The fifth edition of The Tall Ships Races started Saturday and drew 100,000 visitors in Antwerp. The city hopes to attract one million visitors until Tuesday, July 13, closing day of the event. The Tall Ships Races 2010 in Antwerp can accommodate 72 boats at sea, including 22 Class A which includes the larger boats. The Tall Ships Races are annual regattas for small and tall ships organized in European port cities.
Official Web Sites:
- Antwerp: http://www.tallshipsrace2010.be/en
- Sail Training International: http://www.sailtraininginternational.org/