Ahoy! Tall Ship Docked In Washington

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The 72-foot tall Schooner Jeanie B. is docked at the Washington waterfront.

The tall ship sailed up the Pamlico River and arrived just before five Wednesday afternoon.

On Thursday and Friday, the vessel will be offering free tours from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. On Saturday, the Jeanie B. will be offering free sailings from the docks of the City of Washington.

After this arrival celebration, the schooner will make Washington her permanent home and be available for corporate, family or group sailings throughout the year.

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  • by Mike Location: Wash on Mar 22, 2012 at 08:36 AM
    I am surprised the dock-master let him pull up to the dock. Its a shame local taxpayers can't use the waterfront docks anymore.
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      by Truth on Mar 22, 2012 at 06:43 PM in reply to Mike
      Really? What happened/changed? Did the 24/48/72 hour rule (or whatever length of time it was....) change?
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      by killer on Mar 23, 2012 at 09:42 AM in reply to Mike
      You are so right about this Mike,we pay taxes for the rich and to use this area,as usual there are so many people that will not stand up to this one way street because they are afraid of some type of retaliation from the higher ups!People need to stand up against this way of old and fight back for what is our god giving right to use!
  • by Clay Location: Richmond on Mar 21, 2012 at 08:24 PM
    Ahoy There Camp Sea Gull!!
  • by nothing more than a shrimp boat to look at on Mar 21, 2012 at 03:49 PM
    A few people will be interested in this thing, after a coupla weeks it's just another craft docked on the Parkway.
  • by 258 Cubmaster Location: Bath on Mar 21, 2012 at 03:10 PM
    This is an awesome educational opportunity! I will be taking my Cub Scouts on a tour!
  • by OSOC Location: Stewarts Parkway on Mar 21, 2012 at 01:37 PM
    Coming through the railroad tressel at 4:35pm.
  • by OSOC Location: Washington Stewarts Parkway on Mar 21, 2012 at 01:10 PM
    No Boat yet mon. Couldn't see the masts either. Told it was on the otherside of the tressel. Anybody spot a large ship heading to Washington?
  • by Anne Location: Aulander on Mar 21, 2012 at 11:02 AM
    We are so excited to see her come in. My son, Charles will be a crew member on her. She is a beautiful schooner and I look forward to see her in person!
  • by Boater on Mar 21, 2012 at 09:25 AM
    Ha! Agree w you about the lifejacket stops Anon!
  • by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2012 at 08:38 AM
    Hopefully the Wildlife/coast guard will stop this boat every time they see it and check for lifejackets. That's what they do with my boat and I only hope they treat this one the exact same, welcoming way.
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      by buoy on Mar 21, 2012 at 02:14 PM in reply to
      just took a small sailboat(30 foot, nice looking craft, built in 1992)...from Savannah to Norfolk....14 stops in 6 days..4 states...
  • by Robyn Location: Washington NC on Mar 21, 2012 at 08:17 AM
    Can't wait to see this boat, too bad there aren't any more picnic tables on teh waterront so you can dit and enjoy the scenery!
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