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CAPTAIN’S LOG: Sailing a big complex schooner in tight waters

Captain’s Log Thursday, August 21, 2014 Washington DC Navy Yard Pride of Baltimore II is moored at the Navy Yard in Washington DC. A 100 nautical mile trek up the Potomac River. A river that winds serpentine like as it narrows to a navigable channel only a couple of hundred feet wide. Today there are two low level bridges to pass…

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PRESS RELEASE: Pride of Baltimore, Inc. Welcomes Six New Trustees to the Board of Directors

Contact: Kate Cwiek PR & Marketing Manager kate@pride2.org 410-539-1170   PRIDE OF BALTIMORE, INC. WELCOMES SIX NEW TRUSTEES TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS   BALTIMORE, MD – Pride of Baltimore, Inc. welcomes six executives and community leaders to its Board of Directors. Albert Grimes, Jim Hilyard, Paul Mauritz, Michael McDaniel, Luke Ritter, and Richard Wiklund join a dynamic board of 21…

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CAPTAIN’S LOG: “The Spa” aboard PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II…a rare speciality…to be found nowhere else…

Swimming, sailing, exercise, calisthenics, weights, climbing, good food, cool drinks, naps in the morning, naps in the afternoon, fantastic deserts, all day long activities, well into the evening hours. Night-sky full of stars and the occasional planet. A half moon at the moment. Ever changing view of wide open spaces remote from crowded developments. Quiet environment save for the wind…

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PRESS RELEASE: Pride to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Baltimore for the Firs Time Since Her Commissioning in 1988

For Immediate Release Date: June 24, 2014 Contact: Kate Cwiek, PR & Marketing Manager: kate@pride2.org, 410-539-1170   PRIDE TO CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY IN BALTIMORE FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE HER COMMISSIONING IN 1988 America’s Star-spangled Ambassador will be open to the public for special fireworks sail on July 4   BALTIMORE, MD (June 24, 2014) – July 2014…

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PRESS RELEASE: Pride of Baltimore to Make Port Stop in Solomon’s, MD During 2014 Star-Spangled Tour

Contact: Kate Cwiek, PR & Marketing Manager kate@pride2.org, 410-539-1170   PRIDE OF BALTIMORE to Make Port Stop in Solomon’s, MD During 2014 Star-Spangled Tour America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador to participate in Tall Ship Invasion and Battle of St. Leonard’s Creek   BALTIMORE (June 9, 2014) – From June 19 through June 22, 2014 Pride of Baltimore II, a reconstruction of an…

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PRESS RELEASE: Pride of Baltimore to Visit Havre de Grace for War of 1812 Weekend

Contact: Kate Cwiek, PR & Marketing Manager kate@pride2.org, 410-539-1170   Pride of Baltimore to Visit Havre de Grace for War of 1812 Weekend America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador to offer education programs and guided deck tours BALTIMORE, April 28, 2014 – Pride of Baltimore will return to Havre de Grace on Thursday, May 1st for War of 1812Weekend. The ship will be…

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PRESS RELEASE: Maryland Students Challenged to Tell the Story of the “Star-Spangled Banner”

Contact: Kate Cwiek, PR & Marketing Manager kate@pride2.org, 410-539-1170   Maryland Students Challenged to Tell the Story of the “Star-Spangled Banner” Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore present first annual Maritime Day Contest BALTIMORE, April 28, 2014 – In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the penning of the national anthem, Pride of Baltimore and the Port of Baltimore…

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MEDIA ALERT: Pride of Baltimore Now Offering Guided Deck Tours

Contact: Kate Cwiek, Pride of Baltimore PR & Marketing Manager kate@pride2.org, 410-539-1170 Pride of Baltimore Now Offering Guided Deck Tours Come aboard for a 30-minute guided tour aboard America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador   BALTIMORE, April 24, 2014 — Pride of Baltimore is now offering a series of guided deck tours to their list of opportunities to come aboard.  The first series…

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CAPTAIN’S LOG: Readying PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II for Maryland’s 2014 Bicentennial Commemorations of 1812 War events in 1814

For the moment winter is in abeyance and spring weather abounds. During this advance on more summery weather crew of PRIDE have turned-to with focus to the myriad things required doing to ready PRIDE for the 2014 sailing season. The photos represent only a small portion of today’s activity. There are four crew aloft attending to attaching the main gaff-topsail…

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PRESS RELEASE: Maryland Day Celebrations with Pride of Baltimore II and the Maryland Historical Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pride of Baltimore: Kate Cwiek kate@pride2.org 410-539-1170 Maryland Historical Society: Laura Rodini lrodini@mdhs.org 410-685-3750 Ext. 322 Maryland Day Celebrations with Pride of Baltimore II and the Maryland Historical Society See the Recreated Star-Spangled Banner Flag at the Maryland Statehouse in Annapolis March 25, 2014   Img: Pride II BALTIMORE, March 17, 2013 — The Maryland Historical…

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