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Early 18th Century Sailing Onboard the Götheborg

Tall ships are the last few living objects of ages past, like hands with long arms protruding from the past to our times, like long piers coming to our life from the sea of another epoch to teach us how … Continue reading

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Celebrations Set for Star of India’s 150th Birthday

The Maritime Museum of San Diego will celebrate the sesquicentennial of its most famous ship, Star of India, during two weeks of public events on the Embarcadero and San Diego Bay. The special events will include “companion sailings” — in … Continue reading

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OHPRI Hosts Education at Sea Aboard Gazela

The non-profit organization Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) is hosting its first public education program aboard the 177-foot tall ship Gazela. Six Rhode Island teachers and professors are currently sailing on a five-day education-at-sea voyage to Newport from the … Continue reading

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Tall Ship on the Auction Block

The Palmetto state’s namesake tall ship is headed for the auction block.  The South Carolina Maritime Foundation plans to try to sell the Spirit of South Carolina to pay off its mounting debts, including more than $2 million in loans … Continue reading

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