LEG 1: July 5th - 11th, 2017
VOYAGE START/END PORT: NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND
Sights: cape cod canal; stellwagen bank; provincetown
PRICE: $1,700 USD
Registration open until June 30th
Open to 13 - 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
-Ocean Conservation & Environmental Impact
Day 1: July 5th – Embark Oliver Hazard Perry at 3pm in Newport, Rhode Island. Dock and safety orientation while sailing to anchor in the Sakonnet River.
Day 2: July 6th – Sail north through the Cape Cod Canal. Anchor north off Sandwich, MA.
Day 3: July 7th – Sail through Cape Cod Bay up to Stellwagen Bank (potential whale watching). Anchor for the night off Provincetown, MA.
Day 4: July 8th – Shore landing in Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument, Museum, beach)
Day 5: July 9th – Sailing overnight off coast of Cape Cod to the shores of Cuttyhunk Island
Day 6: July 10th – Anchor in Narragansett Bay
Day 7: July 11th – Return to Newport, Rhode Island. Disembark at 11am