Experience the thrill, camaraderie, and excitement of racing on a tall ship as you join the youth crew of one of the three Tall Ships;
The brigantines St Lawrence II, Pathfinder, and Playfair for some friendly competition in Toronto Harbour
This not-to-be-missed experience will focus on teamwork, group dynamics, fun, and developing positive working relationships. Test your mettle against the elements and your fellow sailors!
The race will start at 5pm July 1 and 2 and can be seen along the waterfront. To participate, sign up ahead of time online or at the Brigantines tent in Harbour Square Park. Must be 12 years and older to participate. Waivers must be signed for all participants. Children 12-18 require a signed consent form.
We are very excited to announce our participation in a number of Tall Ships Challenge® Great Lakes events this coming season.
To start it off we will be participating in the Redpath Waterfront Festival (July 1-3) in Toronto. This festival takes place over the Canada Day weekend and we will be docked along with St. Lawrence II and the Canadian Navy at Harbour Square park. We have some really exciting plans in the works for this festival and will be announcing them soon. Check back on the blog for updates!
Next, Pathfinder and Playfair will join the fleet in Bay City, MI for the Tall Ships Celebration (July 14-17). A wonderful city that always gives us an incredibly warm welcoming.
Following Bay City, Playfair will continue with the fleet to Chicago for Tall Ships Chicago (July 27-31). The event is hosted at Navy Pier and is an impressive sight to see.
Our final event of the challenge will be at Tall Ships Erie (Sept. 8-11) in Erie, PA. It will be a fantastic way to finish up another great sailing season.
Make sure to come and say hi if you are at any of these events.
This image is courtesy of Tall Ships America and represents all stops on the Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes. The events listed above at the only ones where Pathfinder and or Playfair will be in attendance.
Did you know that as a Lake Huron level and above member you get to climb on board Pathfinder or Playfair for a sail? Membership sails will take place in the Spring and Fall, choose the season that suits you best.
Find out more information about Memberships here.
We look forward to welcoming you on board!
Happy Holidays from everyone at TBI! Wishing everyone a happy and healthy 2016.
The office is closed from Noon on December 24th to January 4th. See you in the new year!
We are so excited for 2016 and all of the great events that are in store. The Tall Ships Challenge is returning to the Great Lakes and we cannot wait to join the fleet.
We will release a complete list of events we will be taking part in once everything has been finalized. In the meantime check out our sailing schedule. Summer registration will open on January 4th, 2016.
The ISMA raffle is back!
This year first prize is an Arctic Cruise for 2 from g adventures. There are 4 other fantastic prizes.
Best of all, the proceeds from this raffle support Toronto Brigantine, Georgian College Scholarships, The Navy League Cadets and the Owen Sound Waterfront Heritage centre.
Tickets are only $5
Visit the ISMA Huronia Lodge website for more information and to buy tickets. If you are in Toronto and want to pick some up simply get in touch with the office. We will also be selling them at the Toronto Boat Show.