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Lunenburg

Three Tall Ships To Sail From Lunenburg

Bluenose II, Pride of Baltimore II, and Picton Castle will sail out of Lunenburg harbour together on Saturday June 15, starting around 10:00am. All three vessels are heading for the Great Lakes where they will participate in the Tall Ships Challenge, an event made up of a series of port festivals and races, organized by […]

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Summer Voyage 2012

Vineyard Haven

May 30, 2012 By Kate “Bob” Addison After a busy and exciting weekend at Greenport Tall Ships festival it’s nice to have arrived at the peaceful and pretty harbour of Vineyard Haven on the north side of Martha’s Vineyard. We cast off under sail from Greenport yesterday about lunchtime and sailed in company with Pride […]

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Summer Voyage 2012

Tall Ships Greenport

By Kate “Bob” Addison May 28, 2012 Picton Castle is enjoying a wonderful Memorial Day weekend here at the Tall Ships event at Greenport, NY. We’re tied up with the “HMS” Bounty opposite us on the other side of the pier, and topsail schooner Unicorn just along the pier next to Bounty. Topsail schooners Lynx […]

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Summer Voyage 2012

Savannah Bound

The Picton Castle is sailing along fine in nice fair breezes, light winds to be sure but lovely anyway. The gang is working hard at all sorts of sailorizing jobs such as bending royals, switching out the fore t’gallant, renewing running rigging, new varnish and getting ready for our visit to Savannah, Georgia in a […]