The Schooner Ardelle is pleased to participate in Sail Boston 2017, the largest gathering of tall ships in Boston in decades! Come sail with us!

During the festival we will be offering the special event sails listed below. We will also be offering public sails and private charters from our dock at the the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse at Fan Pier in Boston surrounded by tall ships from around the world! Sail with our Captain, Harold Burnham, the desiger/builder of 4 of the participating vessels13% of the particpating American Flagged Fleet and 8% of the entire participating fleet! Please call us at 978-290-7168 for private charter information.

Transit from Gloucester to Boston
Friday, June 16, Departing Maritime Gloucester at 9am

Our festival schedule starts on June 16, as we sail down to Boston. We will depart from Maritime Gloucester at 9am and sail to Boston in company of tall ships headed to the festival. Bring a picnic lunch and join us on this memorable trip. We expect to arrive at our dock at the Moakley Courthouse/Fan Pier in the late afternoon. Passengers are responsible for arranging their own transportation out of Boston. 
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Grand Parade of Sail 
Saturday, June 17, Departing Moakley Courthouse/Fan Pier at 7:30am

Sail in the company of the fleet of tall ships participating in the Sail Boston 2017's Grand Parade of Sail aboard the Schooner Ardelle. The Ardelle will depart the Moakley Courthouse/Fan Pier at 7:30 am and join the Parade of Sail through Boston Harbor. The parade will feature over 45 tall ships from around the world including the historic Essex-built vessels Lettie G. Howard, Adventure, and Roseway and the Thomas E. Lannon, Lewis H. Story, Fame and Ardelle, all built in Essex by our Captain Harold Burnham. Buy Tickets

Transit from Boston to Gloucester 
Thursday, June 22, Departing Moakley Couthouse/Fan Pier at 9:00am

Join the Ardelle as we depart the Sail Boston festival and sail back to Gloucester in company of the fleet of Tall Ships participating in the Tall Ships Challenge/Redez-vous Tall Ships Regatta race from Massachusetts to Canada. We will return to Gloucester in the afternoon, prior to the race start. Passengers are responsible for arranging their own transportation out of Gloucester. Buy Tickets

Tall Ships Race Start Viewing
Thursday, June 22, Departing Maritime Gloucester at 4:00pm

Watch the start of the Tall Ships Challenge/Redez-vous Tall Ships Regatta race off of Gloucester aboard the Ardelle. We will depart Maritime Gloucester at 4:00pm and sail to the race start (several miles of Gloucester) to watch the fleet of tall ships start the race and head east to Halifax. We will disembark at our dock at Maritime Gloucester.  Buy Tickets

Visit the Sail Boston 2017 website for festival details!