Tall Ships Festival ends with stunning Parade of Sail

The five day Tall Ships Festival has drawn to a close with a beautiful parade of sail. On a gloriously warm day, the fifty ships that have been in London for the Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival mustered up towards Limehouse before being led down river by Polish sail training ship Dar Mlodziezy.

Crowds packed along the riverside to see the parade of barques, brigatines, schooners, sloops, cutters and ketches snake around the bends of the river. Here is a selection of photographs taken over the past few days in Greenwich.

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There’s more thoughts and reaction to the event over on 853 and there’s a forum thread elsewhere on greenwich.co.uk asking what people made of it all.

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