New dates for the Tall Ships Races 2020 - postponed to 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic The Tall Ships Races 2020 have been postponed by the organiser - Sail Training International.


Instead of 2020, the Races will take place in August and September 2021 under a new name: The Tall Ships Races Magellan-Elcano 500 Series 2021 (after the Baltic event, which is still scheduled for July and August 2021). The fleet will sail from Dunkirk (France) across the Bay of Biscay to A Coruna (Spain), then on to Lisbon (Portugal) before finally finishing in Cadiz (Spain).



The dates of the Baltic Tall Ships Races host port events are:

Klaipeda, Lithuania: 27-30 June 2021

Turku, Finland: 5-8 July 2021

Tallinn, Estonia: 15-18 July 2021

Mariehamn, Åland: 22-25 July 2021

Szczecin, Poland: 31 July – 3 Aug 2021



The dates of The Tall Ships Races Magellan-Elcano 500 Series 2021 are:

Dunkirk: 12-15 August 2021

A Coruna: 26-29 August 2021

Lisbon: 2-5 September 2021

Cadiz: 9-12 September 2021





To learn more about the Tall Ships Races 2021, including the currently available journeys - click here.


SAIL Amsterdam:

The 10th SAIL Amsterdam event has been cancelled. The next one will take place on 20-24 August 2025. Come back soon for more information.

Current maps of the 2021 Sail Training International events: