It’s #TALLSHIPSTUESDAY! Let’s learn about Mist of Avalon
Posted by Tall Ships America on September 6, 2016
We’re featuring our fleet of vessels that you can see, hear, and touch when they come to your host city this summer as part of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes 2016 Race Series.
Where you’ll find the ship
Toronto, ON. This summer Mist of Avalon will be in the following TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® ports: Tall Ships® Fairport Harbor; Tall Ship Celebration: Bay City; Pepsi® Tall Ships® Chicago 2016; Tall Ships® Duluth 2016; Tall Ships® Erie 2016; Tall Ships® Brockville
She has a wood burning stove below decks (!)
The Quick Backstory
Launched in 1967, she spent twenty years fishing for cod in the North Atlantic. Abandoned at a Halifax pier, she was bought and converted into a 19th century Grand Banks schooner.
Individuals of all ages