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Ecuador's Tall Ship, Guayas (Don Emmert/Getty Images)

Visitors Can Choose New London Or Newport To Visit Tall Ships Next Month

By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Tall ships from around the world will converge on southern New England for one weekend in early July, but will be sailing into two different ports. […]

06/02/2012

Fort Adams, RI, State Park (Courtesy fortadams.org)

Rhode Island Looks Forward To Tall Ships, America’s Cup Event This Summer

With a new America’s Cup event and a gathering of tall ships headed to Newport this summer, Rhode Island’s 2012 tourist season aims to attract visitors with a celebration of its nautical heritage.

05/28/2012

Amistad (Courtesy Amistad America website)

Amistad Prepares To Sail Again

Amistad America has been re-thinking its business plan after damage on its return from a trip to Cuba required an estimated $100.000 in repairs. After the boat is repaired and passes its Coast Guard inspections,the plan is for the ship to spend the warm weather months operating between New Haven, New London and Mystic, running youth educational programs, day sails and short trips.

01/29/2012

PhotoCredit: Flickr care of Bill Kent

Economy Expected to Hurt Tall Ships

A weak economy is expected to reduce funding, revenue and tourists at next year’s festival of tall ships in New London.

10/07/2011