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.
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."
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
August 11, 2015 at 4:18 PM
In partnership with the Nova Scotia Seamanship Education Society, we're thrilled to announce that scholarships are available for the upcoming Transatlantic Voyage. Scholarships will help to offset the cost of enrolling in a sail training program for individuals wishing to pursue or continue a career at sea.
August 4, 2015 at 10:23 AM
Lunenburg's own world-voyaging tall ship sails in to her home town on Wednesday August 5, 2015. Arrival is scheduled between 10:00am and 11:00am. Join us on the wharf to welcome her home!
May 22, 2015 at 1:58 PM
Sailing into her home base at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada at 2pm on Saturday May 23, Picton Castle will complete her sixth voyage around the world. Join us on the wharf to welcome her home!
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