Barque Picton Castle News

Picton Castle Operations Assistant

January 22, 2020 at 3:10 PM

Now hiring an Operations Assistant to work full time in our Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada office.

Engineer Wanted for Voyage to the South Pacific

January 6, 2020 at 4:03 PM

The sail training ship Picton Castle is bound for the South Pacific in May 2020 and is in need of an engineer to join the professional crew for the voyage.

Ship's Cat Fiji Returned Safely to Picton Castle

September 3, 2019 at 3:25 PM

After going missing during mysterious adventures ashore in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, following the Tall Ships Erie event, Picton Castle ship's cat Fiji was found and returned safely to the ship.

Now Hiring - Second Mate

March 15, 2019 at 11:46 AM

A licensed second mate is needed for Picton Castle's upcoming summer voyage to the Great Lakes. Approximate dates June 8 to September 15, 2019, starting and ending in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Picton Castle's Around the World Voyage Featured in Soundings Magazine

March 7, 2018 at 5:30 PM

"A circumnavigation is the stuff of dreams, the ultimate sailing challenge. Few pull it off. Making one’s way around as part of a crew under square rig is even more of a storybook adventure — and thanks to the double-topsail barque Picton Castle and her visionary skipper, Capt. Daniel Moreland, hundreds of people have lived that dream."

How 13 Days Aboard A Tall Ship Helped Me Live In The Moment

September 20, 2017 at 11:20 AM

Trainee Daphne Robichaud sailed from Sept-Iles to Quebec City aboard Picton Castle in the summer of 2017. Here's what she learned.

Full Scholarship Available for Young People From Lunenburg County

August 4, 2017 at 4:11 PM

Sail aboard Picton Castle from August 11-27, 2017. Full scholarship funding is available to young people from Lunenburg County. Contact us for details!

PICTON CASTLE visits Norris Point, Newfoundland

August 2, 2017 at 11:29 AM

As part of the Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, PICTON CASTLE visited Norris Point, Newfoundland, a beautiful town on the island's west coast, where these stunning photographs of the ship in gorgeous landscape were captured.

PICTON CASTLE featured on the Sail On Board Blog

May 17, 2017 at 6:33 PM

Did you know that last summer, PICTON CASTLE temporarily took on the name L'ESPERANCE to play a part in a television series? La Grande Traversée is airing now on Radio-Canada!

Captain Moreland Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

February 12, 2016 at 12:18 PM

At the Tall Ships America/Sail Training International joint conference held in Quebec City this past January, Tall Ships America awarded Captain Daniel Moreland with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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