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Second Mate/Engineer David Goldman

     Goldie is coming into his 5th season in Niagara. He started off as an Able Seaman in 2008 and 2009. He came back in 2011 as a mate and engineer. He also has worked 3 winters here at the … Continue reading

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The 2013 Seasonal Crew has Arrived!!

     The first day of the season was on March 14th.  7 of the 17 seasonal crew are now here to add to the 4 full-time members of the pro crew.  These 12 plus our numerous volunteers who come down everyday will be the … Continue reading

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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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2011 Sailing Schedule

2011 Sailing Schedule Version 3-24-11 We have a schedule that we can publish for everyone!!!  The day sails are pretty much locked in so you can sign up for those whenever you would like.  The only changes that may be made would … 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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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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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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