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Marathon-Like Security on Waterfront for June 17th Tall Ships “Parade of Sail”

Sail Boston, Inc., Boston Police, US Coast Guard and other public safety officials held a community meeting in the North End last week, emphasizing the tight security procedures to be in place for the arrival of the Tall Ships Regatta in Boston on June 17th. With over one million spectators expected along Boston’s waterfront, Conventures head Dusty Rhodes described Read More…

Event Notices

Sail Boston “Tall Ships” Kicks Off June 17th – Event Schedule

Tall Ships organizer, Sail Boston, has released details for the upcoming schedule of events, starting on June 17th: Sail Boston Schedule of Events Released Grand Parade of Sail on June 17 Kicks Off Maritime Celebration On June 17, dozens of majestic sailing vessels from around the globe will enter Boston’s inner harbor under sail for the Read More…

Event Notices

Historic Norwegian Tall Ship, The Sørlandet, Makes Port of Call as Ramp up to Sail Boston 2017

Ramping toward the big Tall Ships Boston event in June, Sail Boston has an update on a pre-arrival this weekend: Sail Boston, Inc. is proud to welcome back to Boston the Norwegian Tall Ship Sørlandet, the oldest full rigged ship in operation in the world. The ship’s visit is part of the ongoing ramp up Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Mexican Tall Ship Cuauhtémoc Arrives in Boston Harbor

Braving this week’s snow storm, the Mexican Tall Ship Cuauhtémoc arrived in Boston Harbor. Docked at Fan Pier, the arrival is the first in a series of introductory visits leading up to Sail Boston 2017. The training ship Cuauhtémoc is nearly three hundred-foot-long with a three-masted barque. Built in the shipyards of Bilbao, Spain in 1982, she has Read More…

Event Notices

100 Day Countdown to the Return of the Tall Ships

100 Day Countdown to the Return of the Tall Ships The long awaited Grand Parade of Sail to kick off Sail Boston 2017 On March 8, 2017, Sail Boston officially began its 100 day countdown to the Return of the Tall Ships. On June 17, more than fifty majestic sailing vessels from around the globe, led Read More…

Government

State House Rundown on Last Minute Legislation & Local Initiatives

These last few days of the State’s legislative session saw a flurry of activity, with several legislative items having local impact. We caught up with State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz for a rundown on issues that could impact the neighborhood. Michlewitz represents the Third Suffolk District including the North End / Waterfront, South End and parts of Read More…

Arts & Culture

Photos: Tall Ships Sagres and Hermione in Boston Harbor

It is a weekend of Tall Ships in Boston Harbor with the Portuguese Navy’s Sagres and France’s Hermione docked at Fan Pier and Rowes Wharf, respectively, for public tours. Arriving at Fan Pier in the Seaport, the Portuguese Navy’s Tall Ship Sagres arrived as part of Sail Boston 2015. The Sagres is one of the world’s most iconic Read More…