Category Archives: Sail Training

2011 Winter Sail Training

2011 Niagara Winter Sail Training Syllabus and Schedule So the schedule and syllabus for this winter’s sail training is ready to go.  This is a great opportunity for everyone that stares at pictures of Niagara all over town thinking how much … Continue reading

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The Niagara College Consortium is underway – literally

Due to the wonders of modern technology we are able to connect all the readers of this blog to the nearly lost technology of sqaure rig seamanship.  We are currently sailing under all plain sail(jib, fore topmast staysail, maintopmast staysail, … Continue reading

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Real Men Sew and Knit!

Here you can see Dylan and Matt, 2 of our OS’s, sewing whippings into some new topsail braces. And here you can see Isaiah, an AB, and the new intern knitting a new headrig net.

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Last Chance for Essay Competition

The Flagship Niagara League, the Erie non-profit organization which supports the Flagship Niagara and the Erie Maritime Museum today announced an essay competition open to all Erie County area high school students. The competition, open to current 11th and 12th … Continue reading

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Spring is Here! Due to Fair Weather Forecast, Niagara Crew to Uncover the Ship Early!

In an annual effort to prepare the Flagship Niagara for the summer sailing season, the ship’s volunteer crew will don their work clothes this Friday and Saturday, March 19th and 20th to remove the ship’s winter cover. Originally scheduled for … Continue reading

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TALL SHIPS ERIE !!!!!!!

  THE FLAGSHIP NIAGARA LEAGUE PROUDLY PRESENTS TALL SHIPS ERIE 2010 WHAT: The first Tall Ships festival in Erie, Pa., in a decade! WHEN: Thurs., September 9 through Sunday, September 12, 2010 WHERE: Dobbins Landing and the Erie Maritime Museum … Continue reading

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Essay Competition

Erie students will have an opportunity to compete for trainee berths on Niagara this summer in a essay competition.  Here is the press release for it: Essay Competition Press Release

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New Sailing Program for Niagara

Here is the press release for our latest program that has been developed. College Consortium Press Release

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2010 Sailing Schedule

Here is the latest Sailing Schedule.  We are leaving for the college consortium earlier than in the last schedule. 2010 Sailing Schedule Version 3-2-10 I have also changed the schedule in the previous posts as well.

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26 New Volunteers!!!

The first class of Winter Sail Training 2010 will be Saturday, Jan 30th.  There are 35 people that will be taking part in the training including 26 people that signed up last Sat. during the Volunteer Orientation.  The day was a … Continue reading

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