Entries by Knud Helge Robberstad

50 ships have registered!

A milestone was reached in February: 50 ships have signed up for this year’s ship festival in Stavanger. Registrations have been flooding in from ships from all over the world to come to Stavanger this summer. You can follow the overview of registered ships and read more about them on this page. At the time […]

Lyse joins as sponsor

Lyse has joined The Tall Ships Races 2018 Stavanger as Project Sponsor. “We look forward to becoming part of this magnificent event”, says Ove Jølbo, Executive Vice President of Lyse. From 26 – 29 July 2018, Stavanger will again host The Tall Ships Races, and now one of the region’s most important companies has signed […]

Eleven tall ships already registered

Eleven tall ships have so far officially signed up for The Tall Ships Races 2018 in Stavanger. Project Manager Knud Helge Robberstad is pleased with the response from the ships so far. “It is good to see that both regulars and new ships are signing up early for next year’s race series. 71 vessels visited us […]

This year’s regatta is under way

Over 50 tall ships are now underway in the first regatta of this year’s summer Tall Ships Races. The start signal was given south of Trelleborg, on the Swedish south coast, on Tuesday afternoon, 4 July. The ships have nine days to sail the stages 485 nautical miles (close to 900 kilometres) to the finish […]

SR-Bank joins for the fourth time

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank is again a main sponsor of The Tall Ships Races 2018 Stavanger. This is the fourth time that the bank has supported the Tall Ships Races event. SR-Bank was also main sponsor of the events in 1997, 2004 and 2011. “We have a deep affiliation and long history with the Stavanger region. […]

Smedvig on board

Smedvig AS has entered into a cooperation agreement with The Tall Ships Races 2018 Stavanger. “We are pleased that The Tall Ships Races are returning to Stavanger. With our long historical ties to Stavanger and the city’s development, it is great to be able to be a part of this project, “says Odd Torland, CEO […]

Sørlandet coming to Stavanger

Sørlandet is the first Norwegian ship to register for The Tall Ships Races in 2018 Sørlandet has registered for the entire Tall Ships regatta series for 2018, which, in addition to Stavanger, has Sunderland (England), Esbjerg (Denmark) and Harlingen (The Netherlands) as host ports. Many young People The Director of Stiftelsen Fullriggeren, Per Filip Sommerstedt, […]

Teaming up for the tall ships

The Port of Stavanger and Stavanger Municipality team up for The Tall Ships Races. The Port of Stavanger (Stavangerregionen Havn IKS) is collaborating with Stavanger Municipality in arranging The Tall Ships Races 2018 Stavanger. The agreement, which was recently signed, makes the port company a co-organiser of the event. They will participate in the planning and implementation […]

Gosh Respond to provide clothing

The Tall Ships Races 2018 Stavanger has entered into an agreement with Gosh Respond to provide clothing and other profiling materials for the project. The agreement also means that Gosh Respond will develop a separate license collection for The Tall Ships Races. This collection will be available to the public and collaborators as soon as […]