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Captain’s Log — CBMM: Home Away from Home

Friday, August 11, 2017 — What a lovely home away from home it is for Pride whenever she is able to visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, Maryland! Like-minded folk for all things Chesapeake Bay historical watercraft have great appreciation for each other’s efforts in the preservation and re-creation of the unique watercraft of the Chesapeake…

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Captain’s Log – Hail to the Accomplished Crews of Sail Training International’s Rendez-vous 2017!

Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Sail Training International’s Rendez-vous 2017 Bermuda to Boston race results are now official: 1st place in Class B goes to Pride of Baltimore II.   (…and the crowed roared…joke…maybe the roar we imagined merely whispered in our minds …). 2017 back-to-back 1st place wins by Pride of Baltimore II are now recorded in international tall…

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SAIL MAIL: Pride’s Next Chapter

Greetings! When I began working with Pride in 2013, we were in the midst of a series of bicentennial events commemorating the War of 1812, which lasted from 1812 to 1815. Yes, the Treaty of Ghent officially ended the war in December 1814, but news was slow to travel in those days and the Battle of New Orleans was fought…

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SAIL MAIL: A Small World

Greetings! This month, I want to introduce you to someone. His name is Chenqi Huang, but he goes by the nickname, Bill. Bill first came on board Pride of Baltimore II back in 1998, during our Asia tour, in Xiamen, China. At the time he was just 12 years old. “I was always interested in sailing,” Bill says, “A Tall…

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SAIL MAIL: Defenders’ Day With Pride of Baltimore II

Greetings! Have you been aboard Pride lately? Our Home Port of the Brave season continues in Baltimore this month as we celebrate Defenders’ Day at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. We’ll also feature a special privateers-related book talk. And we’ll be offering day sails and free deck tours at locations around Baltimore’s harbor all month. You won’t want…

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SAIL MAIL: Celebrate July With Pride!

Celebrate July With Pride! Greetings! Celebrate Independence Day with America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador, Pride of Baltimore! After a successful visit to Philadelphia as part of the Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden festival, Pride has returned to Baltimore, just in time for Independence Day weekend! Pride will be at the Inner Harbor on Friday July 3rd. As part of our free deck tour…

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See Pride of Baltimore Rendezvous with the Hermione!

Greetings! You’re invited to an event of International proportions! On Friday, June 19, 2015, America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador, Pride of Baltimore II, will rendezvous with the French-built Hermione. You may have heard about the Hermione recently on TV. In April, Hermione departed from France on a two-month Living History Sail to commemorate the voyage that brought a young Marquis de Lafayette…

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