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The Tall Ships are Coming to Boston

In June, Boston will host the largest convergence of tall ships in North America since the 1990s.

April 30, 2017
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Sail Boston’s Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta Trans-Atlantic Race is around the corner. Courtesy Sail Boston

From June 17-22, Boston will host the largest number of tall ships to converge in one North American port in nearly two decades.

The Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta Trans-Atlantic Race will include 50 tall ships and vessels from more than a dozen countries. The fleet will cruise into Boston—the regatta’s only scheduled stop at a U.S. port—during the Parade of Sail.

Many of the ships will tie up at marinas throughout the city so the public can step aboard for tours.

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Sail Boston is organizing the event in addition to concurrent activities that will be free for the public. Expect a program of sailing exhibitions, educational workshops and chances to meet the tall ship crewmembers at a parade and barbecue.

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