Sea History 106 - Winter 2003-2004

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NMHS Members-Join Star Clipper as crew for the

1roo1ml ยงJ~ul]p>ยง JRloo1ccce ooun1cdl Coour1llb>lb>ceooun1 C1r1uulยงce at the 2004 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta April 11-19, 2004 Join fellow NMHS Members and other international voyagers for an incomparable week-long sailing experience. Star Clippe~ a modern, four-masted barquentine, will compete in two races as part of the TALL SHIPS WoRLD P EACE Cup at ANTIGUA'S 2004 CLASSIC YACHT REGATTA. National Maritime Historical Society members have the opportunity to participate in sail operations and maneuvers w hile being part of the scene at one of the world's most revered classic yacht regattas . Participants work the lines, hoist sail s, man the helm, and learn navigation and tactics from the crew and capt ain. Of course, unlike the salts of days gone b y, our members can also soak in the luxury of Star Clipper's elegant dining room, library, piano bar, on-deck tropical bar, and two swimming pools. NMHS members may choose to add the April 9-11 weekend to their itinerary in beautiful Marigot, the picturesque seaport on French Saint Martin. This weekend provides the opportunity to develop new seamanship skills participating as deck crew in the ST. MAARTEN 12-METRE CHALLENGE between Dennis Connor's Stars and Stripes, Canada II, and True North--vintage America's C up yachts from the 1968 campaign.

Contact Bert Klein: Orleans Tours, 176 Route 6A, P.O. Box 2774, Orleans, MA 02653 800 938-8820 or 508 255-7763 Rates from $1,795 upper/lower berth inside cabin to $3,990 for the owners's cabin, per person, based on double-occupancy.