Tuesday, July 25, 2006

tall ships Chicago -- book signing

I am scheduled to sign copies of the 4th edition of my tall ships book, Tall Ships: the fleet for the 21st century ( ISBN: 1-59490235-6) on August 5th, 2006, from 1 - 4 PM.

The signing will be at: "Making History Chicago"
700 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Tel: 312.645.0062

See you there.

brigantine PATHFINDER

longboat SAINT PAUL

The Russian long boat from SAINT PAUL, from Vladivostok, now in cleveland

brigantine PLAYFAIR

The 74' brigantine PLAYFAIR is from Toronto, Ontario. She usually travels to the Great Lakes with her sister-ship, PATHFINDER.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006


The PICTON CASTLE, barque from Nova Scotia.


PRIDE of BALTIMORE II at start of Cleveland//Kelley's Island race, July 17th, 2006

Thursday, July 13, 2006

tallship NIAGARA, Clevleand, 12 July

The brig NIAGARA with full sails set, under "dark and stormy" skies in Cleveland, 12 July 2006.

Sunday, July 09, 2006

tall ship SHABAB OMAN, 2007

Cmdr. Chris Biggins has announced the the SHABAB OMAN, the sail-training barquentine of the Omani Navy will be making a courtesy call to the US in 2007. Scheduled "ports of call"are: Charleston, Washignton, Philadelphia, and New York.

To contact Cmdr. C. C. Biggins mailto:cbiggins@omantel.net.om

This shot of SHABAB OMAN was taken in the September 2005 tall ships race
to Santander, and is featured on the "Novmeber" page of the 2007 tall ships calendar:


For additional photos of SHABAB OMAN and crew go to : http://www.tallshipsinternational.net/SHABAB.html

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

5 July 2006

Is anyone reading this ? I think since it started trhere has been "1" comment. That and $3.79, will get me a "grande" at Starbuck's.

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