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Brockville Tall Ships Festival

What a weekend!  Thank you to Gina Taggart Budde for some wonderful shots taken of the Parade of Sail at the Brockville Tall Ships Festival.

2016 Banquet – Certificates & Awards

The 2016 banquet was a truly unique event, held in conjunction with the Brockville Tall Ships Festival.  We could not have held this event without a small group of very spectacular volunteers: THANK YOU! Some wonderful sponsors who supported the raffle held to raise funds for the Thomas G Fuller bursary fund included the Waterfront Grille, […]

2016 Golf Tournament

The Fuller Group of Companies hosts an annual golf tournament in support the Bytown Brigantine Thomas G Fuller Bursary Program.  With the goal to leave to child ashore for lack of funds, the companies proudly support children who wish to “reach new heights”.    In 2016 our bursary candidates have included new Canadians, children of single-parent […]

Employment Opportunities

Bytown Brigantine Inc., a sail training organization for youth ages 12-18, offers seasonal employment opportunities for crew and office staff.   We are currently looking to fill the following shipboard positions for the 2016 season: Summer Student – Administrative & Volunteer Program Assistant Captain, Tall Ship Black Jack Mate 150, Tall Ship Fair Jeanne Please […]

Tall Ships Adventure – Summer Camp Open House

We’re hosting an Open House! Saturday March 5th, 2016 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm 2700 Queensview Drive, Ottawa Ontario, K2B 8H6 Learn about: • Cool overnight summer camps for youth ages 12-14 on the Tall Ship Black Jack • Voyages for teens with options for summer school credit, kayaking & scuba on the Fair […]

A Most Excellent Sailing Day

Steve Elson has regularly sailed on the Fair Jeanne Adult Voyages.   He submitted this story for the blog.  Thanks Steve! Thanks to my recent retirement and a desire to visit one of our sons and his family in New Zealand, my wife Carol and I were able to spend some 49 days in New Zealand […]

A Word From Abroad

While Captain Lindsay will sadly not be at the helm this summer, he sent us a note about his recent installation in South Korea.   While he says he misses fixing things, getting up in the middle of the night and the ships in general, he is very excited for this adventure.   “We have just […]

Officer in Training Program

If you are interested in becoming an Officer in Training aboard one of our ships during the 2016 season, review the program information and contact us to discuss the opportunity.  We look forward to welcoming new OT’s as they work towards crew positions aboard the ships. Along with our traditional summer programs, Bytown Brigantine prides itself […]

2016 Sailing Schedule

We are pleased to announce the 2016 summer schedule for Bytown Brigantine Tall Ships Adventure.    Visit the youth page or the adult page for more information or the links to registration.  To register, you can: Register online to reserve your spot immediately and then complete the Registration Information Forms. Download the Registration Information Forms and submit them to […]

2016 Crew Call

The time of year has come.  If you are interested in a 2016 Crew position with Bytown Brigantine, please read the following information and submit your application by January 31, 2016.    We look forward to hearing from you. 2016 Crew Call