Tall Ship ‘Oliver Hazard Perry’ Loses Power, Hits Boats in Newport Harbor, RI

The U.S. Coast Guard has reported that the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island's official sail training ship, lost power and hit multiple boats before grounding in Newport Harbor, R.I. on Sunday night. The Coast Guard said the tall ship was leaving Bowen's Wharf Seafood Festival with 12 crewmembers aboard when it lost power and began to drift near Perrotti Park. … [Read more...]

Old-Time Tall Ship Sets Sail with Modern-Day Power

  Have you ever dreamed of learning to sail the seven seas aboard an old-time tall ship, complete with wood masts, rope ladders, custom-made sails—and modern-day Cat® engines? Then step aboard Oliver Hazard Perry, which is just about ready to set sail from Newport, Rhode Island. “It’s a traditional-looking vessel from the outside, but inside it’s a modern vessel … [Read more...]