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
-Ocean Conservation & Environmental Impact
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.