Tall Ships Challenge® Great Lakes 2016

* schedule is preliminary and subject to change

In the summer of 2016, Tall Ships America will once again bring a fleet of tall ships to the Great Lakes, the world’s largest body of fresh surface water, as part of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes 2016 race series. Join us as the tall ships race through all five Great Lakes making port appearances in cities throughout the United States and Canada.

TALL SHIPS AMERICA is the hub for tall ships activity, information, and expertise in North America, and is commended by the United States Congress as the national sail training organization representing the United States.  As a national membership organization, TALL SHIPS AMERICA supports the people, ships and programs of sail training and tall ships through professional development grants, sail training scholarships, conferences, education, publications, regulatory and licensing information, public events and advocacy
Official Race Sponsor

Tall Ships America organizes the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® annual series of tall ship races and maritime port festivals to celebrate our rich maritime heritage and traditions and to inform the general public about the transformative power of adventure and education under sail®. In 2016, the tall ship races are officially sponsored by Erie Insurance Group. Erie Insurance Group is a FORTUNE 500 company, a Barron’s 500 company and has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's 50 Most Trustworthy
Financial Companies. www.erieinsurance.com
TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® races and cruises are held at sea, between ports. Precise race routes and schedules will be announced.
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