The 47th Operation Sail, OpSail 2012 gets underway tomorrow, April 17th and will continue through the 23rd, in the port of New Orleans, LA. It will feature the tall ships Dewaruci from Indonesia, the BAE Guayas from Equador and the USCG Eagle from the United States. Six non-sail naval vessels from four nations will also be in participation.
From May 23-30, 2012, OpSail will shift to New York harbor. The Dewaruci, BAE Guayas and the USCG Eagle will be joined by the Class A & B tall ships, Cisne Branco from Brazil, Gloria from Colombia, Juan Sebastian De El Cano from Spain, Cuauhtemoc from Mexico, and Etoile and Belle Poule from France. other sailing vessels participating include the Adirondack, America 2.0, Clipper City, Gazela Primeiro, Pioneer, Pride of Baltimore II, Shearwater and the Summerwind.
After New York, OpSail 2012 will sail to Norfolk (June 1-12), Baltimore (June 13-19), Boston (June 30-July 5) and New London (July 6-8.) Thanks to Irwin Irwin Bryan and Miroslav at Antic.org for contributing to the post.