Image by Michelle Shum
Image by Michelle Shum
* According to our best research or the official organiser
As a part of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE Gulf Coast 2018 series organised by Tall Ships America, many of the ships will be crewed by young people who have never sailed before, running educational programmes that help them to develop both personally and professionally through a practice known as Sail Training.
Following a parade of sail on the Thursday this event will offer a fantastic opportunity for visitors to step aboard many beautiful tall ships from across the world and even spend a few hours sailing aboard some of the ships taking part. If that's not enough for you, the event will coincide with NOLA Navy Week.
Please check the official Tall Ships New Orleans website for Ticket and booking information as well as for updates on scheduling for the parade of sail.
From New Orleans the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® fleet will head out to the Atlantic coast and race north to Sail Philadelphia 2018.
TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® is an annual series organised by Tall Ships America to promote the sail training experience, foster international cultural exchange and keep alive the rich maritime heritage represented by the tall ships community. In between visits to a number of maritime festivals the tall ships take part in races, crewed by young people who may never have sailed before, running educational programmes that help help them to develop both personally and professionally. The 2018 series will see a TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® fleet visit ports on the Gulf Coast for the first time in its history with the events in Galveston, TX, New Orleans, LA, Pensacola, FL before the ...Read More
Tall Ships America®, the official representative for Sail Training in North America Achieved through the challenge of sailing a tall ship on the high seas, Sail Training is an experiential course in personal and professional development championed for its effectiveness by youth organisations, multi-national corporations and even navies from across the world. Tall Ships America®, The American Sail Training Association, is a non-profit organisation focussed on youth development through Sail Training and the preservation of North Americas’ maritime heritage. They organise the annual Tall Ships Challenge® series ...Read More
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