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L’Hermione

The original French frigate Hermione left France in 1781 carrying the Marquis de Lafayette with a promise of support for the American colonies against the British. More than 200 years later, the replica Hermione has left France for a new voyage to America in 2015. The ship will cruise up the American coast during this […]

Posted on May 15th, 2015|Categories: Special Events|

Fourth of July

 

We could do a Fireworks Sail and go out past Fort McHenry to see the fireworks, but the best place to see the show is actually right at our dock. It’s the best view in the harbor! So we’re going to host our own Fourth of July Dock Party! Fifteen guests can watch the fireworks […]

Posted on May 15th, 2015|Categories: Special Events|

Old City Seaport Festival

Join the crew of the Summer Wind as we welcome a whole fleet of tall ships to Philadelphia as part of the Old City Seaport Festival at the Independence Seaport Museum October 11-13. The museum will be selling tickets for river tours aboard many of the other ships. This year we’ll feature eight tall ships […]

Posted on October 1st, 2014|Categories: Special Events|

Sail for Tall Ships Day

On Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tall Ships across the country set sail to honor the restoration of the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan. This national sailing event is sponsored by Tall Ships America (the U.S. sail training association) and Mystic Seaport and the schooner Summer Wind represented Philadelphia. The Morgan, the last wooden whale ship […]

Posted on July 1st, 2014|Categories: Special Events|