Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta @ RB Greenwich

Once again the River Thames in London will play host to a gathering of tall ships as part of the combined Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta / Sail Royal Greenwich event taking place over the Easter weekend in April 2017.

The Rendez-Vous 2017 regatta is to celebrating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Canadian Confederation and is being marked by a number of tall ships travelling 7,000 nautical miles across the Atlantic with port calls in seven different countries and taking part in five races.

Also attending the event will be the Sea Cadets as one of the chosen charity partners and they will bring the TS Royalist to the Thames again.

The following tables show the expected attendees and will be updated as details are confirmed. As always with such things participation subject to change and until it has arrived on the Thames – it hasn’t! 

It is expected that up to 20 ships will be moored at Woolwich and there will be a firework display on the evening of 15th April. Other vessels will be moored at Greenwich where firework displays will take place on each of the other evenings during the event.

Rendez-Vous 2017 vessels

Blue Clipper (3) @ Gallions Reach 12-04-17Blue Clipper

Christian Radich (2) @ Gallions Reach 10-04-17Christian Radich

FS Étoile (A 649) (4) @ Gallions Reach 12-04-17Étoile Hosanna (3) @ Gallions Reach 12-04-17Hosanna
Jolie Brise @ Woolwich 13-04-17Jolie Brise

Peter von Danzig (3) @ Gallions Reach 09-04-17Peter von Danzig

Rona II (2) @ Gallions Reach 12-04-17Rona II Santa Maria Manuela (1) @ Gallions Reach 26-08-15Santa Maria Manuela
Vera Cruz (2) @ Gallions Reach 10-04-17Vera Cruz Wylde Swan (3) @ Gallions Reach 31-08-15Wylde Swan
Other RV2017 ships (non race participants) 
Aphrodite (1) @ Gallions Reach 11-04-17Aphrodite Artemis (1) @ Gallions Reach 10-04-17Artemis Earl of Pembroke (8) @ Gallions Reach 15-07-16 Earl of Pembroke

Gallant (1) @ River Thames 09-09-14Gallant

Hendrika Bartelds (7) @ Gallions Reach 10-04-17 Hendrika Bartelds

Iris @ Gallions Reach 25-07-12Iris

J.R. Tolkien (7) @ Gallions Reach 06-09-14JR Tolkien

Jantje (6) @ River Thames 09-09-14Jantje
Leila (1) @ Gallions Reach 12-04-17Leila

Loth Lorien @ Gallions Reach 25-07-12Loth Lorien

Morgenster (13) @ Thames Barrier 07-09-14Morgenster

Nao Victoria (4) @ Gallions Reach 12-04-17Nao Victoria Pedro Doncker (1) @ Gallions Reach 12-04-17Pedro Doncker TS Royalist (9) @ Gallions Reach 26-05-15 Royalist

Thalassa (4) @ River Thames 09-09-14Thalassa

Thor Heyerdahl (2) @ Gallions Reach 13-04-17 Thor Heyerdahl Zephyr @ Gallions Reach 25-07-12Zephyr

Some of the ships are regular visitors to the river Thames as part of the annual Sail Greenwich event and various vessels will be undertaking pleasure trips along the river during their stay.

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