Thursday, January 11, 2007

MIRCEA, sail-training barque from Romania

MIRCEA, recently restored by the Romanian Navy, will be participating in the tall ships races in the Mediterranean the summer of 2007.

MIRCEA is one of the 4 sail-training barques built in Germany in the 1930's; the other four now being, EAGLE (USA), SAGRES II (Portugal), and the GORCH I (being restored in Straslund, Germany.)
The tall ships festival in Barcelona, which MIRCEA will attend, will take place, July 12th-15th, 2007. For contact, e-mail:
Additional information to follow.
Photographs of MIRCEA, courtesy of Sam Samoilescu, Ontario, CANADA. Sam is the brother of the Exe. officer of the MIRCEA.

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