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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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Class A Shines in the 2013 Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race

Congratulations to all the racers in this year’s Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race.  In last year’s race,  Woodwind, Heron and Prom Queen, the top three Class A schooners (from 40′ to less than 50′) all beat the elapsed and corrected time of the … Continue reading

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Kings Point’s Summerwind Wins Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race Followed by Pride II and Virginia

In the 22nd Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, thirty nine schooner raced from 127 nautical miles down the Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore, Maryland to Portsmouth, Virginia.  Summerwind, the 100′ 1929 John Alden designed schooner owned by the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, … Continue reading

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Pride of Baltimore II Visiting New York’s North Cove

The Pride of Baltimore II is visiting New York, calling in Manhattan’s North Cove on the Hudson River.  She should be arriving around mid-day today and will be staying through Sunday.  Daysails and dockside tours will be available.  (See the schedule after the … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s “Star-Spangled Sailabration” Kicks Off War of 1812 Bicentennial Festivities

Starting this Wednesday, June 13th, Baltimore, MD will host its “Star-Spangled Sailabration,”  a week long festival with 18 tall ships and  22 naval vessels, marking the start of Maryland’s three year commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812.   In addition to the parade … 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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Pride of Baltimore II, U.S. Brig Niagara, and Lynx at the 2011 Duluth Music and Maritime Festival July 15 -18

The  Pride of Baltimore II, the Brig Niagara, and the privateer Lynx will on hand for the 2011 Duluth Music and Maritime Festival  starting on Friday July 15 and running through Monday, July 18.  Music, food, and tall ships – it sounds … Continue reading

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Charleston Harbor Fest – Mix of Old and New

The Charleston Harbor Fest which begins tomorrow and runs through Sunday features a mix of old and new on the water.  The four competing ECO 60 sailboats in the Velux 5 Oceans Around the World Race will be on display as will the three traditional vessels, the … Continue reading

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Santy Anno sung by The Hard Tackers

Santy Anno sung by The Hard Tackers over a film made by Joe Cook of  The Hard Tackers when he sailed aboard the Pride Of Baltimore II as a crew member. Santy Anno Seu browser não suporta iframes. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Tall Ship Sailing on EBay – the Other Perfect Holiday Gift?

A bit over a week ago we suggested an aircraft carrier as a holiday gift for the person who has everything.   OK, we admit that was not the most useful gift suggestion.  We now wish to suggest something far more practical and which also … Continue reading

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King’s Point Summerwind Wins Chesapeake Bay Great Schooner Race

The  Summerwind, a 1929 Alden schooner, donated to the US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point just last year by Mr. and Mrs. J. Don Williamson,  won the Class AA division of the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race on corrected time.  The other … Continue reading

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Vote For the Pride of Baltimore II – Help Her Win $50K

The Pride of Baltimore II needs your help.  The Pepsi Refresh Project is giving away $1.3 million dollars toward “ideas that refresh the Gulf.”  The Pride of Baltimore organization is competing for a $50, 000 grant to teach boating safety … Continue reading

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Tall Ships Duluth 2010 July 28 – August 3

Tall Ships Duluth 2010 has an impressive line up of ships scheduled for their tall ships festival.  The ships are expected to start arriving in Duluth today.  The Brig Niagara, the Barque Europa, HMS Bounty, the Pride of Baltimore II, the … Continue reading

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Toronto Hosts Tall Ships

The Redpath Toronto Waterfront Festival started yesterday and will run through July 4th.   The festival is hosting fifteen sailing ships and schooners, including HMS Bounty, the brig Niagara, the Bark Europa, the Pride of Baltimore II,  Brig Roald Amundsen, … 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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Fleet Grows for Green Bay’s Tall Ship Festival

There are twelve tall ships scheduled to participate in Green Bay, Wisconsin’s  Tall Ship festival this August, though at this point, only six names have been announced. These are the HMS Bounty, the schooners Roseway, Amistad, the Pride of Baltimore II, the Unicorn … Continue reading

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