The “Other Gloucester’s” Tall Ship Festival is Happening This Weekend

Back when Jamie McDonald, “Adventureman”, and his crew were in Gloucester for the epic finish of his US Super Run, we had dinner together a few times and found ourselves discussing the similarities and differences of our two Gloucesters.  We have the Greasy Pole and they have their Cheese Wheel Rolling….both are pretty peculiar to … Continue reading The “Other Gloucester’s” Tall Ship Festival is Happening This Weekend

The Thomas E Lannon Is Sailing To Philly For The Tall Ships!

View this post on Instagram We are super excited to announce that the Lannon will be sailing to Philly to participate it their Tallships event this Memorial Day. Come down and join us for a sail if you are in the neighborhood. Philly, here we come! #schoonerlannon #tallships2018 #sailphiladelphia #gloucester A post shared by Schooner … Continue reading The Thomas E Lannon Is Sailing To Philly For The Tall Ships!

R.I.’s tall ship Oliver Hazard Perry loses power in Newport Harbor, drifts into boats, runs aground

This is “photographically” one of my favorite ships.  So glad everyone on board was unharmed. By Donita Naylor Journal Staff Writer, Providence Journal Posted Oct 15, 2017 at 9:29 PMUpdated Oct 15, 2017 at 9:29 PM   NEWPORT, R.I. — Rhode Island’s educational tall ship, the Oliver Hazard Perry, lost power Sunday evening and drifted into multiple boats before grounding near Perrotti Park, according to … Continue reading R.I.’s tall ship Oliver Hazard Perry loses power in Newport Harbor, drifts into boats, runs aground

7 Seas Whale Watch adds a great preview for Sail Boston | Tall Ships Sunset Cruise June 16

From 7 Seas Whale Watch Reserve tickets online or by calling 978-283-1776 Join us June 16th as we set sail to view the Tall Ships lined up outside of Boston harbor, in position for The Sail Boston Parade of Sail. For the first time since 2000, the Tall Ships are visiting Boston! On the evening of … Continue reading 7 Seas Whale Watch adds a great preview for Sail Boston | Tall Ships Sunset Cruise June 16

TALL SHIP LYNX GETS AN ADORABLE FIRST MATE

You may recall that the Tall Ship Lynx was docked in Gloucester at the Rocky Neck Marine Railways last October. She is going to be participating in the 2017 Gloucester Schooner Festival. I came across this story and thinking about Alicia’s weekly adopt a shelter pet column and knowing of the “smart black cats of Cape Ann” (of … Continue reading TALL SHIP LYNX GETS AN ADORABLE FIRST MATE

TALL SHIP LYNX IN GLOUCESTER HARBOR!

Perhaps you’ve noticed the towering masts and proportionately large flag of the ship currently docked at Rocky Neck Marine Railways. They caught my attention this morning when at the Fish Pier taking photos as the masts are almost as tall as those of the Schooner Columbia. The flag and masts belong to the tall ship Lynx, a privateer inspired by the original … Continue reading TALL SHIP LYNX IN GLOUCESTER HARBOR!

GLOUCESTER SCHOONER FESTIVAL WELCOMES TALL SHIP EAGLE

Tom Balf submits-  www.gloucesterschoonerfestival.net This year’s 30th annual Gloucester Schooner Festival, which runs from August 29th to August 31st, celebrates and honors our maritime history.  Says Festival Chair Daisy Nell “this year’s Festival reaffirms Cape Ann as a premier location for schooner history, education, sailing and fun.” This year’s festival offers a number of great … Continue reading GLOUCESTER SCHOONER FESTIVAL WELCOMES TALL SHIP EAGLE

Tall Ship Bounty Needs Crew For Trip From Boothbay To Puerto Rico

The Bounty is preparing to depart Boothbay Harbor for San Juan, Puerto Rico imminently. She has just spent a good amount of time undergoing repairs in the Boothbay Shipyard.   There is an opportunity for a couple of new crew to come aboard for a three week trip. The current captain, three mates and deckhands have … Continue reading Tall Ship Bounty Needs Crew For Trip From Boothbay To Puerto Rico