Sunday, August 30, 2009

Schooner Brilliant

The 61-foot Schooner Brilliant, designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built in 1932 at the Henry B. Nevins yard on City Island, is owned by the Mystic Seaport Museum and has wonderful programs for young people. Link here to learn more about the teen programs on Brilliant.

And link here to see two more nice photos of her underway.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Schooner Aquidneck in Newport

Another beautiful Newport daysailing schooner, the Aquidneck shows her style.

Click here to learn more about the Aquidneck.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Wednesday Night Pizazz

Brutus from Wickford sails upwind in the Wednesday night races.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Aurora Newport

Schooner Aurora with her distinctive tan bark sails takes passengers on daysails / harbor tours in Newport. Link here to learn more about the Aurora.

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Northern Light in Newport

Built in 1938, the beautiful 12-meter Northern Light is still active as a charter vessel in Newport. Here she is sailing in front of Clingstone, the house on the rock off Jamestown.

To learn more about the Northern Light, click here and to see some great interior and exterior photos of the 103-year-old Clingstone Mansion, click here.