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Visit to the STS Sedov

Friday, 22 Feb 2013
12.30 - 1.30 pm
Ocean Terminal, Tsim Sha Tsui

The Royal Geographical Society is delighted to invite members to a private tour of the STS Sedov, one of the world's most famous 'Tall Ships' and the world's largest traditional sailing ship.

The STS Sedov is a 4-masted steel barque, that for some 90 years has been the largest traditional sailing ship in operation.  Originally built as a German cargo ship, the Sedov is today a Russian sail training vessel, training cadets from the universities of Murmansk, Saint Petersburg and Arkhangelsk. 

STS Sedov has sailed to almost every maritime county in the world, including to Argentina, South Africa, Australia, the Seychelles, in addition to Europe and North America.  The STS Sedov participates regularly in major international maritime international events and has also been a regular participant in The Tall Ships' Races. 

With a tonnage of 3,500, of 120 metres length, with masts of 55 metres and a crew of over 200 the STS Sedov is one of the giants of the "Tall Ships" world, in addition to her legendry beauty as a ship.

To reserve places: please email the RGS - HK on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  You'll then receive from the RGS booking instructions, a booking form and detailed joining instructions.

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