The tall ships in St. Petersburg
By Times staff
© St. Petersburg Times
published June 27, 2002
Eagle: A 295-foot U.S. Coast Guard trainer, the three-masted sailing barque has a usual complement of 10 officers, 65 crew members and 150 cadets.
Cisne Branco: The 249-foot Brazilian navy trainer usually has 24 crew members and 56 cadets.
Insulinde: Based at Curacao, the 120-foot yacht offers cruises in the southern Caribbean.
Larinda: Based at Cape Cod, the 86-foot schooner is used for training and educational programs.
Wolf: Billed as the flagship of the Conch Republic, the 74-foot schooner is a replica of 19th century blockade runners.
Meka II: Modeled after a pirate ship, the 54-foot brigantine's captain is Horatio Sinbad.
Compass Rose: Based in Fort Lauderdale, the 55-foot schooner has been featured in films.
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