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SUMMER 2017

LEG 3: July 30th - August 5th, 2017

VOYAGE START PORT: boston, massachusetts

voyage end port: portland, maine

Sights: outer harbor islands; fort george; casco bay 

PRICE: $1,700 USD

Registration open until July 15th

Open to 13-18 years old

Experience a new type of sailing adventure

SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is a 200 ft, three-masted, full-rigged Tall Ship. With 20 sails and 7 miles of rope on board, there is no room for idle hands when we set sail! Life on Oliver Hazard Perry means you become a part of our crew, from hauling lines, to climbing aloft, to taking the helm, you will participate in every aspect of sailing the ship. No previous sailing experience or extraordinary fitness is required, while life aboard is active and hard work, a positive attitude and sense of adventure is the only prerequisite to join!

In addition to the wealth of knowledge you will gain sailing Oliver Hazard Perry, there are many additional educational opportunities during your time aboard, including: 
-Knots, Splicing, Turks Head Bracelets
-Navigation & Basic Plotting
-Ship's Systems & Engineering
-Marine Biology
-Ocean Conservation & Environmental Impact

PROPOSED ITINERARY

Day 1: July 30th – Embark Oliver Hazard Perry at 3pm in Boston, Massachusetts.  Dock and safety orientation while sailing to anchor in the Outer Harbor Islands.

Day 2: July 31st – Sail by Fort George and sail overnight.

Day 3: August 1st – Arrive at Hurricane Island, anchor overnight.

Day 4: August 2nd –  Port landing on Hurricane Island.

Day 5: August 3rd – Sail along the coast, anchoring in mid-coast Maine. 

Day 6: August 4th – Sail towards Portland, and anchor in Casco Bay. Potential evening landing on Fort Gorges. 

Day 7: August 5th – Disembark in Portland, Maine at 11am. 

 

NOTE: All inclusions, landings and sail routes are subject to change based on weather, safety conditions, and captain's discretion.