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Sail Boston 2017 — Parade of Sail

Delayed for an hour by fog, the Parade of Sail at Sail Boston 2017 was still breathtaking even if the weather did not cooperate.  The Sail Boston 2017 festival continues through Thursday, June 22. Click here for a list of … Continue reading

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Parade of Sail — 31st Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival

A short video of the Parade of Sail in the 31st Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival. Annual Gloucester Schooner Festival 2015

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The Unfortunate Economics of Tall Ships

The old cliche that a boat is a hole in the water into which you pour money applies far too well to tall ships. They are expensive to build or restore and chronically costly to maintain and keep running.  It should come … Continue reading

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OpSail New York – Parade of Sail

The fleet began to appear from the harbor haze around 9 AM and headed north up the inner harbor and the Hudson River. They were a mix of full rigged ships, barques, barquentines, topsail schooners and schooners.  Most were naval vessels, but … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Seas and Dead Upon a Wind – Pirate Burlesque Returns to New York on the Barquentine Gazela

On Wednesday, Philadelphia’s tall ship, the 112+ year old barquentine Gazela, will be among the seventeen tall ships in the “Parade of Sail” on the Hudson River. Once again, however, the Gazela will bringing more than just history and grace … Continue reading

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