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The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta

The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta is a thrilling gathering of around 35 magnificent Tall Ships at Greenwich and Woolwich from 13 to 16 April 2017.

Get Tickets!

You can buy tickets for Tall Ships cruises online at the Time Out London shop. There are daytime cruises and evening cruises with fireworks.

What is theRendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017?

The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta is an amazing fleet of Tall Ships moored at Greenwich and Woolwich over the Easter weekend 13 to 16 April 2017.




Where Can I See the Tall Ships?

Tall Ships at Greenwich will be moored near Cutty Sark. In Woolwich, ships will be moored at the Royal Arsenal. You can travel easily between Greenwich and Woolwich by bus or boat.

What's Going On?

Lots of exciting stuff! There will be Festival villages  in Greenwich and Woolwich with maritime entertainment, live music, fireworks and food from Thursday 13 April to Sunday 16 April.

Pick Up a Tall Ships Guide

Pick up a Tall Ships guide from the festival villages and the Information Desk in the Visitor Centre at the Old Royal Naval College.

Will There BeFireworks?

Yes! There’s a free firework display at 9.45pm on Saturday 15 April in Woolwich. Make sure you wear warm clothes and get there early!

What Else Can I Do in Greenwich?

Greenwich is amazing! It’s where to find the Meridian Line, Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, the Old Royal Naval College, Emirates Air Line cable car, The O2 and plenty more.

What ships will be there?

There will be a variety of Tall Ships at the Regatta ranging from 40m+ Class A square-riggers and Class B traditionally rigged vessels less than 40m long, to Class C modern rigged ships and a select few Class D shorter length modern riggers.

Shops, Pubs and Restaurants

There are lots of great places to eat in Greenwich and Woolwich including lots and lots of street food from all over the world. Each festival village will also have plenty of delicious food available for for fabulous feasting al fresco fashion!

Getting to Greenwich and Woolwich

Travelling to Greenwich and Woolwich is easy by Docklands Light Railway, boat or bus.

Where to Stay

There are plenty of places to stay including five star luxury at InterContinental London – The O2, boutique glamour at the DoubleTree by Hilton London – Greenwich and reliable comfort and service at Novotel London Greenwich. Have a look at our Accommodation page for all the details.

Get Involved

We can help with all the information press or media will need,  or if you’re a business who’d like to get involved. We can also tell you how to apply for the sail trainee programme.

What's Onfor Kids?

There will be lots for kids to see and do in both Festival villages, including pirates, acrobatic Jack Tars, giant puppets, musicians and all sorts of other fun. And there’s even more to do in the parks and museums not far away from the river.

Bringing a Group?

  Groups are welcome at the Tall Ships Regatta! Find out about group deals and coach parking here.