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Another tall ship is headed for the North Fork.
El Galeón, a replica of a 16th century Spanish galleon, is expected to dock in Greenport Harbor Monday, according to village officials. Tours will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 18, according to Greenport Village Administrator Paul Pallas. Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Children under five are free. (more…)
VERA CHINESE PHOTO The Tall Ships crowd along Front Street Sunday afternoon.
A colleague asked me a question this week that I’ve heard quite often in recent months: Who exactly benefits from Tall Ships?
I can understand why someone who did not attend the festival might ask that question. But for anyone who stepped foot on one of the ships, or danced to one of the songs performed on the event’s two live music stages, or took a bite out of the delicious food served in the streets of Greenport during the four-day festival, it’s something you wouldn’t need to ask. (more…)
The Hermione as it first docked in Greenport Monday morning. (Credit: Chris Lisinski photos)
The Hermione, the headlining ship in this week’s Greenport Tall Ships festival, arrived Monday morning to a collective “bienvenue” from more than 100 people who gathered on the docks awaiting its arrival. (more…)
The line to get on the Sagres at 1 p.m. Saturday after more than 1,000 people had already stepped on board. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
Months of planning went off without a hitch as the 2015 Greenport’s Tall Ships Challenge kicked off Saturday. The ships were in place, the vendors were set up and the visitors came by the carload, as they lined up to see the majestic vessels. (more…)
From left, Humberto Rocha, executive officer of the Sagres; guest Selma de Silva; Paulo Portugal, Commanding Officer of Sagres; Ron Bruer from the East End Seaport Museum. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)
The Tall Ships Captain’s Reception was held Friday night at Peconic Landing’s Brecknock Hall in Greenport. The reception serves as the kick-off for the Tall Ships festival. (more…)