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Gunkholing Maine

Tuesday, 7 August, 2012  /  Pride of Baltimore II Pos: At Anchor off Portland, Maine’s East End  /  Wx: SE F 3, 3/8 Ci, Pleasant With scarcely 24 hours at the dock, Pride of Baltimore II was back from her Nova Scotian foray, cleared into U.S. Customs and off on a five-day cruise along the Maine Coast. With no particular…

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"Farewell to (Tall Ships) Nova Scotia," Two Quaint and Totally Different Towns, and Chasseur – Pride II’s Pride and Joy

Tuesday, 31 July, 2012 Pos: 43 21.2’N X 066 42.1’W Wx: WSW F 2, Seas 1′, Fog Pride of Baltimore II Motor-Sailing under Mains’l, Gaff Tops’l and Stays’l at 6 knots. After nearly two weeks in the cold waters and warm hospitality of Nova Scotia, Pride of Baltimore II is bound for Maine and the USA. Since our fully-packed stay…

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Hats off to Halifax, Eagle Steals our Broom, Tattooed at the Citadel and What we do “When No One’s Looking."

25 July 2012 Pos: Alongside the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg Nova Scotia Wx: North Force 1, 5/8 Stratus After an adventurous sail to windward along the Nova Scotian coast, Pride of Baltimore II is snug in the quintessentially Canadian Maritime Seaport of Lunenburg. Arriving in town along with tops’l schooners Lynx, Unicorn and Amistad we joined Larinda, Providence…

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Reaching for New England

29 September, 2011 Pos: 42 55.2’N x 067 46.0’W Wx: SxW F5, Seas 3-5′ Overcast Pride of Baltimore II left Lunenburg yesterday morning after a few great days of revelry with the crews of two great schooners and one outstanding barque. From the time we secured and cleared back into customs on Sunday night, there was a sense of excitement along…

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Diverting for. . . Weather?

Position: Rafted Alongside the Barque Picton Castle, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Wx: W F 1, Clear, Way too warm to be Nova Scotia September 26, 2011 Sunday, September 25 was a glorious day for weather, schooners and sailing camaraderie. After alternately sailing and motoring in nearly clockwork fashion of 12 hour stretches through fog, light air and misty rain, since locking…

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A Break in the Weather

Thursday, June 16, 2011 PRIDE II…finally able to depart Lunenburg bound for Rochester, New York. For three days PRIDE II has been weathering out contrary weather on the Atlantic shore of Nova Scotia. But it looks now like the weather is changing and PRIDE II will be able to depart early Thursday for her destination of Rochester, New York. So…what has been this…

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