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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

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