Monday, April 11, 2011

28th TAN

Orsa Maggiore, Italian Navy, LivornoTAN is the usual acronym for “Trofeo Accademia Navale” or Naval Academy Trophy, an international multi-class sailing competition taking place in the waters of Livorno every year in this period.Kipawa 1938, LivornoThe first races were organized in 1981 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of our national Naval Academy in Livorno. After the initial success, the Trophy became soon an annual event.Corsaro II, Italian Navy, LivornoFloating jetties for the sailboats are anchored at the piers inside the “Porto Mediceo” while a whole village with stands, shops and restaurants, the “Tuttovela”, is built under the usual white roofs.

Search labels: TAN - Tuttovela

17 comments:

ρομπερτ said...

what a joy to see alike possible. always two hands of water beneath their keel.

Farmchick said...

Really a beautiful boat.

Randy said...

That would be a fun way to spend the day!

Luis Gomez said...

Wonderful!

EG Wow said...

I bet that's a fun competition! It's great that so much of the rest of the town gets involved too.

Theanne and Baron said...

Beautiful boats...beautiful photos...looks like a lot of fun!

Dina said...

All very exciting. Wonderful scenes of the event. I'd love to be in Livorno in the days of the TAN.

cieldequimper said...

Ah, real, lovely, beautiful, classy boats!

Gunn said...

Fantastic! Looks like a perfect and well organized event!

Cezar and Léia said...

They look very happy enjoying the boat and the day there!
Wonderful pictures!
Léia

Birdman said...

Nice day for a sail... and a beauty of a boat.

mammadeglialieni said...

ma comeee!!! è già iniziato il tan? cavoli, quest'anno ce lo siamo perso, di solito una giratina la facevamo sempre sul porto...

mammadeglialieni said...

p.s. da buoni livornesi la giratina era d'obbligo...!

VP said...

@ mammadeglialieni - Credo sia iniziato prima per non coincidere con la Pasqua.

mammadeglialieni said...

me lo immaginavo...vabbè, mi consolerò guardando il tramonto sul ticino!

JM said...

OK, I want the Corsaro II! :-)

Kaori said...

The Corsaro II is gorgeous! That's some ride :-D