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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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New Volunteer Orientation/Winter Sail Training

This Saturday will be the start of this years Winter Sail Training beginning with a new volunteer Orientation.  If you or anyone else is interested in joining out volunteer crowd come on down.  This is the advertisement that is going … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Put-in-Bay

Would you be interested in a one-day coach trip to Put-in-Bay, Ohio, to see the island from which Oliver Hazard Perry’s fleet launched the Battle of Lake Erie? The daytrip would coincide with Niagara’s visit to Put-in-Bay in late May. … Continue reading

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Collaboration with the Bayfront Center for Maritime Studies

Yesterday was the beginning of a collaboration with BCMS.  The shipwright Bob Arlet gave a demonstration to 15 Erie School District high school students on how to steam bend frames for a boat.  The t’gallant yards were then shouldered and brought over to the Bayfront … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Ship 2009

The weather was not cooperating with us this year.  The day started off with the wind topping off around 40 knots.  It settled down to an easy 20-30 knots by the time the event started.  People still came though to see … Continue reading

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I think summer is over…

The last forecast I saw had 2-4 inches of snow in it for the Erie Waterfront.  I guess that means that summer is finally over.  Luckily, we got the winter cover on before the snow came down.   Pat, Rob … Continue reading

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2010 Sailing Schedule

As promised there has been some changes to the schedule and here they are. 2010 Sailing Schedule Version 3-2-10 I have also changed the schedule in the previous posts as well.

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