The Barque Picton Castle is a three-masted tall ship based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada but best known for our adventurous sail training voyages around the world. Anyone can become a trainee crew member, no experience required, just a desire to become part of the crew that sails the ship. With the guidance of our professional crew, you'll literally learn the ropes. Join us as a trainee crew member on our seventh world circumnavigation voyage beginning in March 2018, applications are being accepted now. Sign on for the full voyage or for just a leg of the voyage!
When vessels come alongside to dock, they need to get lines ashore in
order to tie the vessel to the wharf. Big ships need big lines. It's
not possible to throw these lines because they're so heavy, so a