After completing a ten-week voyage on the east coast of the USA, Picton Castle will sail home to Lunenburg on Wednesday August 5, 2015, arriving between 10:00am and 11:00am.
On this voyage, the ship participated in the Tall Ships Challenge, a series of festivals and races organized by Tall Ships America. Ports visited include Cape Charles, VA; Philadelphia, PA; Camden, NJ; Greenport, NY; and Portland, ME. Picton Castle hosted tens of thousands of visitors across her decks in these ports and took home a second place finish in the race from Cape May to Greenport.
Just before embarking on this summer's voyage, Picton Castle completed a two and a half year voyage around the world, her sixth time circling the globe.
The ship will be in port in Lunenburg until October for a period of routine maintenance and repair.
Starting October 1, a new crew will sign aboard for orientation and training before setting sail from Lunenburg on an adventurous voyage that includes two transatlantic crossings.
For more information, please contact Voyage Coordinator Maggie Ostler by telephone at 902 634 9984 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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