Stavros S Niarchos visit

Stavros S Niarchos visit
Saturday, July 4, 2015

The impressive sailing ship Stavros S Niarchos is in Sunderland giving a chance to get a sneak preview of what’s in store when the Tall Ships Race 2018 visits the city.

Stavros, a two masted brig, is the largest vessel of its kind to have been built in Britain in the last century. She is moored at Corporation Quay and will be open to the public on Saturday 4 July from Noon to 5pm.

Admission is free but donations to the Tall Ships Youth Trust are welcomed.

Access to Stavros S Niarchos is via the Low Street entrance, close to the Fish Quay. Please note that there is no onsite parking and only limited on street parking in the area. Walking routes will be signposted.

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Did you know?

Perhaps Sunderland's most prominent landmark is Penshaw Monument. It was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Penshaw was modelled on Theseion, the Temple of Thesus in Athens.

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