Destination Area: Atlantic Coast & Great Lakes of U.S. & Canada
Length: 9 NIGHTS
Vessel: Europa


Departs:

Boston Harbor on June 22, 2017

Returns:

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on July 1, 2017


Fares start at 1,250 Euros (+- $1,125.) per person for a 4 to 6 person cabin. Fare for a 2 person cabin starts at 1,500 Euros (+- $1,350.)per person which includes all meals and soft drinks. Landing fee is approximately 196 Euros (+- $176.) Excluded is alcohol, ground transportation and travel .
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TALL SHIPS RACES, 2017 FESTIVITIES - FOLLOWING TALL SHIP EVENTS IN BOSTON YOU WILL RACE WITH A LARGE INTERNATIONAL FLEET OF TALL SHIPS TO CANADA: 10 Night Voyage/Race From Boston, Massachusetts to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

The bark Europa is well known by blue water sailors. She has sailed in tall ships races in the Atlantic & Pacific oceans, and even in the Great Lakes ...

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  • Enjoy all the Tall Ship festivities in Boston and look around this historic city before boarding Bark Europa
  • You will race for approximately 7-8 days along the northeast coast of the United States before arriving in Canada
  • Learn sail handling
  • Steering
  • Learning navigation and ocean track plotting
  • Get the sheer joy and excitement of handling Europa in a race
  • Judge which tacks you should take to beat your competitors
  • Notice unbelievable bird-watching and marine mammals swimming along your side
  • Experience tranquility and sheer excitement at the same time
  • Charlottetown is a thriving hub of all things cultural/ coastal and culinary
  • Take boat and walking tours/ Go to local markets/ Eat at superb restaurants and gaze at some interesting architecture

Tall Ships Races, 2017 festivities - Boston to Canada. When sailing to Boston you will join the "Sail of Parade" and see many larger and smaller tall ships from around the world. Following festivities in Boston you will race to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Islands, Canada.

Tall Ships Port Festival, Boston
Tall ships gather to celebrate holidays, post race events such as fireworks, etc.

Near the Boston Fish Pier (a waterfront landmark) festivities are held from time to time and Liberty Wharf offers dining and entertainment. Less expensive and "down home" restaurants are the No Name Restaurant (fish directly from boats), Trio Cafe and other mom and pop eateries are nearby.


Boston, Massachusetts
Boston, the capital and largest city in Massachusetts, and one of the oldest cities in the United States, is the economic and cultural center of New England. The city proper has a population over 600 thousands, and anchors the larger metropolitan area of Greater Boston with a population over 4 million people.

Puritan colonists from England founded the city in 1630. During the American Revolution Boston was the scene of several historic events, including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill,and the battles of Lexington and Concord. With land reclamation, Boston expanded beyond Beacon Hill and the Shawmut peninsula, to build the classic mid-19th century residential neighborhood known as Back Bay.

After independence, Boston became a major port and manufacturing center. The city is the site of several firsts, including America's first public school - Boston Latin School, the first college - Harvard College, in neighboring Cambridge, and the first subway system in the United States.

Boston is a center of higher education With many colleges and universities in the city and surrounding area, and a center for medicine, with renown hospitals, medical schools and biotechnology companies. Boston is home to many cultural institutions, including Symphony Hall & the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum, the mother church of Christian Science, the iconic Richardson Romanesque Trinity Church, and of course the Red Sox, and the Public Garden's beloved Swan Boats.


Atlantic Coastal Voyage
Voyages range from Newfoundland to Florida depending upon your specific itinerary.

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown is located on Prince Edward Island, just off the eastern shore of Canada, in the Gulf of the St. Lawrence River, separated from mainland Nova Scotia by the Northumberland Strait. The city is the capitol of PEI, and is known as Canada's birthplace after the historic 1864 Charlottetown Conference which led to Canada's Confederation. Province House National Historic Site of Canada is open to the public.

The Charlottetown boardwalk takes you along the waterfront overlooking the harbour entrance. The boardwalk is part of a walking trail that travels from Confederation Landing Park along the waterfront to the Victoria Park lighthouse. The historic Beaconsfield House, built in 1877, serves as the headquarters for the Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation and is open to the public.

The Charlottetown Driving Park ("Atlantic Canada's Fastest Racetrack") has been holding harness racing since 1889. If you've never seen pacers race, don't miss it. Try a ride above the traffic in the Red Double Decker London Bus to see it all in scenic Charlottetown, complete with guides and narration.


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