tall ships

The weather didn't dampen the spirits of people celebrating Memorial Day at Penn's Landing.
Kim Adams | KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
May 27, 2018 - 3:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The weather didn't dampen the spirits of people celebrating Memorial Day at Penn's Landing Sunday. In fact, it was business as usual for the Tall Ships festival, where hundreds filtered in and out throughout the day. "These people are here and they are celebrating...
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tall ships parade of sail 2018
Steve Tawa-KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 24, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly a dozen tall ships are now in place for the extended Memorial Day weekend, docked from the foot of Market Street, to the end of the Penn's Landing Marina. The ships hail from storied maritime ports across the United States and the globe, including Newport,...
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Sail Philadelphia Festival
Provided by Sail Philadelphia
May 24, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- All eyes will be on Penn's Landing as a fleet of Tall Ships dominates the Delaware. Here's what to look for on a nautical weekend getaway. For most of recorded history, sailing vessels were man's means of providing food, conducting trade, transportation, exploration...
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Under Sail
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
May 23, 2018 - 4:06 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tall Ships, under sail on the Delaware and moored at Penn's Landing have started a raging storm of fantasies. We dream of casting off the lines of daily life and raising the sails of adventure at sea - or at least a river and bay. But, most among us have...
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Steve Tawa
May 22, 2018 - 8:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) — The parade of ships returns to the Delaware River waterfront for Memorial Day weekend. Landlubber or old salt, visitors will see ships docked from Market Street to the end of the Penn’s Landing Marina to explore up close. Six are available for tours, and five vessels...
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North Wind / When and If
En Route Marketing
May 18, 2018 - 1:39 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tall Ships at Penn's Landing will be an eye-filling experience from May 24 to 28. Visitors will also have a chance to sail away. Cast off on five of the schooners. You'll hear the halyards being hauled away and the rustle and snap of canvas as sails...
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Caribbean Charter
Photo by Richard Maloney
May 17, 2018 - 11:51 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As Tall Ships arrive at Penn's Landing next week, visitors may have a longing to try their own hand at sailing. There are schools for that. As close as the Chesapeake, you'll find sailing schools that can get you ready to be a working crew member on a...
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Oliver Hazard Perry
En Route Marketing via Onne van der Wal
May 17, 2018 - 4:00 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Newly built sailing ships that evoke images of a dramatic nautical past will take part in the Delaware River Parade of Sail on May 24, including two unique vessels that train young sailors for a life at sea. Coming through a haze, the Oliver Hazard Perry...
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En Route Marketing via Norris Brock
May 16, 2018 - 4:00 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Delaware River will be crowded with sails on May 24. Tall Ships arrive for a parade of sail to Penn's Landing. Here's a look at two familiar vessels. Philadelphia's Tall Ship, the Gazela and Delaware's Kalmar Nyckel will show their colors. Seaport...
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AJ Meerwald
En Route Marketing courtesy of Bayshore Center
May 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- When the Tall Ships arrive at Penn's Landing on May 24 during an eye-filling parade of sail, a pair of vessels tell unique stories of our local fisheries and of high seas piracy. Keep an eye out for the A.J. Meerwald (seen in above photo). This schooner...
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