Armada to sail for north Antrim

AN armada of vessels is set to arrive in Rathlin and Ballycastle as part of a tourism initiative.

A 60ft clipper is expected to be among an estimated 25 boats coming from Scotland, manned by crews totalling 100, as part of the Malin Waters event.

Rathlin is the port of call on August 11 and Ballycastle’s turn is August 15.