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Italian Navy Tall Ship “Amerigo Vespucci” Returns to Grace Boston Harbor [Photos & Video]

The Italian Navy’s Tall Ship Amerigo Vespucci was welcomed back to Boston Harbor this week. In the above video, Captain Angelo Patruno talks about the return of 86 year-old training vessel to Boston as part of its recent worldwide tour. Often referred to as the “most beautiful ship in the world,” the full-rigged, three hundred-thirty foot ship is Read More…

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Amerigo Vespucci, Italian Tall Ship, Returns to Boston Harbor July 18-22

Just as the last sails disappear over the horizon from over fifty Tall Ships leaving Sail Boston’s successful maritime festival last month, Sail Boston, Inc. welcomes the Italian Navy’s Tall Ship Amerigo Vespucci back to Boston Harbor, on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. The beautiful full-rigged, three hundred-thirty foot ship is an official training ship of the Italian Navy. She was Read More…

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Tall Ships Docked in Boston Harbor, From Day Into the Night [Photo Gallery]

The Tall Ships are docked around Boston Harbor, in Charlestown, Rowes Wharf and the Seaport District. After arriving on Saturday in the Grand Parade of Sail, most are open for public boarding before departing on Thursday morning. Thanks to our friend Joe and the Boston Sailing Center, we had a front row seat on Sunday Read More…

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Timelapse Video: Grand Parade of Sail for Tall Ships – Sail Boston 2017

Watch this timelapse video to see the entire Grand Parade of Sail in less than two minutes! Starting with the 295-foot US Coast Guard Eagle and spraying fireboats, watch over 50 tall ships come into the main channel of Boston Harbor, along the North End waterfront before turning around in Charlestown and heading to their assigned berthing Read More…

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Photo Gallery: Tall Ships at Sail Boston 2017

For the first time since 2000, a full Tall Ships regatta returned to Boston Harbor. On Saturday, June 17th, over 50 majestic ships from around the world arrived with a Grand Parade of Sail. The parade kicks off five days of nautical festivities with many opportunities for public boarding. Sail Boston 2017 is part of the Read More…

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The Tall Ships Are Coming! Here’s Everything You Need to Know

The highly anticipated arrival of the Tall Ships to Boston harbor is finally upon us! This exciting event comprised of over 50 majestic ships from around the world will commence this Saturday, June 17, with the Grand Parade of Sail. The parade kicks off five days of nautical festivities including re-enactments, musical performances, ceremonies and daily Read More…

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Sail Boston 2017 Unveils Tall Ships Berthing Plan

Sail Boston has unveiled the berthing locations for the Tall Ships that will enter Boston harbor this weekend. They will dock at the World Trade Center, the Fish Pier, the Fan Pier, the Charlestown Navy Yard, the Moakley Courthouse, and Rowes Wharf. The parade sails into the inner harbor this Saturday, June 17, at 9:00 AM Read More…

Transportation

City of Boston Traffic & Parking Restrictions for Parade of Sail

The Sail Boston Parade of Sail taking place on Saturday, June 17, 2017, will impact traffic and parking in several Boston neighborhoods. Those attending the event are strongly encouraged NOT to drive their personal vehicles. Information on transportation options to and from established viewing areas is available at www.sailboston.com/getting-here/ Please note that the City of Read More…

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Tuesday’s Guide: About Those Fireworks, Tall Ships Throwback, Boston Harbor Rescue, Candlelit Procession Tonight

Fireworks over the @NorthEndBoston pic.twitter.com/cCnAc0mp87 — John in Eastie (@Johnfpc) June 13, 2017 Did you catch the surprise fireworks over the Boston Harbor last night? It sounds like it was related to an event in the Seaport District. Things to know for Tuesday Events for Tuesday, June 13th: 6:00pm St. Anthony of Padua Candlelit Procession – Starts at St. Read More…

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Sail Boston Unveils Transportation and Access to Viewing Areas Plan for North End / Waterfront

The long awaited Grand Parade of Sail will mark the official start of Sail Boston on Saturday, June 17. A number of security measures will be put in place on the North End / Waterfront. Read on to learn more! The City’s Police and Transportation Departments, along with the Coast Guard, Massport, MBTA, and representatives from Sail Read More…

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Sail Boston Releases Recreational Boating Guidelines

Are you planning to take your boat out in Boston Harbor while the Tall Ships are here? Read more below to learn about important boating regulations and traffic patterns that will be in effect June 17 – 22 during the Tall Ships’ visit to Boston. Sail Boston, Inc. has released recreational boating guidelines related to the June 17 – 22 maritime Read More…

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Harbors Get Crowded When Tall Ships Visit

View post on imgur.com It has been a while since the full Tall Ships regatta have visited Boston. As a reminder of what a busy harbor can look like, check out this time-lapse video of the 2015 Sail Amsterdam. With restrictions on private boats in Boston during the Parade of Sail, there will likely be fewer surrounding Read More…