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Niagara is in the Movies!!!!

Movie Filmed Onboard the Flagship Niagara to Premier Thursday, April 29 A fantastic sea adventure, a cautionary economic and environmental tale, and a mythic saga of man and nature “INTO THE DEEP: America, Whaling and the World” will premier April … Continue reading

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Video about Erie

This is a interesting look at what Erie has to offer.  I thought putting it up here might help any prospective trainees or people who will be joining us.  It will give you an idea about the other things in … Continue reading

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10,000 Hits

This is video that was done during the 2006 voyage.  It is approaching 11,000 hits.  It’s hard to say if any of those people ended up being trainees but it is an pretty amazing thing that so many people have … Continue reading

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Here’s a Fantastic 2-min Promotional Video for Sail Training International

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Learn How To Worm, Parcel, and Serve! (20 Min. Video)

The winter crew of the US Brig Niagara is busy right now making the new standing rigging (shrouds and stays) for the new foremast we are installing this winter! We’ll be booking trainee berths for next summer very soon, so stay … Continue reading

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Tour the US Brig Niagara

Take a virtual tour of the US Brig Niagara, on deck and below! Senior Captain Walter Rybka guides you through a brief tour of the ship. Watch out, there’s low head-room! Many thanks to Professor John Chrisman and the Edinboro … Continue reading

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Ware Ship Animation Video

Here’s a great animated description of how to ware the Niagara. Senior Captain Walter Rybka worked many hours burning the midnight oil consulting and providing guidance toward the production of this animated short film. Many thanks to Edinboro University and … Continue reading

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Come Sail on Niagara This Summer!

Watch this short Public Service Announcement/ television commercial to learn about sailing as a trainee on Niagara.

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A Quick and Dirty Seizing in Eight Minutes

Seizings are used to hold two pieces of rope together. The rope lanyards on a mast’s standing rigging are passed through a wooden deadeye, which is seized into the cable. The deadeye has three holes in it. Another deadeye is … Continue reading

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Come Aboard on a Virtual Day-Sail With Captain Walter Rybka!

Never been on a daysail? Check this out: it’s a 10 minute video that guides you through a typical daysail from arrival on the ship to the return to your car. Courtesy of the good folks in the film department … Continue reading

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