28-31 August 2014


STI_100px The race is organised by Sail Training International who are a registered charity, whose purpose is the development and education of young people through Sail Training experience.

Official Partners

Official Partners have contractual obligations for the event and make substantial financial and/or in-kind and personnel contributions.

CDCL CDC is the arms-length economic development arm of Cornwall Council and provides bespoke, business facing services which help deliver the economic vision and strategy for Cornwall.
 vc Visit Cornwall, a service of the Cornwall Development Company [CDC], is the Lead Partner for the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta 2014, with overall responsibility for the successful delivery of this major event for Cornwall, on behalf of Cornwall Council.
cc Cornwall Council is one of the largest unitary authorities in the country, delivering a wide range of services to a population of around 540,000 people. Cornwall has a proud maritime tradition which is evidenced today by picturesque harbours, an active fishing fleet, world class boat building and a leading position in marine renewables development. Cornwall Council are delighted to be one of the key partners in supporting the 2014 Tall Ships Regatta which will bring significant economic and social benefits to Cornwall.
ftc Falmouth Town Council democratically represents the community of Falmouth as the first tier of local government. Falmouth Town Council works with community partners to deliver year round events via the Town Management team, effective local services and ensuring that the community is protected as well as actively lobbying on local issues for our residents.
ap A&P Falmouth is always delighted to welcome the Tall Ships to Falmouth. Ship building and repair have been conducted on the site since 1860. Today we are the site of ship repair and port operations activity that supports more than 300 jobs and is a major player in Cornwall’s marine economy. It is always a fantastic honour to welcome the Tall Ships as a reminder of the ships of the past that still give such enjoyment to those that come to view them and sail on them today. By staging this event we hope the local community will identify with their docks and realise how important the business we conduct here is to the town and the County.
ftsa Falmouth Tall Ships Association started some 16 years ago to raise funds firstly to bring tall ships to our port and secondly to encourage over 16’s to experience the sometimes life changing experience of going to sea in large square rigged vessels. The Falmouth Tall Ships Association have been involved in the last three races and helped put some 70 plus young people to sea.
fhc Falmouth Harbour Commissioners [FHC] are delighted to welcome the Tall Ships fleet back to Falmouth. As a statutory harbour authority with responsibility for the safe management of a large part of the Estuary and Bay, FHC will have a role in planning the safety management for the event and particularly the parade of sail. Falmouth Bay is the perfect amphitheatre for the Parade and it promises to be another fantastic spectacle.
Port-pendennis-Logo Port Pendennis Marina was extended in 1998 to provide dockage for larger yachts and proved invaluable as a host for vessels during the 1998 and 2008 Tall Ships events. Since then the marina has become a favourite port of call for superyachts as well as the many cruising yachts visiting the West country. The smaller vessels will be berthed at the Marina for the Tall Ships Regatta.
cmn Cornwall Marine Network is a membership owned not-for-profit organisation. It was created in 2002 with the aims of improving growth and prosperity of the Cornish marine sector, maintaining and increasing marine job opportunities, improving the skills of the workforce, attracting young people into the sector and to encourage networking. CMN is co-ordinating the recruitment of trainees to take part in the race for the 2014 Regatta and is researching funding and sponsorship opportunities to support the cost of passages.
mmc The multi-award winning National Maritime Museum Cornwall has 15 galleries, over five floors, beautifully illustrating the past, present and future of our island nation. The Museum’s excellent corporate facilities will host journalists from across the globe in the Media Centre during the Tall Ships Regatta.
vlc Volunteer Cornwall [VC] is a Cornish Charity which develops individuals and communities through voluntary action.
VC are delighted to be the volunteer recruitment partner and supporting people with this fantastic opportunity to get involved in this unique event.
fal The Falmouth Business Improvement District (BID) is a not-for-profit company responsible for delivering a number of innovative projects that aim to improve the trading environment of Falmouth. It is business-led, with over 400 businesses being part. Numerous initiatives have been delivered for the benefit of businesses and the area including destination marketing and new events and festivals. The BID will be encouraging businesses in Falmouth to optimise the fantastic opportunities offered by the Tall Ships Regatta.


Event Partners

Event Partners are responsible for the delivery of specific aspects of the event and make financial, and/or in-kind and/or personnel contributions.




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