The captain of Bulgarian ship the Royal Helena has signed up for next year's Tall Ships Race 2018 which starts at the Port of Sunderland.Read the full story ›
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HMS Pickle, a recreation of the vessel that delivered news of the victory by the British Fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, has made its first ever trip north of the Humber to Hartlepool.
It will be in dock for a week.
The Royal Border Bridge in Berwick is being lit up in the colours of the Northumberland flag tonight.
Red and gold lights will beam from the bridge, over the River tweed, to mark one week to go until the Tall Ships Regatta in Blyth.
A new training scheme will train taxi drivers to take visitors on customised tours of the county, ahead of the Blyth Tall Ships Regatta.Read the full story ›
The charity Blyth Tall Ship has received lottery grant of £777,200 to buy and restore a 100 year old wooden tall ship.Read the full story ›
A sailor who takes young people from across the north of England on a sailing experience has won an international award.
Grace Metcalfe from Garsdale, Cumbria is the skipper of The James Cook.
It is her commitment to helping those young people that has won her the award.
She is the skipper of the James Cook - a Tyneside build boat and was named the "Young Sail Trainer of the Year" by organisers of the Tall ships race.
A young sailor from Cumbria has become only the second ever Brit to be given the "Young Sail Trainer of the Year" award - an international award given to her for her dedication to training young people.
Grace Metcalfe from Garston is the skipper of the James Cook- a Tyneside build boat - and was named the "Young Sail Trainer of the Year" by organisers of the Tall ships race.
Despite not having been to sea before the age of seventeen, Grace is now an inspirational role model for young people around the world through her work as a skipper on the James Cook vessel.
Hartlepool has won a prestigious award for it's Tall Ships Races in 2010.
The four-day weekend, which attracted an estimated 900,000 people, was named as the Best Event of the Year at the Visit England Awards for Excellence last night.
The Tall Ships Race happens every summer in European waters.
The Tall Ships races in Hartlepool have been nominated for a national tourism award. Nearly one million people visited the town over the weekend of the race in 2010. The event has been nominated for "Best Event of the Year" in the Visit England Awards.