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Beery McTallShipFace? Nah — Beer Naming Contest Supporting Sunderland Tall Ships Festival

Next year, the UK port of Sunderland will be hosting 80 tall ships at the start of the Tall Ships Races 2018. To support the festivities, Maxim Brewery will be brewing a special nautical themed porter. But what to call … Continue reading

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James Craig Sails Again

The almost 30 year restoration of the James Craig is a wonderful story of volunteers rescuing an old windjammer, rusting away on a Tasmanian beach.  The three masted iron barque, James Craig, originally named Clan Macleod, was built by Bartram, … Continue reading

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Clipper Ship City of Adelaide to be Sent to Australia

Great news!  The oldest just barely surviving composite clipper ship in the world, the City of Adelaide appears  likely to be moved to Australia to its namesake city, Adelaide.  The ship, which is currently at the Scottish Maritime Museum in Irvine, Scotland, has … Continue reading

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