Author Archives: Hope A. Collins

About Hope A. Collins

Allegheny College Class of 2015: English Major, Psychology Minor

Bridging the Gap: Pirate Vow Renewal at Put-In-Bay

Put-In-Bay, Ohio has always felt like a second home port for Niagara. Each time we dock port side to against the tires on the metal white dock, we’re greeted with “Don’t Give Up the Ship” flags on nearly all of … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Takedown on YouTube!

Watch how we get the Christmas tree down from the foremast!

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We’re on YouTube!

Check out our first sail training video of the season! We cover eye splicing, and what it’s like to volunteer for the Niagara! Click the link below to watch now. Sail Training 3.5.16

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Return to NIAGARA by Gillian Davies

1 August 2015 I always say that sailing on Niagara is a once in a lifetime experience when I explain it to people. It’s an experience that I’ve gotten to enjoy for 4 years now. But in a way, each … Continue reading

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History Under Sail: This is Real Life

Recently I was approached by an older man who wished to inform me that history was dead. This could have been the beginning of a lively debate between me and what seemed to be a wayward passerby, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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