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Side Launching of New Sail Training Ship for Royal Navy of Oman — Nobody Panic

The Damen shipyard in Galati, Romania recently launched a new sail training ship for the Royal Navy of Oman. The three masted steel square masted ship will replace the current Omani sail training ship, Shabab Oman, a wooden three masted … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage to the Barque Picton Castle – Bound for the South Pacific

The sail training ship, the barque Piction Castle, sailed from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia this morning, bound for Grenada, then through the Panama Canal on a voyage to the South Pacific.  To follow the Picton Castle on her voyage click here. The Picton Castle, captained by … Continue reading

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On Board the Pelican of London, a Diamond Jubilee Thames Pageant Tall Ship

On Sunday, June 3rd, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend will culminate with a seven-mile flotilla of 1,000 ships and boats making up the biggest gathering on the Thames in 350 years. One of those vessels will be the sail training … Continue reading

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Indian Navy’s New “Beautiful Lady” – Sail Training Ship INS Sudarshini

The Indian Navy has launched its second sail training ship, INS Sudarshini. The name means “beautiful lady.”   She will be a three masted barquentine and will join  INS Tarangini, the Indian navy’s other sail training ship which was commissioned in 1997.  Both ships … Continue reading

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