The beautiful Bluenose II was sailing along the backshore at top speed in this afternoon’s wind and whitecaps.

Bluenose II is operated by the Lunenburg Marine Museum Society on behalf of the Province of Nova Scotia. Read about Bluenose II here.

Bluenose II rounding Brace Rock

The Tall Ships Drop Anchor in Canada and the US

More than 40 Tall Ships will be sailing Canadian waters to honour the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation in 2017. They are scheduled to stop at host ports in Ontario, Québec and the Maritimes, giving thousands of people the opportunity to admire the majestic beauty of these cathedrals of the seas.


  • That is what ‘thrilling’ looks like!


  • Karen Pischke BSN, RN

    Nice! I was just in Lunenburg on the weekend and saw the Bluenose II ‘up close and personal.’ She is in tiptop shape for Sail Boston. Just posted photos on my FB page. Had a chance to go out sailing, but not enough time. Would love to see her on the water in Gloucester’s Schooner Festival.


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