Learning the Ropes

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Sunday’s sail handling class gave newer volunteers a solid overview of the system of lines and rigging that propel a square-rigged sailing vessel. Big thanks to our instructors Ed, Marcus, Rob, Whitney and Danie. Another class is expected to be … Continued

Sailing in September and October

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We will be having Goodwill sails Saturday, September 14 and Sunday the 29th. Also on Friday October 11 as part of the Old City Seaport Festival 2013 Parade of Sail. Stand by for more information.

Weekend Tours of Gazela

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From Lisa Kolibabek’s weekly newsletter update: We are going to start giving tours of the ship on the weekends again… …they also get people interested in the ship and what we do, while also possibly recruiting new members. More details … Continued

July news

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Al Ponessa included a great video link in his newsletter last night showing news footage of Gazela at Schaefer’s Canal House on the return trip from Norfolk in June. Lots of other newsworthy developments as well. More good reasons to … Continued

KYW Talks About Upcoming Repairs

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Here’s a short overview of plans for short-term and long-term Gazela repairs. From KYW: Philadelphia’s tall ship, Gazela, will be sailing up to Staten Island, NY next month for a short, two-week inspection haul. But those responsible for maintaining the historic … Continued

Fundraiser at Independence Seaport Museum

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Come celebrate Gazela’s feature in Yachting magazine and help raise funds to preserve the ship, on Monday, July 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Independence Seaport Museum. For more info, contact the Ship Guild at 215-238-0280. View … Continued

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