Has it really been 10 years? 15 fantastic pictures of Hartlepool Tall Ships Races in August 2010
Can you believe it is exactly a decade ago when Hartlepool hosted the biggest event in living memory – the 2010 Tall Ships Races.
Vessels of all shapes and sizes sailed into town for four days of festivities attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors in August 2010.
They came from all over the country and left with great memories of the town.
Hartlepool Borough Council in partnership with the National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool, PD Ports and Hartlepool Marina Ltd have submitted a bid to host the event again in 2023.
In the meantime, take a look at these great pictures. Do they bring back memories? Are you in them or were you too young to remember?