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PRIDE II Wins First in Class and First in Fleet – TSAC Race #3

It’s official….the results for Sail Training International’s (STI) International Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge (TSAC) Race #3 are in and PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II, the reproduction circa War of 1812 American Baltimore Privateer Schooner, has been declared 1st in Fleet and 1stin Class B based on handicap rankings. PRIDE II’s Captain and crew were presented with two sculpted glass awards for…

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TSAC Race #3 ~ Alongside in Charleston Awaiting the Rest of the Fleet

KRUZENSHTERN and PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II entered Charleston at the same time today. The broken foremast of KRUZENSHTERN was plain and painful to see. It appears she was on a braced up sharp port tack with sails set to her royals when the breakage occurred. From the topmast trestles up, which is nearly the upper half of the whole mast…

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TSAC Race #3 Differing Strategies Emerge Among the Fleet

The sea conditions continue to remain benign for the whole fleet. Especially those to the south with today’s sunny and moderate sea. PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II managed to find the center of the dissipating low hence sailed right into the center of the wind-less hole left by the passing low. She remained in that hole for almost the whole night.…

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TSAC Race 3 – Taking Advantage of Good Sailing While it Lasts

The weather gave PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II a very big boost over the last 24 hours. After all kinds of plotting of positions and comparing yesterday’s fleet positions with today’s, PRIDE turned in the longest distance advanced in 24 hours of 194 nautical miles. The next longest was PETER VON DANZIG at 182 nautical miles. Longest distance advanced in 24…

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