An update from Boston
Race 4 of the Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta is due to start today - Thursday 22 June.
The Captains of the 23 participating vessels, representing 12 different nations, have been briefed and are now preparing their crews. The race will begin at 22:00 UTC east of Rockport, Massachusetts and finishes, after 400 nautical miles of racing, in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
The forecast is for favourable winds from the south west which are expected to build over the coming days, from 10 knots to 20-25 knots. Please follow Jolie Brise and the tall ships fleet as they race to Prince Edward Island using this fleet tracker - http://yb.tl/rdv2017