Red Witch

Red Witch


Built in 1984, Red Witch is typical of the schooners that once plied the Great Lakes. She was built in the tradition of the schooners which were the workhorses of America’s 19th-century transportation system. Designed by John G. Alden, she is full of Cyprus on oak, wooden blocks and a gaff rig.

RIG HEIGHT:  73′
SPARRED LENGTH: 77′
SAIL AREA: 2,100 SQ. FT.
FLAG:  USA

Appledore IV

Appledore IV


The Bay City, MI schooner Appledore IV fosters environmental stewardship of the Saginaw Bay watershed and the Great Lakes ecosystem. Built in 1989, she promotes personal development for learners of all ages. A gaff-rigged schooner, she has welcomed over 40,000 students for shipboard and land-based experiences.

RIG HEIGHT:  76′
SPARRED LENGTH: 85′
SAIL AREA: 3,560 SQ. FT.
FLAG:  USA

Bluenose II

Bluenose II


A replica of the famed Bluenose, Bluenose II is a typical Nova Scotia Grand Banks fishing schooner and built from the same plans at the same yard in Lunenburg.  Bluenose was built for both fishing and for the International Fisherman’s Trophy series of races between Canada and the US.  She was undefeated and her likeness graced the Canadian dime and stamps.

RIG HEIGHT: 181′:
SPARRED LENGTH: 181′
FLAG:  CANADA

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Picton Castle

Picton Castle


Based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, with a Cook Islands flag, Barque Picton Castle is a traditionally rigged and operated sailing ship best known for her adventurous voyages around the world. She arrives in Kenosha fresh off her 7th world voyage. On-board workshops focus on practical seamanship, sail making, rigging and boat handling.

RIG HEIGHT:  100′
SPARRED LENGTH: 179′
SAIL AREA: 12,450 SQ. FT.
FLAG:  COOK ISLANDS

Pride of Baltimore II

Pride of Baltimore II


Pride of Baltimore II is a reconstruction of an early 18th century Baltimore Clipper. She provides historical maritime education, and fosters economic development and tourism. Since being commissioned in 1988, she has sailed over 250,000 nautical miles, visited 40 countries and docked in over 200 ports of call.

RIG HEIGHT:  107′
SPARRED LENGTH: 157′
SAIL AREA: 9,018 SQ. FT.
FLAG: USA

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S/V Denis Sullivan

S/V Denis Sullivan


In 2000, the Flagship of Wisconsin took 900 volunteer hours to complete.  This replica of a Great Lakes Schooner, the S/V Denis Sullivan operates as a living classroom and goodwill ambassador for the State of Wisconsin.  The ship is committed to establishing a bond between the community and one of its most valuable resources –  the Great Lakes.

RIG HEIGHT:  95′
SPARRED LENGTH: 137′
SAIL AREA: 5,916 SQ. FT.
FLAG: USA
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U.S. Brig Niagara

U.S. Brig Niagara


The Flagship Niagara is one of the most historically authentic tall ships in the United States. As an accurate reproduction of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry’s victorious flagship from the War of 1812’s Battle of Lake Erie, the ship provides a real on-board experience, including sleeping in hammocks and meals cooked off a wood stove.

RIG HEIGHT:  120′
SPARRED LENGTH: 198′
SAIL AREA: 11,600 SQ. FT.
FLAG: USA

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