Author Archives: Marty Luster

VIDEO: 2015 Schooner Challenge

There was a stiff wind blowing across Gloucester Harbor on Monday evening when FAME, THOMAS E LANNON and ARDELLE raced in the annual Schooner Challenge. The racing rules were A)suspended, B) ignored or C) never known by any of the captains. Nevertheless, the exciting 2 hour run benefited the Essex Shipbuilding Museum.www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org

Join us now aboard the Salem berthed FAME for the race and excitement

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Mutiny Avoided on Ardelle

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This group of buccaneers staged a brief mutiny on board Ardelle  last Friday when they refused to disembark from the vessel upon its return to Maritime Gloucester after a beautiful harbor cruise.

The mutineers, from Denver, Colorado and points west, explained that they had such a good time, they didn’t want to leave.

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