Thursday, January 29, 2009

Italian schooner IDEA DUE

The Italian schooner, IDEA DUE, will be particiapting in the Atlantic Challenge 2009.

IDEA DUE is a 74' schooner with steel hull, built in 1986.

She sails with 4 crew members and 12 trainees.

She will be coming to Sail Boston 2009.

For more information go to: Due.html

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Russian tallship, KRUZENSHTERN --Boston '09

The 2nd largest sailing tallship, KRUZENSHTERN, 376 ' LOA, has announced that it will visit Boston for the Sail Boston 2009 events in July.

For more information on Sail Boston 2009 go to:

For more information on KRUZENSHTERN go to:

Monday, January 26, 2009

Bulgarina barquentine KALIAKRA --needs trainees

The Bulgarian barquentine, KALIAKRA, announced an energetic sailing schedule and participation in the Atlantic Challenge for 2009, including 2 trans-Atlantic crossings. It has berths for trainees, and adult guests. KALIAKRA has participated in a number of ASTA and STI tall ships race series.

Contact Julia Doseva, the Training and Marekting Manager of the Bulgaria Maritime Traingin Center, for more information, reservations, and bookings.
She can be reached directly at:

KALIAKRA is a steel-hulled, 160' barquentine that was built in 1984, and refitted in 1992. Her home Waters are the Black Sea, and her homeport is Varna, BULGARIA.

Saturday, January 24, 2009


A relatively new barquentine, PEACEMAKER, has been announced as a tall ships that will participate in Sail Boston 2009.
PEACEMAKER is operated by a group called: Twelve Tribes, and is based in Savannah, Georgia.

For more information go to:

or e-mail:

Or go to my webpage at:

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Russian tallship KRUZENSHTERN

The Russian tallship KRUZENSHTERN has announced plands to participate in the ASTA Atlantic Challenge for 2009.

She is expected to visit the ports of Hamilton, Bermuda, Boston, MA, and Halifax, NS.

For more info on the tallship and the ports festivals and dates, go to: