The Gloucester Schooner Festival celebrates the contribution of the fishing schooner to the history of New England. The events feature the last remaining of these great old vessels as well as modern representations. Square riggers such as Picton Castle, Gazela, and Friendship have been known to participate as well as up to two dozen schooners of all shapes and sizes.
On our way toward Gloucester, we’ll be cruising along the “Gold Coast” of Massachusetts and expect to see such highlights as:
The cost of your ticket includes not only five hours of sailing on the water but unforgettable views of the most picturesque sailing event of the summer.
Fame is a replica of a privateer from the War of 1812. Launched in 2003, Fame cruises on Salem Sound, where pirates & privateers have been making history for 400 years. Fame sails from Memorial Day through Halloween from Pickering Wharf Marina in downtown Salem, Massachusetts.