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” Nao Santa Maria ” On April 8th the Nao Santa Maria Tall Ship will sail into the Brunswick Landing Marina where they will be open to the public on April 9th – 14th then will depart Brunswick on April 15th. Brunswick will be the only location that the Santa Maria will be visiting in Georgia. Nao Santa Maria is one of the most famous Tall Ships in the world that is known for being the flagship of Christopher Columbus Expeditions. The Nao Santa Maria is an exact Replica on the Orignal ship from the 15th Century. The Nao Santa Maria Replica is owned and operated by the Nao Victoria Foundation out of Spain. The Santa Maria replica was built in 2017 and became the newest Tall Ship that sails in the Noa Victoria Foundation’s fleet. In January 2018 the Santa Maria began their first sail across the Atlantic where they have begun the ships first visit in the United States. The nao Santa Maria Will be moored at dock #1 where they will be open to the public April 9th – 14th from 10 am until 7 pm daily. The public will be able to step aboard for a self-guided tour of the 5 different decks that will be open, where they will find informative panels that explain the history of the Ship along with what it
” American Privateer Lynx ” On April 17th Privateer Lynx will sail into the Brunswick Landing Marina where they will be open to the public starting on April 18th – 29th. Privateer Lynx is owned and operated by the Lynx Educational Foundation out of Nantucket Mass. Tall Ship Lynx is an interpretation replica of an 1812 War Privateer ship that sailed with the same name. Privateer ship began running the blockade and taking many prizes during the 1812 War. Privateer Lynx has been described as a living museum that sails to ports where they educate their visitors and the youth on the history of privateer ships during the war of 1812 when America struggled for our independence and Free. Tall Ship Lynx will be offering Public Daily Sailing. The public can purchase Tickets for a 2 1/2 hour sail where you can help hoist the sails and steer the ship then join the captain as he sends out a salute by firing the ships 6-pound guns. Tall Ship Lynx will be at 2 locations during their visit to Brunswick, Georgia April 18th – 24th the Tall Ship Lynx will be at the Brunswick Landing Marina at ( 1 Torras Landing, Brunswick Ga.) Then on April 25th – 29th the Lynx will be located at St Simons Island Pier ( 100 Malley St. St Simons Island, Ga ) Tall Ship Lynx will be offering Free Deck Tours, Free educational program and Public Sailing at both locations Tickets for the daily Sailing are available at www.tallshiplynx.com The schedule and Ticket price for both ships is located on our website at www.stmarystallshipalliance.org.