Photo by George Brekris

Photo by George Brekris

SUMMER 2017

LEG 4: August 8th - 20th, 2017

VOYAGE START PORT: portland, maine

VOYAGE END PORT: newport, rhode island

Sights: casco bay; coastal maine; lunenburg, nova scotia

PRICE: $3,000 USD

Registration open until July 15th

Open to 15 - 18 years

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: August 8th – Embark Oliver Hazard Perry at 3pm in Portland, Maine.  Dock and safety orientation while sailing to anchor in Casco Bay. 

Days 2: August 9th  – Sail north and anchor mid-coast Maine.

Day 3 - 5: August 10th - 12th – Sail north along the coast of Maine.

Day 6, 7: August 13th - 14th –  Arrive in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, a historic fishing town. Spend two nights anchored.  

Day 8: August 15th  – Depart Lunenburg.

Day 9 - 12: August 16th - 19th – Sail back south to Newport, Rhode Island. Anchor the last night in Narragansett Bay.

Day 13: August 20th –  Disembark at 9am.

 

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