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Captain’s Log – Race to Boston Postponed

Date: Monday, June 5, 2017 Position: At anchor in St. George’s Harbor, Bermuda Sail Training International (STI) has postponed the start of the race to Boston. The delay is weather based. The Western North Atlantic is kicking off a phase of boisterous weather and it was thought best to avoid and/or reduce exposure to the racing fleet. There is a…

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Captain’s Log – Compliments to Bermuda!

Photo courtesy of Nic Arnold Date: Sunday, June 4, 2017 Position: Hamilton, Bermuda Tall Ships Bermuda is one of several events marking the progression of an international sail training vessel armada migrating toward a peak event in Quebec City, Canada. The event is the 150th commemoration of Canada’s Confederation. This armada fleet is being called the Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships…

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Captain’s Log – Thank You For Your Support

RIG-UP 2017 Date: March 9, 2017 I find myself reflecting, in this time of converting Pride of Baltimore II back to her swan-like beauty from her ugly duckling winter-covered, down-rigged state, upon the donated support she receives from generous resources, suppliers of goods and skilled artisans alike. During this recent winter lay-up, the ship received various donations: high quality wood…

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Captain’s Log – 2017 Sailing Season Begins Aboard Pride of Baltimore II

The 2017 sailing crew moved aboard on Saturday, February 25. The winter maintenance crew left on Sunday, February 26. The transition is different this time around—typically one period of time ends a few days before another period of time begins. This time, for the first time, they overlapped. The last day of winter maintenance was the first day for the…

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Spring Sailabration, Celebrating 40 Years of Pride in Baltimore, April 27, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Melanie Kelleher, Ainsley & Co., 410.317.8388 Celebrating 40 years of Pride in Baltimore  BALTIMORE, MD – February 17, 2017 – Pride of Baltimore, Inc. is celebrating 40 years of Pride in Baltimore with their inaugural Spring Sailabration on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Industry (BMI). Pride friends…

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Captain’s Log – Winter Maintenance Updates

Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2017 Position: Pride’s maintenance berth : 1910 South Clinton Street With winter maintenance in full swing, Pride’s nine crew members are working hard to get the ship ready for the sailing season. The crew, some new, some seasoned veterans, started work after the New Year. Coming from as far as Superior, WI, and Kalamazoo, MI, and as close…

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