Sail Training Program
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2017 Trainee Schedule and Application now Available!
You Can Sail Niagara in 2017 — Ask Us How!
Getting to sail on the Niagara was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I did things I never thought I could do. Working ‘aloft’ ninety feet above the water, under sail and a full moon—the history and the seamanship—it was like stepping back in time. My body hurt. My hands were raw and my head ached and I would go back on tomorrow if I could. Some experiences are just worth it. I’ll never forget my time on the Niagara.
The crew was inspiring. I saw amazing things every day. In a world growing ever more virtual, the tactile experience of what it takes to sail a square-rigger and what it means to push yourself for good of the ship was worth every rope burn and sleepless night. I know that my time on Niagara will stay with me for the rest of my life. – Vanessa V, 2013 Niagara Trainee
The U.S. Brig Niagara’s cornerstone curriculum is its live-aboard sail training program. Open to anyone age 14 or over, Niagara’s itineraries include programs specifically designed for high school students, college students, and adults of any age.
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Additional forms for applicants under the age 18
For more information about Niagara’s Sail Training Program, contact Joseph Lengieza, Marine Operations at 814.452.2744 ext. 214 or firstname.lastname@example.org.