Museum ship Great Britain – proud piece of maritime history

Museum ship Great Britain represents an important period in maritime history. 1800s were exciting times in Britain industrial history. Changes were happening in manufacturing – substitution of hand labor by machines, wood for steel, horse power for steam and coal energy. It was a time of great engineers. One such personality was Isambard Kingdom Brunel […]

Tall ships display their beauty at Parade of Sail in Halifax Harbour

Large sailing tall ship under full sail is one of the most beautiful sights in the world. And when there are about 50 tall ships sailing by then it is a real treat for spectators. This is exactly what people came to enjoy on July 20, 2009 during Tall Ships Halifax Parade of Sail along […]

Bark Kruzenstern visiting Halifax Harbour during Tallships 2009

Barque Kruzenstern is one of the largest sailing ships in the world. Black hull is a feature unique to this vessel. The ship was built in 1926, Germany. Technical data:  length: 114.40 m,  beam: 14.02 m,  sails area : 3,400 sq.m. This sailing vessel visited Halifax during Tallships 2009 race. Some of the photos clearly […]

Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009

All of the photos in this series were taken during Tall Ships Halifax 2009. It was the start of Atlantic Challenge Race last leg from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada to Belfast, Ireland. This was also one of the best tall ships gatherings in years. This race was a joint venture between Sail Training International and Tall […]