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3rd October 2020

Competition Design Brief

Following on from previous announcement – we are now delighted to offer all Naval Architects the chance to redesign the historic tall ship, Falls Of Clyde. Below are the details of the competition which can be downloaded as a PDF. Good luck!

For those that have already expressed an interest, please register your interest as requested by emailing us on info@foci.scot and you will receive the specification document.

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1st September 2020

Competition

As Covid-19 still casts a dark shadow over many aspects of ‘Falls of Clyde’ activity in Hawaii, we wanted to give a little something back to all of our supporters worldwide.
 
We have been given this stunning model of the worlds most iconic sailing vessel, the Cutty Sark.
 
Made of Pewter, 7.5″ x 5.5″ tall, presented in a beautiful silk lined presentation box, a really special item for any sailor or simply as a supporter of the Falls of Clyde.
 
You can have this, no matter where you live around the world. To win this wonderful item, all you have to do is to pledge your support for the campaign by donating through the button at the top of the page. We suggest a $5 pledge but we will leave that for you to decide. Leave your name and email address and we will contact you at the closing date if you are selected from a lucky dip draw.
 
All proceeds will go towards the project admin costs.

 

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13th August 2020

PRESS RELEASE


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24th June 2020

Bid to return iconic vessel to Inverclyde gets backing

Greenock Telegraph news article from 24th June 2020

7th January 2020

Press Release

In response to Governor David Ige’s press release below, today, we have written to DOT harbors department with a final offer to work together (in conjunction with Roll–Dock) to repatriate the ‘Falls of Clyde’ back to the UK. We shall keep you all appraised of any developments or further response.

10th October 2019

Press Release

Falls of Clyde International are pleased to release details of our plans for the historic vessel ‘Falls of Clyde’, currently impounded by the state of Hawaii, Honolulu.  Recent correspondence with DOT Harbors department recognises that our Scotland based campaign is a stand-alone group, separate in its identity from established local groups.

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4th June 2019

 

The Save Falls of Clyde International Campaign will be represented at this upcoming event on 4th June, where we are to meet with major players in low carbon technologies that could offer new partnerships for the future.