Stavros S Niarchos
The Stavros S. Niarchos is the first new tall ship built in Britain for
over twelve years and at 59m is the maximum size for a brig, the
smallest of the square rigged ships. It is operated by the Sail Traning Association and provides exerience for young people on it's many trips. The ship is named after the Greek businessman and sailor.
Seen here leaving the River Mersey passing the New Brighton Lighthouse
at the start of the Tall Ships 08 Race. Aboard are 46 young volounteers learning the ropes during the trip.
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The Grey Funnel ...
Parade of Sail