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Lunenburg RDV2017 Rendezvous 2017

New Mizzen Topmast

Most of the crew have now arrived aboard Picton Castle in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada for the Rendezvous 2017 voyage. It’s always an exciting time when a voyage begins. There is a flurry of activity around the ship as people move aboard and get settled, ship’s work picks up speed as the number of hands […]

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RDV2017 Rendezvous 2017

Captain’s Log – 18 April 2017

This summer, Picton Castle will take part in the Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta.  Events of this kind are quite rare; they involve tall ships from around the world racing from port to port on both sides of the Atlantic and appearing in festivals in various ports in between the races.  Rendez-vous 2017 kicked off […]

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Atlantic Ocean Back-To-Back Transatlantics Voyage 2016 La Grande Traversee

La Grand Traversée Airs Starting April 11, 2017

Picton Castle played the role of L’Esperance last summer as the French-language documentary La Grand Traversée was filmed on board while crossing the Atlantic Ocean. We will get to see the first episode when it airs tomorrow night, Tuesday April 11, 2017 on Radio-Canada. La Grand Traversée tells the story of ten “colonists” who made the […]