Monday, May 26, 2008
The schooner WESTWARD stopped in Newport, on her way to New Bedford to take on a class of students for voyage to New London. I was lucky enough to be invited on board, and of course, was set off in their avon to catch these shots.
WESTWARD is 125' LOA.
Friday, May 16, 2008
The former fishing schooner, CREOULA, has been restored by the Portugeuse Navy, and serves as training vessel for future naval officers.
She has blog that is administered by Luis Miguel Correia at:
CREOULA in Barcelona, July 2007. Photos by Thad Koza
Photo credit to Luis Miguel Correia
Another Class has joined the fleet for the Falmouth//Funchall 500 race.
PRINCIPE PERFEITO is a 170' 3-masted schooner from Lisbon, Portugal.
Originally built as a "coaster" in Norway in 1949, she has been restored by her Captain, Rafale Silva, and serves as a charter//sail-training vessel.
Year built: 1949, rebuilt: 2001-06
Homeport: Lisbon, Portugal