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Nova Scotia tall ship excited to share connection with Waipu

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 1:22 pm | Barque Picton Castle

More than 160 years after Reverend Norman McLeod and a group of 140 followers set sail from Nova Scotia in search of a new life that would ultimately result in the founding of Waipu, another Nova Scotia sailing ship – one remarkably like McLeod’s ... More >>

Tall Ship Picton Castle Responds to Mayday Call

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 12:25 pm | Barque Picton Castle

AITUTAKI, COOK ISLANDS – It isn’t every day that a cruising yacht with engine trouble and damaged rigging is assisted by a 170-foot square rigger that looks like something from another era, but that’s just what happened when the 42’ sailing ... More >>

Tall Ship Delivers Adventure and Cargo In the South Pacific

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 12:29 pm | Barque Picton Castle

Circling the world five times as part of her famed 30,000-mile circumnavigation voyages, the tall ship Picton Castle has often been called upon to deliver critically-needed goods, including medical supplies and thousands of pounds of donated books and educational ... More >>

 

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