Visitors crowd the harbour of Ijmuiden to catch a glimpse of VOC ship "Prince Willim", Netherlands.
Visitors at "Sail 2005" crowd the harbour of Ijmuiden to catch a glimpse of the largest VOC ship in the world, the Prince Willim (background), Netherlands, August 16, 2005. All eyes will be on the 'Stad Amsterdam' as it leads the "Sail In" by more than 600 vessels into Amsterdam on August 17. The sailing event held every five years will include 57 tall ships from around the world, including a replica of the Dutch VOC ship Prince Willim, and is expected to draw some 2.5 million people. REUTERS/Michael Kooren MKN/mk