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Tall Ships at Greenwich

Recently Greenwich held a Tall Ships festival. As the name suggests there were tall ships, in Greenwich.. So Layla and I hotfooted it down one evening after work. 63 more words


Characters at the Greenwich Tall Ships Festival

Characters  (18 pics)

I’m a star. – Those on the other end of the lead were watching the river and had no idea what their dog was doing.  103 more words


San Salvador galleon replica nears completion!

On my way to the Cabrillo Festival yesterday, I swung by Spanish Landing across from the airport to check out the San Salvador. As you might recall from my… 204 more words

Spanish Armada?

Well, not really.  But a photo of a replica (how’s that for being pretty far removed?) of a Spanish galleon docked in Annapolis.  It’s great to live near one of the sailing centers of the world – we get to see all kinds of cool ships and boats here.   72 more words

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The Tall Ships at Greenwich

The Greenwich Tall Ships Festival

14 pics. The Festival brought a group of tall ships up the Thames for the first time in 25 years.  They met from all over the world at Falmouth and raced to Greenwich.  362 more words


Festival recreates landing of explorer Cabrillo.

San Diego’s 51st Annual Cabrillo Festival was held today. Taking place at Ballast Point near the south end of Naval Base Point Loma, the event allowed the public to view a reenactment of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s entrance into San Diego Bay in 1542. 496 more words

Pender sailor back on tall ship

September 27, 2014

“They wouldn’t just take anyone on.”

The phenomenon of students booking on to travel the world in a tall ship was one of the most fascinating to me when I arrived in the Gulf Islands on the west coast of Canada at the end of the 1990s. 468 more words