Tall Ships Challenge® Great Lakes 2013

Commemorating the military events of the War of 1812 across the Great Lakes for both the United States and Canada, the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes 2013 series will be an event of numbers - two countries, five Great Lakes, over 25 participating tall ships, 22 port appearances, five races, and millions of visitors.
US Ports:
Tall Ships® Erie 2013: September 6 - 8
Produced in partnership with the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes 2013 series, the TALL SHIPS® 1812 Tour is a Pan Provincial event that will travel throughout Ontario during the summer of 2013. Sixteen Ports will participate in this event commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812.
St. Catharines 1812 TALL SHIPS® Visit: Port Dalhousie - June 28 - 30
TALL SHIPS® 1812 Georgian Bay
Collingwood, Wasaga Beach/Nancy Island, Owen Sound: August 16 - 18
Penetanguishene, Midland, Discovery Harbour: August 24 - 25
Southwestern Ontario: Sails to See
Windsor, Amherstburg, Leamington, Kingsville, Pelee Island: August 30 - September 2
About Tall Ships America

Founded in 1973, Tall Ships America is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching youth education through character building and leadership programs aboard tall ships. It is the hub for tall ship activity, expertise, and information in North America, and is commended by Congress as the Sail Training organization representing the United States in the international forum.  Tall Ships America supports the people, ships and programs of sail training through grants, scholarships, conferences, education, publications, and public events and advocacy.

The mission of Tall Ships America is to encourage character building through sail training, promote sail training to the North American public, and support education under sail.

TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® races and cruises are held at sea, between ports. Precise race routes and schedules will be announced.
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