After completing a full schedule of programs and festivals in New England, Bermuda and Cuba during 2017, the 200-foot Tall Ship SSVOliver Hazard Perry is preparing for her 2018 adventures, which will take her to Charleston, S.C. and St. Petersburg, Fla. before she sails south to Cuba and Jamaica.Perry is America’s newest Tall Ship and Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel.
The 200-foot Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel, departed Monday, May 1 for its first of two back-to-back programs held in partnership with the Naval Academy Prep School (NAPS). Aboard were 28 midshipman candidates enrolled in a ten-month course of instruction at NAPS that began in July 2016. The candidates
Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI), the non-profit organization behind SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, has announced that their Annual Fundraiser/Summer Party will take place on July 1st at Newport Shipyard. This year’s fund-raising party begins at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails, raw bar and passed hors d’oeuvres, allowing guests to mingle dockside before touring SSV Oliver Hazard Perry,