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Vessel Details - Picton Castle

About the Picton Castle
The barque Picton Castle is a traditionally rigged and operated deep water sail training vessel. She typically undertakes long ocean passages, and has completed four circumnavigations, from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. On a single 18-month globe-circling voyage, Picton Castle sails 30,000 nautical miles, following the trade winds across the Pacific and Indian Oceans, calling at remote islands and tropical ports.

All on board, crew and trainees, take part in the sailing of the ship, standing watch, working the ship, and learning the ways of a square-rigged sailing vessel. Trainees learn rope and wire rigging, sail making, boat handling, navigation and practical seamanship.

The Picton Castle is outfitted to the highest standard, with safety gear and equipment. She is a strong, seaworthy home afloat for adventurers devoted to learning the art of deep-water seafaring.

The Picton Castle at a Glance

Berths: 40
Crew: 10
Length: 179 Ft
Beam: 24 Ft
Draft: 14.5 Ft

Summerside, PEI to Baie, Canada: 14 Nights    
Quebec City, Norris Point, to Louisburg    
Summerside, Sept Iles, Baie Comeau, to Quebec City    
Bermuda to Boston, Ma.:16 Nights    
Louisburg to Digby, Nova Scotia: 10 Nights    
LEG #3 Suva, Fiji to Cape Town, S.A.:175 Night    
Boston to Summerside, PEI, Canada: 13 Nights    
LEG #1:Lunenburg, N to Papette, Tahiti: 188 Nights    
Bermuda to Boston    
LEG #4:CapeTown, S.Africa to Lunenburg, N.S: 120 N    
Summerside, Sept Iles, Baie Comeau to Quebec 1    
LEG #2: Papeete, Tahiti to Suva, Fiji: 96 Nights    
Baie Comeau, Quebec to Quebec City, Quebec: 5 N    
Quebec City to Louisburg, Nova Scotia: 16 Nights    
Digby, & St. John, to Lunenburg    
Summerside, PEI to Quebec City, Canada:19 Nights    
Summerside,Sept Iles,Baie Comeau, to Quebec City 2    
Boston to Summerside    

Cabin Pricing Information

  Type Description Two Week Summer Voyage 2011 Four Week Summer Voyage 2011 Six Week Summer Voyage 2011 Eight Week Summer Voyage 2011
Fo'c'sle & Aft Berthing Berth Berth in coed shared accommodations $2,400.00 $4,500.00 $6,900.00 $8,900.00
* Price includes passage fare, taxes and all meals. Call for information about applying.
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**Pricing shown is subject to change and final prices will be confirmed upon booking.
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