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Maryland in $1.5 Million Partnership with Pride of Baltimore II

Tremendous news for a great ship. On Monday, Maryland’s Governor Hogan announced a $1.5 million private-public partnership with the replica Baltimore clipper, Pride of Baltimore II.  Under a new agreement, the state will commit the funds to Pride of Baltimore … Continue reading

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The Return of the Schooner Amistad

The schooner Amistad, the official flagship of the State of Connecticut, has seen difficult times in recent years. Built fifteen years ago at Mystic Seaport, until recently, the ship had been in receivership since 2014, after Amistad America, the non-profit which ran the … Continue reading

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Pride of Baltimore II Boston to NYC: Setting Sail on a Tallship

A great video to start the week by Gale Browning aboard the Pride of Baltimore II . The Pride of Baltimore II is a replica of an 1812-era Baltimore Clipper topsail schooner built in 1988 in Baltimore harbor to be a … Continue reading

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Pride of Baltimore Sailing in the Great Lakes this Summer

I am a huge fan of the “sharp-built” privateers that came to be known as Baltimore clippers.  They look fast sitting still and under sail, they are nothing less than breathtaking.   The Lynx, a replica Baltimore clipper, which was … Continue reading

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