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BAP Unión, Peru’s New Navy Sail Training Ship Commissioned

In December of 2012, we posted about the keel laying for the Peruvian Navy’s sail training ship at the Marine Industrial Services (SIMA) shipyard in Callao. Last month, the new four-masted barque, BAP (Buque Armada Peruana) Unión was commissioned. The … Continue reading

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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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