Sunday, July 06, 2008

schooner ZODIAC and Karl Mehrer

The schooner ZODIAC can be reached at:

At the recent tall ships festival in Tacoma, WA, Capt. Tim Mehrer, received the "life-time achievement award" for his father Karl from Bert Rogers, Exe. Director of ASTA and Nancy Richardson:



The LADY WASHINGTON participated in the tall ships festivals in Victoria, Tacoma, and Port Alberni:

the ketch CUTTY SARK

Capt. John Stone of the ketch CUTTY SARK, and the CUTTY SARK under sail.

The CUTTY SARK can be reached at:

LOA: 52'
Beam: 12' 6"
Draft: 6' 6"
Rig: Ketch
Hull: Wood
Year built: 1960
Homeport: Coupeville, WA (Whidbey Island)

figurehead of tallship BOUNTY

The lady depicted on the figurehead of BOUNTY is said to be "Bethea" the original name of the ship that became BOUNTY.

Her Majesty's Canadian ship, ORIOLE

The ketch ORIOLE is the oldest ship in the Canadian Navy.

LOA: 102'
Beam: 19'

Draft: 10'

Rig: Ketch

Hull: Steel

Homeport: Victoria, BC