Picture special: Drone photographs show Tall Ships in Sunderland from above

Photo by Martin Townsend. www.facebook.com/valleydrone
Photo by Martin Townsend. www.facebook.com/valleydrone

Looking for a free moment to pop down and see the Tall Ships?

There are still a couple of days of the Wearside leg of the races left - and tomorrow afternoon the vessels will leave the Port of Sunderland for the Parade of Sail.

After that, the races will start.

Read more: Beautiful drone footage of Tall Ships in Sunderland shows city at its finest

If you can’t wait until then to see the ships in action, flick through our special picture gallery above to see the Tall Ships Races in full glory.

These pictures were captured by drone footage, taken by Martin Townsend.

The Tall Ships officially got underway in Sunderland on Wednesday.

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