First-Timer’s Summer Excitement

First-Timer’s Summer Excitement

Hi everyone! My name is Leslie and this is my first year with the Tall Ship Windy crew.  I’ve always been interested in sailing, but never had the chance to actually be a part of a crew.  This year is proving to be different. When the Windy opens on May 26th it most likely will … Continue reading

SAILOR’S LOG: Living on Windy

SAILOR’S LOG: Living on Windy

The following article about living on Windy was provided by Angela, one of our crew. Originally from Mobile, AL, Angela spent last summer working and living on Windy, and she’ll be back again for 2012! —- Most people are very surprised to learn that there are several crewmembers that live onboard the Windy. “Doesn’t the … Continue reading

Windy at Chicago Maritime Festival!

Windy at Chicago Maritime Festival!

Last Saturday, Windy joined in for the Chicago Maritime Festival!  With shanty sings, performances, lectures, and discussion, the festival became a lively celebration of the maritime tradition of Chicago and the Great Lakes. As part of the festival’s programming, a group of Windy’s historical interpreters presented a sneak peek of a new sail to debut … Continue reading

IN THE NEWS: Tall ship for the disabled confirmed for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant

IN THE NEWS: Tall ship for the disabled confirmed for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant

“The tall ship Tenacious, which was designed and built to be sailed by a mixed crew of able-bodied and disabled people including wheelchair users, will take part in the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on Sunday 3rd June to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.” Check out the full article: http://www.breakingtravelnews.com/news/article/tall-ship-for-disabled-confirmed-for-queens-diamond-jubilee-pageant/ More about Tall Ship Tenacious: http://www.jst.org.uk/tenacious.aspx