28-31 August 2014


Duet is a wooden gaff rigged yawl. She was built on the River Itchen, Southampton. Launched in 1912, the Duet was once owned by the famous explorer Augustine Courtauld. To celebrate her 100th birthday this ship went on a round-the-world voyage in 7 legs. She is a keen competitor in Tall Ships’ Races, and has been in the past both class and overall winner.


Country of Registration UK
Class B
Year built 1912
Rig Gaff Yawl
Length 18.9m

Regatta News

Tall Ships deliver a multi-million pound economic boost

The Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014 provided an economic boost to the tune of £20.9 million in associated spend, with £10.5 million directly attributable to the event, says impact report. Over four days from 28 to 31 August the applauded event which is a finalist in the Large Event of the Year category in the […]

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Praise Rolls in as the Tall Ships Sail Out

Economic impact of over £15 million expected as Cornwall counts the benefits of the fifth Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta Following the largest flotilla in living memory in Falmouth Bay, the 2014 Tall Ships Regatta has come to a close and organisers are evaluating the effects of the spectacular event for the Cornish economy whilst feedback […]

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