Tall Ships America is the hub for tall ships activity, information, and expertise in North America, and is commended by the United States Congress as the national sail training organization representing the United States. As a national membership organization, Tall Ships America supports the people, ships and programs of sail training and tall ships through professional development grants, sail training scholarships, conferences, education, publications, regulatory and licensing information, public events and advocacy.
Tall Ships America organizes the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® annual series of tall ship races and maritime port festivals to celebrate our rich maritime heritage and traditions and to inform the general public about the transformative power of adventure and education under sail®.
In 2019, the tall ship races are officially sponsored by Erie Insurance. Based in Erie, Pennsylvania, Erie Insurance is a FORTUNE 500 company offering auto, home, business and life insurance through a network of more than 12,000 local independent ERIE agents.
Track the 2019 fleet!
More information about each stop on the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® is available at www.tallshipschallenge.com.
Redpath Waterfront Festival / Toronto / June 29-July 1
Basil Port of Call: Buffalo / July 4-7
2019 Cleveland Tall Ships® Festival / July 11-14
Tall Ship Celebration: Bay City / July 18-21
Nicolet Bank Tall Ships / Green Bay / July 26-29
Kenosha Tall Ships® 2019 / August 1-4
Sarnia-Lambton Tall Ships® Celebration 2019 / August 9-11
Tall Ships® Midland / August 9-11
Tall Ships® Kingsville / August 16-18
Tall Ships® Erie / August 22-25
Tall Ships® Brockville / August 30 - September 1
The sailing ship logo, Tall Ships®, Tall Ships America®,Tall Ships Are Coming!®, Adventure and Education Under Sail® and TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE®, are registered trademarks of Tall Ships America.