The following events are open to the public and we encourage you to come and have a great time!
IN BALTIMORE, MD 2021
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Tentative Salute to Schooners · 10:00-12:00 On the water, schooners and other vessels will “fire” cannons, horns, etc. On land, students from Baltimore City schools will sing and play a musical tribute to the USA.
Open Docks · 1200-1400 and 1700-1900 See the vessels dockside at Anchorage Marina
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Tentative Expeditionary Learning Experience aboard selected schooners · 0900 Hours Students from neighborhood schools will board a few racing schooners for a special learning opportunity. Students will tour the schooners and connect to past and present life aboard a working vessel.
Open Docks · 1000-1400 Hours Schooners may be viewed dockside at Anchorage Marina.
Parade of Sail · 1700 Hours An opportunity for all of the beautiful schooners in the race to show off in Baltimore. Cast off ca. 1600 and the parade officially begins at 1700. The public is invited to view the schooners from the Canton, Fells Point, Harbor East and Inner Harbor shorelines. Spectator vessels are reminded to please allow ample room for the vessels to maneuver safely.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Start of Race · 1200 Hours The starting line is just south of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge at Annapolis. This year, one end of the starting line will be marked by the historic Chesapeake Bay buy boat, Nellie Crockett. Spectator vessels are reminded to please allow ample room for the vessels to maneuver safely.
IN NORFOLK, VA 2021
Saturday, October 9, 2021
Open Docks · 0800-1800 Schooners may be viewed dockside at Freemason Harbor Basin at the Pagoda in Norfolk. Some may be open for tours.
Sailors’ Evening 2100-2330 Please join us for a Sea Chantey Sing-along. Download our songbook. Location TBD.
Monday, October 11, 2021
Tentative Education sails / dockside · 0900-1600 At Nauticus, 1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA. Schooners are encouraged to continue the education experience and those with commercial licenses will be running charter day sails from the Nauticus docks.