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2017 Tall Ships Amateur Photo Contest

2017 Tall Ships Amateur Photo Contest

The Marketing Committee of the 2017 Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships announces its sponsorship of an Amateur Photo Contest.  Amateur photographers are encouraged to submit their Best Photos, which feature the ships, the pirates, people or activities/events which took place during the July 7 – 9, 2017 weekend. Only Amateur Photographers may submit entries. Members… Continue Reading »

The Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships 2017 Presents Gulden Leeuw

The Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships 2017 Presents Gulden Leeuw

The 2017 Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships proudly presents The Gulden Leeuw, a massive and majestic vessel that originated in the Netherlands in 1937. This Dutch ship was built on behalf of the Danish Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and was given the name DANA. Originally designed for ice-ocean voyage, it was built for research… Continue Reading »

The Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships 2017 Presents HMCS Oriole

The Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships 2017 Presents HMCS Oriole

The Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships will be hosting Canada’s own training sailing ship, The HMCS Oriole. The Oriole is currently Canada’s oldest commissioned vessel in the Royal Canadian Navy. Built in 1921, the Oriole was acquired by the Royal Canadian Navy during WWII and returned to private ownership at the end of the war.… Continue Reading »

The Pirates of Halifax Set Sail for Tall Ships Festival

The Pirates of Halifax Set Sail for Tall Ships Festival

The Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships is pleased to announce the attendance of the Pirates of Halifax at this year’s festival. The Pirates of Halifax is composed of the most authentic Pirates of the Caribbean movie characters: Captain Jack Sparrow, Captain Barbossa, Captain Davy Jones and Captain Teague of Canada. They also have a generic… Continue Reading »

Province Invests $50,000 for Festival of Tall Ships

Province Invests $50,000 for Festival of Tall Ships

A big thank to Minister Lisa Harris, who on behalf of the province of New Brunswick and MLA for Miramichi, Minister Bill Fraser, made the generous announcement of $50,000 for The 2017 Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships. These funds are going towards making this years Tall Ships festival the best to date. Like our FB… Continue Reading »

2017 Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships

2017 Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships

The 2017 Miramichi Festival of Tall Ships, will proudly present and host vessels from around the world with visits from beautiful ships such as the Europa, a luxurious ship that was built in 1911, and is from the Netherlands, as well as the Oosterschelde which was built in 1918 and departs from Rotterdam. This is… Continue Reading »

Oriole Youth Adventure Challenge

Oriole Youth Adventure Challenge

The Oriole Youth Adventure Challenge is a 5-day leadership program aboard HMCS Oriole. Now in it’s 12th year, the Oriole YAC is an exciting opportunity for secondary school students to come aboard a tall ship and develop their leadership skills. Though usually based at CFB Esquimalt (Victoria, BC), HMCS Oriole is on the move as… Continue Reading »

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