Tall Ships Races 2017, by Turun kaupunki - Åbo stad - City of Turku
The Tall Ships Races 2017 route
Halmstad (Sweden), 30 June – 3 July (Race I)
Kotka (Finland), 13–16 July (Cruise-in-Company)
Turku (Finland) 20–23 July (Race II)
Klaipeda (Lithuania), 29 July – 1 August (Race III)
Szczecin (Poland), 5–8 August
In 2017, the Tall Ships Races will begin in Halmstad, Sweden, from where the ships will sail to Kotka, Finland. From there, the voyage will continue to Turku, Finland, after which the ships will sail onwards to Klaipeda, Lithuania, and finally to Szczecin, Poland, which serves as the final port of the race. The sailing leg between Kotka and Turku is a transition leg (Cruise-in-Company), which is not a competitive event.