Found this on Sea-Fever
The Following vessels are showing as confirmed at preceeding stops on the 2012 Tall Ships tour. As not all vessels make all the stops, it is likely that not all will visit Halifax.
Pride of Baltimore II
La Belle Poule
Sir Martin II
The Tree of Life
Spirit of Massachusetts
UPDATE: The Following Tall Ships America Member Vessels are showing as appearing in Halifax.
PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II
Review Photos form the 2009 Tallships Event on our Facebook page. You can find the Gallery Here
The Venezuelan Navy tall ship Simon Bolivar Arrived today and tied up at the Cable Wharf. She will be here until the 24th
The Ship open to the public:
March 19 2pm-6pm
March 20 9am-Noon and 4pm–6pm
March 21, 22 & 23 9am – 6pm
For More – See Wikipedia
The original Bluenose wrecked off Haiti in 1946, while working as a frighter. The working Sail tradition in parts of the Caribian is still in existance to this day long after large motorized ships have become commonplace, However this tradition is vansihing. This Film explores the History.
For more visit http://www.vanishingsail.com
The Tall ships are coming July 19 – 23. While the details of the Nova Scotia stops are thin, The American stops feature a significant Non-sail naval presence to commemorate the war of 1812 along with the Tall ships themselves. Though not confirmed for Halifax, these are some likely Sail Attendees.
BAE Guayas (BE-21) – Ecuadoran Navy
KRI Dewaruci – Indonesian Navy
ARC Gloria – Colombian Navy.
NE Cisne Branco (u20) – Brazilian navy
SPS Juan Sebastian De Elcano (A01) – Spanish Navy
USCGC Eagle – US Coast Guard
I would also expect a significant NATO Presence around this time, due to their stops in the US – Including HMS Talent, RFA Argus, FGS Hessen, HDMS Absalon, and KNM Thor Heyerdahl.
Photo Above is the Picton Castle form Tall Ships 2009
Melfi Marine to drop Hailfax port for Montreal
After almost 16 years Melfi Marine is dropping Halifax as a port of call in favour the Port of Montreal.
Cruise season over for Halifax-built ship
Pearl Seas Cruises said it had to cancel the remainder of the 2009 Eastern Canadian and St. Lawrence Seaway cruises because of deficiencies with the Pearl Mist recently discovered during sea trials, quality issues and construction delays.
Picton Castle’s odyssey over
The Picton Castle returned to Lunenburg at Saturday after completing its circumnavigation of the Atlantic Ocean