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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

Tall Ships Begin Arriving In Bermuda

Tall Ships Begin Arriving In Bermuda

Tall ships are arriving in Bermuda after overcoming strong winds … and no winds! Altogether 19 ships will visit Bermuda, one of the stops on 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.On... Read more of this article

Tall Ship Journey Was Challenging, But Fun

Tall Ship Journey Was Challenging, But Fun

Being on a tall ship was a challenge mentally and physically but was an amazing experience that everyone should try. That’s according to Julia Judd, 23, who is back on terra firma after a voyage on board the Blue Clipper, a 43-metre, three masted gaff rigged schooner, when she sailed from Greenwich, England to Sines, Portugal.“I would 100 percent... Read more of this article

More Grants Available For Tall Ships Trainees

More Grants Available For Tall Ships Trainees

Grants of up $750 are being made available for people in Bermuda who want to sail on a tall ship to Boston. Berths are still available on some ships which are taking part in 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... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Eagle To Visit Bermuda

US Coast Guard Eagle To Visit Bermuda

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda this week as part of its 2017 cadet summer training deployment. The ship will be moored along Front Street, Hamilton. The Eagle will be open for free public tours on the following dates and times:Friday, May 19 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 20 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sea Cadets To Crew On Tall Ships

Bermuda Sea Cadets To Crew On Tall Ships

Four senior Cadets from the Bermuda Sea Cadet Corps are going to test their seamanship and leadership skills when they crew tall ships taking part in a 7,000-mile transatlantic voyage. There are more than 50 vessels taking part in some or all of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Canadian Confederation through... Read more of this article