In pictures: Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta

'Les Grandes Voiles du Havre' welcomes vessels and crews from all over the world for four days of celebrations.
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The Mir sailing boat takes part in 'Les Grandes Voiles du Havre' (Tall Ships' Regatta) event on September 3, 2017 in Le Havre, northwestern France.
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The Sagres sailing boat takes part in 'Les Grandes Voiles du Havre' (Tall Ships' Regatta) event on September 3, 2017 in Le Havre, northwestern France.
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The Mir sailing boat takes part in 'Les Grandes Voiles du Havre' (Tall Ships' Regatta) event on September 3, 2017 in Le Havre, northwestern France.
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The Sagres sailing boat takes part in 'Les Grandes Voiles du Havre' (Tall Ships' Regatta) event on September 3, 2017 in Le Havre, northwestern France.
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The Kruzenshtern sailing boat takes part in 'Les Grandes Voiles du Havre' (Tall Ships' Regatta) event on September 3, 2017 in Le Havre, northwestern France.
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The Shtandart and the Kruzenshtern sailing boats take part in 'Les Grandes Voiles du Havre' (Tall Ships' Regatta) event on September 3, 2017 in Le Havre, northwestern France.
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The Shtandart (L) and the Kruzenshtern sailing boats take part in 'Les Grandes Voiles du Havre' (Tall Ships' Regatta) event on September 3, 2017 in Le Havre, northwestern France.
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People attend 'Les Grandes Voiles du Havre' (Tall Ships' Regatta) event on September 3, 2017 in Le Havre, northwestern France.
Tue 05 Sep 2017 09:25 AM GST