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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta: Sail From Bermuda to Halifax and Beyond…

Posted on: 26.05.17

Don’t miss this opportunity… you can take part in the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. No experience necessary!

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta is your chance to sail in the wake of the great explorers and take part in an unforgettable, epic voyage.

This incredible event celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation… and the festivities are coming to you!

Don’t miss your chance to get involved!

What Adventures Are Available?

Here are a selection of the voyages available:

  1. Fly to Bermuda and join Wylde Swan (The Netherlands) on 4 June 2017 for the Bermuda to Halifax leg of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. You’ll sail to Halifax and can either disembark there or choose to sail onward toward Hamilton and beyond.
  2. Join the fleet for an extensive Guest Ports Program in and around the Saint Lawrence River, Great Lakes, Québec City, and Halifax. You can sail on board lots of different ships.

Option 1: Bermuda to Halifax

After you leave Bermuda on 5 June 2017 on board Wylde Swan (The Netherlands), you’ll sail to Halifax and arrive for a stop-over around 17 June 2017. You can finish your voyage in Halifax, or you have the option to continue onward toward Hamilton to meet the Great Lakes Flotilla as it journeys to Québec.

You can expect exciting, challenging and exhilarating sailing conditions during this incredible voyage.

Option 2: Guest Ports Program

You have the opportunity to experience as much or as little of the expansive Guest Ports Program as you like. You’ll sample the hospitality and culture of more than 31 different, beautiful Canadian guest ports.

You’ll have the chance to explore the beautiful maritime provinces of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick… as well as the provinces of Québec and Ontario.

What is the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Trainee Assistance Program (TAP)?

TAP provides support funding to trainees wishing to sail on board a ship participating in the Bermuda to Halifax leg.


Watch the action as it happens and follow the fleet’s progress using YB Satellite Tracking.


You can be part of this adventure of a lifetime. Berths are available for Race 3 (from Bermuda to Boston) onwards. Why wait? Secure your place today. Check out the available places on our Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta event pages.

You can book your place directly with a participating vessel, or if you’d like help simply email our friendly team on, who can make recommendations, answer questions and process your booking for you.