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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

Range Of Events To Welcome 19 Tall Ships

Range Of Events To Welcome 19 Tall Ships

A wide range of events have been lined to up to celebrate the arrival of some of the most majestic Tall Ships currently sailing the seas. Later this month, 19 Tall Ships will visit Bermuda 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... Read more of this article

Photos: “Class Afloat” Program Visits Bermuda

Photos: “Class Afloat” Program Visits Bermuda

Class Afloat, a unique education program for high school and university students which allows them to sail the world and study aboard a tall ship, is currently visiting Bermuda. According to their website, Class Afloat-West Island College International “has a thirty-year history of inspiring young people to excel academically, becoming global... Read more of this article

Collie Buddz To Perform At Tall Ships Concert

Collie Buddz To Perform At Tall Ships Concert

Local singer Collie Buddz is set to perform at the Tall Ships concert on Friday, June 2 at the City Hall Car Park, with the singer saying that while he has had the privilege of performing all around the world, “nothing is more exciting than a home town show.” A spokesperson said, “The Sail Training Association of Bermuda is very... Read more of this article

Still Time To Set Sail As A Tall Ship Trainee

Still Time To Set Sail As A Tall Ship Trainee

There is still time to sign up to be a trainee on board one of a fleet of tall ships heading to Bermuda as part of a transatlantic voyage. Nineteen ships taking part in The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta set off from the UK last month, heading to Sines in Portugal before visiting the Canary Islands and then Bermuda. After that they head off to... Read more of this article

‘Important To Welcome Everyone On Ships’

‘Important To Welcome Everyone On Ships’

At the age of 15, Bermudian Sarah Maybury got a taste of life on the high seas as she sailed a tall ship from Charleston to Boston. She has never forgotten the experience and the help she was given and now wants to help the crew and trainees of the tall ships heading to Bermuda as part of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. Ms Maybury has volunteered... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Danmark’ Training Ship Visits Bermuda

Photos: ‘Danmark’ Training Ship Visits Bermuda

The island is hosting another marine visitor, with the Danish training ship Danmark sailing into the east end today [April 11]. According to Danmark’s website, the 213-foot long ship sailed in from the US. Virgin Islands, will stay a few days in Bermuda, and then head to Hensingoer, Denmark. The Danish Government built the Danmark in 1932 in order... Read more of this article

Photos: Tall Ship ‘Oliver Hazard Perry’ Arrives

Photos: Tall Ship ‘Oliver Hazard Perry’ Arrives

America’s new 200-foot tall ship — the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry — arrived in Hamilton Harbour today [April 9] on a voyage hosted in partnership with Ocean Navigator magazine for adults learning the skill of offshore celestial navigation and marine meteorology. With a main mast that towers 13 ½ stories high, 19 spars, 20 sails and seven... Read more of this article

‘Oliver Hazard Perry’ Tall Ship To Visit Bermuda

‘Oliver Hazard Perry’ Tall Ship To Visit Bermuda

After a successful first season of programs in New England, America’s new 200-foot tall ship — the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry — is on its way to Bermuda on a voyage hosted in partnership with Ocean Navigator magazine for adults learning the skill of offshore celestial navigation and marine meteorology. With a main mast that towers 13 ½ stories... Read more of this article

Nick Smith To Take Part In Transatlantic Voyage

Nick Smith To Take Part In Transatlantic Voyage

22-year-old Nick Smith is getting ready for the adventure of a lifetime as he gears up to take part in a transatlantic voyage on board some of the world’s most majestic ships. Smith is the only Bermudian, so far, who has signed up to take part in all the legs of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta involving 19 tall ships and more than 1,100 crew,... Read more of this article