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Picton Castle

Specifications of Picton Castle
Operations: Cadet Training, Cargo, Deck Events, Educational Programmes, Entertainment, Film or TV Production, Historic Re-enactment, Hospitality, Parties, Sail Training
Class: A
Rig: Barque
Year Launched: 1997
Length Overall (LOA): 179 Feet
Home Port: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
Previous Names: Picton Castle (1928), HMS Picton Castle (1939-1945), Dolmar (194?-1996)
Permanent Crew: 14
Trainee / Passenger Berths: 38

Picton Castle is a 179ft class A barque launched in 1997.

World Voyaging Sail Training Ship

The Barque Picton Castle is a three-masted tall ship based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada best known for our adventurous sail training voyages around the world. Anyone can become a trainee crew member, no experience required, just a desire to become part of the crew that sails the ship. We are an award-winning member of both Tall Ships America and Sail Training International.

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