Len Burgess Submits-
September 1st & 2nd.
HMS Bounty…at one with the sea…global voyager…movie star…dedicated to preserving the fine art of square-rigged sailing.
The HMS Bounty is one of the most famous ships in the world. Known for the storied mutiny that took place in Tahiti in 1789 on board the British transport vessel, the current Bounty, a replica, has survived to tell the tale. Built for the 1962 movie “Mutiny on the Bounty” with Marlon Brando, HMS Bounty sails the country offering dockside tours in which one can learn about the history and details of sailing vessels from a lost and romanticized time in maritime history. Since her debut in “Mutiny on the Bounty”, HMS Bounty has appeared in many documentaries and featured films such as the Edinburgh Trader in Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Mans Chest with Johnny Depp.
HMS Bounty ~ World Traveler! In 2010 Bounty sailed through all 5 Great Lakes as part of the Tall Ships America Challenge. During the winter months Bounty was docked in Old San Juan Puerto Rico and for our 2011 sailing season we visited Europe. In 2012 we are back on the U.S. East Coast.
For more info about the Gloucester Schooner Festival Check Out The Chamber of Commerce website-