Princess Anne meets tall ships crews

Princess Anne has met crews from several of the visiting tall ships this morning (Friday).

The Princess Royal and vice admiral Sir Tim Laurence attended a captains’ dinner on Thursday evening, and is visiting sponsors, crew members and organisers today.

She was introduced to visitors from boats including the Indonesian Bima Suci by depute convener Bryan Peterson and Lord Lieutenant Bobby Hunter.

Mr Hunter said previously that Princess Anne knew the many benefits that sail training could provide for young people and she was looking forward to speaking to them first-hand in Lerwick.

Photo: Austin Taylor


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  • Jeanette Roscoe

    • July 28th, 2023 19:03

    Why is it acceptable for royal family to abuse the environment through their travel arrangements and general lifestyle whilst we as taxpayers have to just accept it all. Princess Anne still gets to the various ‘engagements’ by helicopter, whilst ordinary people pay duty on all travel arrangements and are criticised for taking one holiday a year.


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