Tallships at Funchal

by Rui Sousa October. 02, 2008 4288 views

These days, the tallships that participated in the Funchal 500 Tallships Regatta 2008 were open to public, so…had to take the moment, it's not everyday you get to see these….
A view from the marina, with russian Sedov really standing out…

Sedov again and some others…
Sedov is the worlds biggest tallship…

Creoula represented our nation at the race.

I can't help getting fascinated with all those cables and wires….
In front, the back of Ventura cruise ship. Quite a (big) beauty…

TV… RTP-M ??

Russian sailors looked quite young…and bored…

Big mess of cables and wires….Yeah, like I said…fascinating…which is which??

bow statue for the Mexican ship…quite a beauty, this ship!

Schools were also visiting the ships…great school day for the kids….

The russian MIR

Don't they put tags on those ropes??

“Driving” the MIR

Some regional “fuel” for the crew…

Hum…Oman navy crew members….is that on his head part of the uniform?…

…Yeap, I guess it is… :))

The entry for the Oman navy ship…
It was rather small. While inside, started feeling something like the beggining of sea sick…
You're right…I'm quite a sailor…

Interesting door…

Another Ship….
Can you read it? That's right, its…


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Jan Eljapa 12 years, 1 month ago

those ships are very impressive and beautiful, reminds me to the "Sail"event in Amsterdam we have once in the 5 years...
9 would be nice to play with (fake) hdr

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Primavera Delima 12 years, 1 month ago

Excelente qualidade!Adorei o colorido :)

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Marco Stefano Vitiello 12 years, 1 month ago


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Tomie Poodle 12 years, 1 month ago

great set here!! wonderful reporting with many fantastic shots!!

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Rui Alves - Madeira Spotters 12 years, 1 month ago

#2 and #4 are my favourites!
Once again, very nice post!!
On the first one, the framing is simply perfect :)

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Jennye 12 years, 1 month ago

wow!!! these are all fantastic shots!! :))

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Jorge Abreu 12 years, 1 month ago

Beer Sá! eh eh eh

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