Saturday, March 15, 2008

Bermuda Sloop

Spirit of Bermuda, a Bermuda Sloop designed after an 1831 painting of a Bermuda rigged schooner in the Royal Navy, was commissioned in 2006 in Rockport, Maine and then sailed to Bermuda, her new home. She is pictured here at Tall Ships Rhode Island last July. For more information on the ship and her mission of preparing young people for life and employment, visit

Saturday, March 01, 2008

Three Ships

Three vessels participate in the Tall Ships Challenge series in Newport last July: (from left) the naval sail training ship Cisne Branco from Brazil, the new Schooner Virgina from Norfolk and the Pride of Baltimore II.