An expat view from the mast

24th August 2005, Comments 0 comments

The maritime festival was one of the most colourful events in Amsterdam for years. Here is how some expats saw it.

Boating enthusiasts lose themselves in the fleet of over 50 Tall Ships

The public visit Indian Tall Ship Tarangini

A few close calls but the captains know what they are doing

A strike by sanitation workers doesn't torpedo the festive spirit


The Amerigo Vespucci sports a new paint job for the occasion

Not everyone is ready to climb aloft to unfurl the top sail



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    Photographs by Ganesh Natrajan and Cormac Mac Ruairi



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Subject: SAIL Amsterdam 2005

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