The sail training vessel “Stavros S Niarchos” passes the sand dredger Welsh Piper off Penarth 

The square rigged sail training ship  “Stavros S Niarchos” – bound for Cardiff –  and the sand dredger Welsh Piper saluted each other as they passed on passage off Penarth late yesterday.

The brig-rigged tall ship Stavros S Niarchos was o making one of her twice-yearly regular calls at Cardiff  .

The sailing ship Starvos S Niarchos is open to the public free of charge at Britannia Quay (off Mermaid Quay in Cardiff Bay)  – on Sunday from 11:00 am

The two-masted ship is  operated by a the Tall Ships Youth Trust and caters for all ages – including mature people who want to experience a voyage under sail and   provides young people with the opportunity to undertake “character-building”  voyages under sail.

She also provides holidays afloat for a more mature clientele.  The ship is 195 feet long and has a crew of complement of 67 on board 48 of whom are trainees or guests.

The ship will be open to the public at Britannia Quay in Cardiff Docks ( you can get there from Cardiff Bay Mermaid Quay)  on  Sunday May 21st from 11:00-16:00 . Entry is free.

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