Tag Archives : Tall ship


SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is Newest Addition to America’s Tall Ship Fleet

Maritime History in the Making SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is Newest Addition to America’s Tall Ship Fleet NEWPORT, R.I. (April 14, 2014) – While lathes are turning in Washington State, dozens of riggers have begun working on the standing rigging that will faithfully support the three masts of SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. The 200-foot square-rigged […]


Tall Ships America Statement regarding loss of HMS BOUNTY

Tall Ships America Statement regarding loss of HMS BOUNTY:   The tall ship HMS BOUNTY was lost yesterday in Hurricane Sandy off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Of the 16 persons reportedly aboard at the time, we understand that one individual has perished, and that 14 others were rescued, thanks to the exemplary courage and skill […]


Tall Ships Challenge 2012

First of Three Races Completed for 2012 TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE®   Greenport, N.Y., Prepares for Memorial Day Weekend Maritime Festival   NEWPORT, R.I. (May 17, 2012) – Having left a huge public maritime festival in Savannah, Ga., on Monday, May 7, seven tall ships have made it to Cape Fear, N.C., completing the first leg […]


BANKNEWPORT BOAT LOAN LAUNCH

BANKNEWPORT BOAT LOAN LAUNCH DESIGNATES SSV OLIVER HAZARD PERRY BENEFICIARY   Help Build Rhode Island’s Education-at-Sea Tall Ship     NEWPORT, R.I. (May 7, 2012) –  BankNewport’s new boat loan program was launched with a special announcement connecting loan customers with the opportunity to help build Rhode Island’s Education-at-Sea Tall Ship, the SSV Oliver Hazard […]


Oliver Hazard Perry Fundraiser

Oliver Hazard Perry Fundraiser Helping to Build Rhode Island’s Education-at-Sea Tall Ship NEWPORT, R.I. (April 17, 2012) – Rhode Island’s first education-at-sea tall ship, the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, is on its way to completion, and a fund raiser to be held on Thursday, May 17 (6:30-9:00 p.m.) will bring the community together to celebrate […]


Tall Ships at Newport R.I.

Tall Ships are Coming!®  TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Race Series and Maritime Festivals Set for East Coast  NEWPORT, R.I.  (April 16, 2012) – Celebrating the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812, more than 25 tall ships will make their way up the Eastern Seaboard this summer to participate in the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Atlantic Coast […]