Helpers urged to get on board.
When the boats sail into Hartlepool Hartlepool (härt`lēpl, härt`əl–), city (1991 pop. 91,749) and borough, NE England. A city seaport, Hartlepool imports timber, wood pulp, petroleum, and iron ore. in August there will be an army of volunteers on hand to make sure everything runs smoothly.
Hartlepool Borough borough: see city government; county. Council is appealing for people to take up those roles, and has published descriptions of the positions on its website.
Tall Ships chief liaison officer Sarah Willan said: "This is an opportunity to be a vital part of The Tall Ships Races 2010, the biggest free event in the country next year."
Liaison officers will make sure the captains and crews have everything they need, and other volunteers will provide support for the media and crew centres.
Application forms can be downloaded at www.hartlepooltallships2010.com