind was blowing from the south west. They'd never have made it through the heads under sail. Sad I know, but there you have it.

Otoh .... this pic does not indicate SouWesterly ..... I'm confused.

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Re: Tall Ships on Sydney Harbour

TD, that pic shows only the small ones.

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Always seems to be missing something when this fleet show up, whitecaps abound, with all sails furled
Given completely different water-line lengths, the need to maintain steerage-way, maintain some semblance of formation and a rather congested harbour, personally I'm not surprised they'd come in under motor, sails furled. Safety first.

They had people standing on the yards when they came in to Adelaide.. but that was in nicer weather. It's a great view from up there, but you're not exactly standing on a flat (or even) surface nor is there a whole lot to hang on to.. and it's a long way down!
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