The Tall Ships Races - Shetland, Lerwick
All Day, Thursday, 21 July 2011
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Where: Lerwick Port, Lerwick, Shetland
Renowned for its exquisite scenery, warm hospitality, lively music and fascinating maritime heritage, Lerwick is set to welcome competitors for The Tall Ships Races from the 21st to the 24th of July 2011. With more than 100 island in the Shetland archipelago, visitors are assured of stunning vistas incorporating dramatic sea-cliffs, breath-taking caves, awe-inspiring natural arches, rugged sandy beaches, plenty of wildlife and more.
Included in the festivities will be the Cruise in Company event - a non-competitive leg of the race which focuses on friendship and adventure. The route for 2011 will be between Greenock and Lerwick over a period of nine days, during which time participants will have the opportunity to enjoy true Scots hospitality at a variety of stop-overs. So make a holiday of it and plan to be part of The Tall Ships Races 2011. Visit the Tall Ships Races 2011 Website for more information.