Tag Archives: Picton Castle

Picton Castle Apprenticeship

A very interesting opportunity posted on the Tall Ship Challenge Official Blog: Looking for more sea time and experience? Picton Castle is looking for apprentices to join them in the Pacific. For the cost of room and board, you can … Continue reading

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A Video for a Saturday Morning – Picton Castle Sailing Out the Anchor at Palmerston Island

Remind me again why jobs, homes and careers are so important. After watching this video it is awfully easy to question one’s priorities. Here is the Barque Picton Castle sailing out the anchor at Palmerston Island in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific. Click here to … Continue reading

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Happy Bounty Day! Barque Picton Castles Arrives at Pitcairn Island

Happy Bounty Day! On Pitcairn Island, Bounty Day is celebrated yearly on January 23, in commemoration of the burning of the HMS Bounty by the mutineers in 1790.  The sail training ship Picton Castle arrived just in time to partake in the celebrations. … Continue reading

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Farewell Nova Scotia – in Honor of the Barque Picton Castle

In response to our post, Bon Voyage to the Barque Picton Castle – Bound for the South Pacific, Diego commented, “Farewell to Nova Scotia, the sea-bound coast,”  which is the first line of the chorus of the old sailor’s song, Farewell … Continue reading

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Greenport Tall Ships Challenge 2012 – Memorial Day Weekend

New York harbor is not the only port on the North-Eastern coast of the United States with a wealth of tall ships over Memorial Day Weekend.  Greenport, New York  is hosting the Greenport Tallships Challenge 2012.   Greenport, on the … Continue reading

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Barque Picton Castle Goes Into Drydock

In preparation for a busy summer of sailing and an upcoming Atlantic voyage, the barque Picton Castle was hauled up on the marine railway at Lunenburg Foundry today. PICTON CASTLE Going Into Drydock March 14, 2012 Seu browser não suporta … Continue reading

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Sail this summer on the Picton Castle

The barque Picton Castle, known for its around the world voyages, is offering cruises this summer sailing around Newfoundland. It sounds fantastic. Sail Around Newfoundland Starkly stunning coastline. Incredible whales, seabirds and maybe even icebergs. Hospitable folks in big towns and small outport … Continue reading

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Tall Ships 2011 Calendar by Thad Koza

The calendar has been out since July, but I only got around to ordering mine yesterday. Thad Koza’s Tall Ships 2011 calendar features  SAGRESs II, JOLIE BRISE, PICTON CASTLE, WESTWARD, BOUNTY, EUROPA, the schooner THOMAS E LANNON, and five other tall ships. … Continue reading

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Picton Castle’s 5th Voyage around the World

An interesting article by Dan Moreland, Captain and owner of Picton Castle from Sail Training International. Picton Castle’s 5th Voyage around the World

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