|With 24 full-color photos, Tall Ships '97 pictures
contemporary as well as original examples of traditional, full-rigged ships
and more. A portion of all proceeds from the sale of the 1997 Tall Ships
Calendar go to support the efforts of Operation
Sail, a non-profit group dedicated to sail training and good will among
|Use the form at the end of this page to order your
calendar or the companion Tall
Ships book. All orders will be shipped on or after August 14th, 1996.
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The calendar contains photographs of the following
ships. Click on a name to see a thumbnail of the photograph.
||Built in 1921 as the MAGDALENE VINNEN in the "Germania"
shipyard of Kiel, SEDOV sailed with cargo between
Europe, South America and Australia....
||ASGARD II continues the proud
tradition of independence and courage that her namesake represents in Irish
history. The original ASGARD was owned and commanded by the Irish patriot
Robert Erskine Childeers (1870-1922). Childers was the author of the fabled
novel, Riddle of the Sands...
||A three-masted, 321-foot, steel-hulled barque, STATSTRAAD
LEHMKUHL was built in 1914 at the Tecklenborgwerft
in Bremerhaven as a training ship for the German Merchant Navy...
||Modeled on the revenue-cutter SWIFT of 1778, PACIFIC
SWIFT's design modified the features of the 18th-century
"clipper paquet brig" to accommodate more fore and aft sails,
which increase maneuverability and speed into the wind..
||"Pungy" schooners were an indigenous and
plentiful craft on the waters in and around the Chesapeake Bay throughout
the 19th century. These colorful ships transported mercantile and perishable
goods from many small ports around the bay. To commemorate these vessels,
the Lady Maryland Foundation of Baltimore has constructed a full-sized
replica of these turn of the century "tall ships", and created
the two-masted, gaff-rigged, 103 foot pungy schooner LADY MARYLAND...
||Rigged like a gaff ketch, the 115 foot wooden ÉTOILE
MOLENE is proudly dubbed a "Dundee thonier"
by her captain...
||The SIMON BOLIVAR
was one of four barques built in Spain for Latin American countries. Similar
in design and rigging, the four ships - GLORIA from Columbia, GUAYAS from
Ecuador, CUAUTEMOC from Mexico, and SIMON BOLIVAR - are almost identical
||The 116-foot Baltic ketch HAWILA
sails frequently to tall ships events in the Baltic and North seas. She
is typical of the many black-hulled "Baltic Traders" which have
been converted to serve sail training programs for youth...
||The 140-foot topsail schooner THOR
HEYERDAHL is named for the famous explorer and oceanographer
of the legendary KONTIKI. Operating out of Kiel, Germany, she is used for
a variety of youth education programs...
||Built in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, for the movie "Mutiny
on the Bounty", H.M.S. BOUNTY
conforms to the original admiralty drawings for Captain Bligh's infamous
ship of the 18th century. At 169 feet overall...
||Completed in 1950 of wood no longer needed for the
construction of World War II submarine chasers, for years BLACK
PEARL enhanced the picturesque entrance to the harbor
at Wickford, Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay...
||This elegant brig is named for the 19th century Polish
composer and pianist Frederyk Chopin. Designed by the naval architect Zygmunt
Choren to specifications of Captain Krystof Baranowski, FREDERYK
CHOPIN combines maximum sail-area and speed, with
stability and safety for educational programs...
|The 22" by 14" wall sized calendar (56 cm
by 35 cm) is available for $10.95 (US), $14.95 (CAN), or 7.5 Pounds Sterling
(UK), plus a postage and handling fee of $4.00 (US), $4.00 (CAN), or 2
Pounds Sterling. The coffee-table book "Tall
Ships, An International Guide" can also be purchased for $39.95
(US), $49.95 (CAN) or 29.95 Pounds Sterling (UK) plus shipping and handling.
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