Entries by Øyvind Berekvam

Follow the ships on their voyage!

The Parade of Sails out to Byfjorden starts from the harbour (Vågen) Sunday at 12:00 and will be past Tungenes Lighthouse by 16:00. Randaberg and Rennesøy Municipalities have made good arrangements for the public on both sides of the fjord. Check the Municipality websites for details. The regatta starts west of Kvitsøy between 19:00-20:00 on […]

Watch the ships sail out from Tungenes

  If you want a prime location to watch the ships sailing out of Stavanger, Tungenes Lighthouse is the perfect place to be on Sunday 29th July. Pack a picnic and see the ships close up in their element as they sail past. The Jærmusset (Jær Museum) and Randaberg Municipality will be organising: Outdoor Café, selling […]

Tall Ships – Concert on the main stage is cancelled

The Kvelertak concert on the main stage on Saturday night has had to be cancelled due to strong winds.   The band, General Forsamling and Kvelertak are due to go on the main stage at 21:00 and 22:00 outside the Stavanger Concert Hall. Both concerts have been cancelled. “The decision to cancel tonights concert has been […]

Awards for the Tall Ships Races Stavanger

The awards for the Tall Ships Races 2018 Prize Giving Ceremony in Stavanger: Environment Award: Santa Maria Manuela (Portugal) Football Tournament (Overall Winner): Grossherzogin Elisabeth (Germany) Football Tournament (Hardest Working Team): Sedov (Russia) Tug of War Winner: Mir (Russia) Shanty Lecture – Best Ship Presence: Georg Stage (Denmark) Best Effort in Sporting Events: Kruzensthern (Russia) Best in […]

WARNING! Drink LOTS of water!

As usual, the sun is always shining for The Tall Ships Races. On Friday, however, it may become so hot that an official warning is required: 35 degrees Celsius have been reported. Remember to drink lots of water! “Make sure that you drink enough water throughout the day, take some breaks in the shade and […]

Welcome to Stavanger!

Finally, the waiting is over! The harbour of Stavanger is decorated ready for a party and filled with amazing ships, lots of activities, stalls selling all sorts, exhibitors, and last but not least, a full Cultural Program. From 26th – 29th July Stavanger will welcome 65 ships from 17 different countries which will moor up […]

The biggest ever quayside dance in Stavanger!

Join the quayside dance!  On the second day of the Ships Festival we will be arranging the largest quayside dance ever seen in Stavanger. A Children´s Disco will kick off the event with music from House of Dance between 13.00 & 15.00, followed by a long list of artists. “Stavanger has a long and rich […]

Fun for kids in Børevigå and Torgavågen

With 1.5 kilometres of rigging along the festival area, we have something for everyone. For children, there will be lots of fun in Børevigå and Torgavågen. From Børevigå to Sandvigå: The quaysides will become two quieter areas where you can relax, sit down and eat an ice cream while the kids play. “There will be […]

Join the ships on-board!

Most of the large ships will be open for visits on Thursday, Friday and Saturday during the Festival. Thousands of Stavanger residents and visitors are looking forward to hosting the Tall Ships Races again from 26 – 29 July. The harbour will be full of ships, history, culture and many are delighted and proud to […]