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Photos: ‘Pelican Of London’ Ship Visits Bermuda

Photos: ‘Pelican Of London’ Ship Visits Bermuda

[Updated with video] The Pelican of London is presently visiting the island, with the sail training trip having an aim to provide young people with “vital skills such as communication, team work, lateral thinking and building self-confidence.” According to their website, “Originally named ‘le Pelican’ the ship was built... Read more of this article

Photos: Tall Ship “Thor Heyerdahl” Visits Island

Photos: Tall Ship “Thor Heyerdahl” Visits Island

The ‘Thor Heyerdahl’ tall ship is visiting the island, with the German-flagged training ship currently docked in St George’s. Their website notes, “This triple-masted Topsail-schooner, with an overall length of 50 metres, offers room on board for 32 students and young adults. We aim to bring young people in the age group 15 –... Read more of this article

SSV Corwith Cramer To Host Open Ship

SSV Corwith Cramer To Host Open Ship

The SSV Corwith Cramer, the flagship of Sea Education Association [SEA] of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, will host an open ship on Saturday, May 12, from 10.00am to 1.00pm at Penno’s Wharf in St. George’s.  A spokesperson said, “Visitors may enjoy guided tours of the ship and meet members of their crew. “The ship is a 134-foot tall ship... Read more of this article

Video: SS Sørlandet Tall Ship Visits Bermuda

Video: SS Sørlandet Tall Ship Visits Bermuda

The Norwegian tall ship SS Sørlandet arrived in Bermuda this week, with one of the world’s oldest operating fully-rigged tall ship berthed on Front Street.Sørlandet was built in 1927 at Høivolds Mek, and set sail on her maiden voyage to Oslo in 1927. Originally built without an engine, the engine and propeller were installed in 1958. Like Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Spirit Of Bermuda Wins Tall Ships America Award

Spirit Of Bermuda Wins Tall Ships America Award

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation and Spirit of Bermuda have won the prestigious Tall Ships America, Program of the Year Award for 2017. A spokesperson said, “The directors and staff of the Bermuda Sloop Foundation are delighted to announce that the Bermuda Sloop Foundation and Spirit of Bermuda won the prestigious Tall Ships America, Program of... Read more of this article

HSBC Sponsors Two Students For Tall Ships

HSBC Sponsors Two Students For Tall Ships

In July of this year, HSBC Bermuda sponsored two of Family Centre’s Youth Leadership Academy students to participate in an international Tall Ships experience. Youth Leadership Academy [YLA] is a 3-phase/ 5 year leadership training programme targeting at-risk youth who are unlikely to participate in other youth programmes. The programme is strength... Read more of this article

Video: 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta

Video: 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta

The City of Hamilton released a short video commemorating the Tall Ship Fleet that recently visited Bermuda, one of the stops on the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. The Tall Ship Regatta is a 7,000 nautical mile Trans-Atlantic race to six countries to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Canadian Confederation through its founders and founding provinces. The... Read more of this article

Tall Ship Fleet Departs Bermuda For Boston

Tall Ship Fleet Departs Bermuda For Boston

Bermuda has bid au revoir to 900 crew on board nineteen tall ships who for a short time made the Island their home. The ships, which berthed in St. George’s and on Front Street, have set off to Boston on the next leg of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta after being delayed for a few days by bad weather. The Regatta is a 7,000 nautical mile Trans-Atlantic... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Tall Ships Parade To St. George’s

Photos/Video: Tall Ships Parade To St. George’s

The Parade of Sail of the visiting tall ships was held today [June 5] with the ships departing Hamilton this morning, travelling down North Shore and most anchoring in St. George’s Harbour. Time-lapse at Fort St. Catherine [Watch full 29-minute live stream replay here]:We unofficially understand that the ships departure has been delayed due... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fireworks At Tall Ships Festival

Photos & Video: Fireworks At Tall Ships Festival

A portion of Front Street in Hamilton was closed to vehicular traffic today [June 4] as crowds gathered for the Bon Voyage Street Festival held for the visiting tall ships which will depart Bermuda in the morning. The ships are here as part of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, a 7,000 nautical mile Trans-Atlantic race to six countries to mark... Read more of this article

Crowds Flock To See Tall Ships On Front Street

Crowds Flock To See Tall Ships On Front Street

Front Street was full of people last night as locals descended on Hamilton to see the tall ships. The ships are here as part of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, a 7,000 nautical mile Trans-Atlantic race to six countries to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Canadian Confederation through its founders and founding provinces.They were originally... Read more of this article

Sailor’s Home Opens Its Doors To Tall Ships

Sailor’s Home Opens Its Doors To Tall Ships

The Bermuda Sailor’s Home [BSH] will host a special service of celebration in honour of the Bermuda Tall Ships Regatta on Sunday, June 4th. In making the announcement, BSH Ships Liaison Officer John Dale said, “As a member of the Bermuda Maritime Convention, it is the Bermuda Sailor’s Home’s responsibility to provide and promote a safe haven... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos: Tall Ships Welcome To Bermuda

Photos, Videos: Tall Ships Welcome To Bermuda

Hundreds of people turned out to see the magnificent tall ships in St. George’s last night. And there will be another opportunity to see them close up tonight, as they berth alongside Front Street which will host a Welcome Street Festival from 7pm to 11pm. Last night, the waterfront at St George’s was packed as people came to see the ships and enjoy... Read more of this article