Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge 2010

In 2010, Toronto Brigantine Inc is proud and excited about being able to participate in the Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge 2010.   In addition to promoting youth sail training,  with the Tall Ships Challenge theme  “the Race to Save the Lakes” it also promotes a message of conservation and protection of the worlds largest source of fresh surface water.

Here is the schedule of the ports of call during the Tall Ships Challenge

Both our vessels will be participating in the Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge – Pathfinder and Playfair. Because of our tight youth sail training program this year, we are only participating in three of the official Challenge events – in Toronto, Bay City and Chicago.  In these three cities alone, over 3 MM visitors are expected.

City Dates Visitors expected Summer Sail Schedule
Toronto Jun 30 to Jul 4 800,000 Group Sails available
Bay City Jul 15 to Jul 18 250,000 Course #2
Chicago Aug 26 to 30th 2,000,000 Course #6

 Participants in our Summer Sail programs will then have the opportunity to participate in the Tall Ship Challenge events.

  • Course #1 of the Summer Sail Program starts with Group Sails available in and around Toronto and including the sail into Toronto for the Redpath Toronto Waterfront Festival.
  • Course #2 of our Summer Sail Program from Toronto to Bay City involves participating in Leg 1 of the Tall Ships Challenge and ends with the joing the Tall Ship Celebration in Bay City.
  • Course #6 fof the Summer Sail Program rom Tobermory to Chicago ends with joining the Tall Ships Challenge festivities at Navy Pier in Chicago.

To sign up for any of the Summer Sail Program or to make arrangements for a group charter event at any of these port events, sign up today before all the spots are gone:

We look forward to seeing you around the Great Lakes – and in Toronto, Bay City and/or Chicago to join in the festivities for the Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge.


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