Tag Archives: Topsail Schooner

Tall Ship Lynx — Sailing from St. Petersburg & Nantucket

The Tall Ship Lynx is reported to have found a winter home in St. Petersburg, FL. The ship visited St. Pete last winter and is now expected to make the Gulf Coast city its permanent winter home, according to a … Continue reading

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Building Cieba: Sailcargo, Inc. Kickstarter Project

An interesting new project by Sailcargo Inc. to build a 150′ long wooden three-masted topsail cargo schooner in Costa Rica with a cargo deadweight of around 250 tonnes. Click here to learn more.

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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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A New Owner for HMS Pickle

We have been following the 1995 built replica of the topsail schooner HMS Pickle for some time. In 2008, she was offered for sale for £350,000.00 (US$626,640). In July, she reappeared on the market on E-Bay where the winning bid was £69,500.00. The … Continue reading

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Topsail Schooner Kathleen and May Leaving Liverpool for New Owners?

The 113 years old topsail schooner Kathleen and May, now berthed in Liverpool, may be on her way Asia, unless money can be raised from a local source to keep the retired merchant schooner in Great Britain. The schooner was the first ship to be listed on the National … Continue reading

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Sisters Under Sail Founder, Dawn Santamaria, awarded Leadership in Women’s Sailing Award

On a hazy summer’s morning I happened to see the topsail schooner Unicorn leave the gas dock at Liberty Landing marina on the Hudson River.   The Unicorn is a particularly lovely topsail schooner converted from a  North Sea fishing … Continue reading

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“Sisters Under Sail” – Schooner Unicorn at Tall Ships Chicago

Earlier this week we posted about Tall Ships Chicago 2010.   Among the roughly 20 tall ships participating is the 118-foot topsail schooner Unicorn whose crew includes six Chicago-area girls from the “Sisters Under Sail” program. “Adventure of a Lifetime” is About … Continue reading

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