Friday, December 4, 2020
Press Releases

Tall Ships America and United States Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administrator Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Press Release – Tall Ships America is pleased to announce the revival of a long-standing partnership with the United States Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (“MARAD”.) An updated and upgraded...

December 4, 2020
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Friday, April 19, 2019
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Maritime News

Montenegro Seizes Drugs on Navy Training Ship

PODGORICA, April 19 (Reuters) – Montenegrin military police have seized around 50 kilograms of drugs on board a naval training ship, hours before it was scheduled to take students on...

April 19, 2019
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Friday, March 31, 2017

Watch: Impressive High Seas Evacuation from Tall Ship Some amazing video showing the daring rescue of a teenager from a Norwegian tall ship in the North Sea. According to reports the rescue took place Tuesday, March 21...

March 31, 2017
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, Now Officially America’s Newest Sail Training Ship

The 200-foot tall ship Oliver Hazard Perry is ready to take on its first class of trainees as America’s newest Tall Ship and Rhode Island’s official Sailing Education Vessel. The...

July 26, 2016
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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Viking Ship Organization was aware of US Pilotage Requirements on the Great Lakes

By Capt. George Haynes ,Pilot, Vice-President ,Lakes Pilots Association  The Norwegian Viking Ship Drake Harald Harfagre is on its way to Chicago from Bay City, MI for the Tall Ships...

July 23, 2016
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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

After Sailing from Across North Atlantic, Real Viking Ship Forced to Leave Great Lakes Over Pilot Fees

A modern day Viking ship that sailed all the way from Norway to attend a Great Lakes tall ship festival may not even make be forced to turn back over...

July 13, 2016
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Wednesday, March 9, 2016
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Book Review: Alaric Bond’s HMS Prometheus, The Fine Line Between Valor and Recklessness

In Alaric Bond’s most recent novel, HMS Prometheus, the eighth of his Fighting Sail series, the Mediterranean is a dangerous place for the Royal Navy. In the autumn of 1803,...

March 9, 2016
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Friday, January 22, 2016

Prosecutor: Colombians Smuggled Drugs Into U.S. Aboard Spanish Navy Training Ship

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Two Colombians ran a major heroin and cocaine smuggling operation to New York aboard the Royal Spanish Navy’s official training ship,...

January 22, 2016
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Thursday, November 26, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Tall Ship Gorch Fock Shows How Not to Make an Entrance

German Navy tall ship Gorch Fock shows how not to enter port in Wilhelmshaven, Germany on Wednesday.

November 26, 2015
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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Ship Photos of the Day – Sail Training Ship ARM Cuauhtemoc Arrives in Guatemala

Mexico’s naval training ship ARM Cuauhtemoc at Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, November 4, 2015. The training ship arrived at Guatemala from Nicaragua after having spent seven months at sea, according to the Mexican...

November 5, 2015
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Thursday, September 3, 2015

WATCH: Drone Addicts Video from SAIL Amsterdam Maritime Festival

Netherlands-based Drone Addicts was at the Port of Amsterdam in August to capture the parade of ships kicking off SAIL 2015, a once-every-five-years maritime and tall ship festival. The sail-in...

September 3, 2015
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – SAIL Amsterdam Festival Kicks Off with Huge Parade

  Here are some photos from Wednesday’s Sail-In Parade marking the beginning of the SAIL Amsterdam 2015 maritime festival held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. SAIl Amsterdam is held every five years...

August 19, 2015
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Friday, August 14, 2015

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...

August 14, 2015
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Friday, July 17, 2015

Here’s A Tall Ship Video for Those of You Who Like Spectacular Tall Ship Videos

Here’s a great video – make sure to turn HD on – filmed by a drone during the recent Tall Ships America Challenge held in Greenport Harbor, Long Island. The...

July 17, 2015
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Thursday, July 16, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry Sets Sail on Maiden Voyage

SSV Oliver Hazard Perry set sail on her maiden voyage Thursday from Portsmouth, Rhode Island to Portland, Maine to attend the Tall Ships Portland festival this weekend. At 200-feet, the...

July 16, 2015
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Saturday, May 30, 2015
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SPOTD: World’s Largest Rubber Duck

The World’s Largest Rubber Duck didn’t exactly fly south for the winter, but after a much needed off-season rest the cuddly floating fowl will abandon its nest and turn the...

May 30, 2015
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Friday, May 29, 2015
Maritime News

111 Feet Up – Climbing the Main Mast of a Fully-Rigged Tall Ship… at 9 Knots

  [contextly_sidebar id=”L3OI7oSpk51om3zT4wRAWpfVZW5hJ2Dh”]Here’s a video posted by Norway’s Stiftelsen Fullriggeren Sørlandet academy showing first-person view of a climb up the main mast of the world’s oldest full-rigged tall ship Sørlandet. The...

May 29, 2015
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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Playing Pirate Does Not a Sailor Make

When I first read of the rescue of the tall ship Liana’s Ransom, I contacted friends in the tall ship community to express my sadness at the loss of the...

April 2, 2015
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Monday, March 30, 2015

Tall Ship Abandoned – Nine Rescued from Canadian Schooner Off Massachusetts

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued all nine crewmembers from the Canadian tall ship Liana's Ransom 58 miles east of Gloucester, Massachusetts on Monday.

March 30, 2015
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Here’s What It Looks Like to Climb the 58-Meter Mast of a Tall Ship – Video

Here’s some GoPro video of a cadet at Russia’s Murmansk State Technical University climbing a 58-meter mast onboard the STS Sedov, a steel-hulled barque and one of the largest training...

September 23, 2014
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