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Tall Ships Coming to Lake Superior Summer 2013

There are no Tall Ships sailing Lake Superior in 2014

This summer of 2013 are going to see a number of Tall Ships visiting Lake Superior

Norwegian Tall Ship Coming to Thunder Bay   

Norwegian Tall Ship Sorlandet  Travel Lake SuperiorLake Superior Day welcomes the Norwegian Tall Ship Sorlandet. at Thunder Bay’s Pool 6 Cruise Ship Dock to accommodate the tall ship on Sunday, July 21 from 10 am to 5 pm.

The 57m long Sorlandet was built in 1927 in the city of Kristiansand, Norway. It is the oldest full-rigged ship in operation. Currently being used as a teaching vessel by Class Afloat, the 

 Sorlandet is based in the community of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. For nine months at a time, students live, study, sail and stand watch aboard the Sorlandet. The vessel travels through the Mediterranean, down the coast of Africa across to Brazil, and up through the Caribbean back to Nova Scotia. 

During Lake Superior Day the Sorlandet will be available for public on deck tours with admission of $3 a person, free for children under 3 years of age.


Tall Ships Visit Duluth Summer 2013

In 2013, guests will have a chance to see a number of ships that have not visited Duluth previously,
Tall Ship Flagship Niagara Travel Lake SuperiorTall Ships® Duluth 2013 will showcase domestic and international ships, including some of the most acclaimed worldwide: 
    • SS Sorlandet 
    • Peacemaker 
    • Schooner Hindu 
    • Flagship Niagara 
    • Pride of Baltimore II 
    • S/V Denis Sullivan 
    • Privateer Lynx 
    • Coaster II 
    • Additional ships to be announced 


It's a rare chance to catch a glimpse; step aboard, and even set sail on some of the grandest ships of yore, July 25- July 29, 2013.

In addition to on board tours, Tall Ships® Duluth 2013 will offer the opportunity for visitors to sail on Lake Superior aboard the Privateer Lynx, S/V Denis Sullivan and the Schooner Hindu. Each vessel will sail several times daily beginning Friday, July 26, providing not only an educational glimpse into daily life aboard a tall ship, but also the grandeur of experiencing Lake Superior under sail. 

For more information on these Tall Ships Visiting Lake Superior Please visit http://lakesuperiornews.com/OutdoorsTravel.aspx

For live ship tracking  visit http://lakesuperiornews.com/Shipping/LakeSuperior.aspx

 





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