Bluenose II offers 2 hour cruises that will allow you to experience the beautiful Lunenburg waterfront and travel into the larger Bay.Cruises will also take place in Halifax Harbour NS, Shelburne, NS and Pictou, NS. Before boarding, you will be required to attend a safety briefing and demonstration and will learn about the vessel and its history .During the cruise , when the Crew is not busy , they welcome your questions and discussion. Sails will be set and struck , and you will experience the sounds, smells, and sights , of sailing a traditional Grand Banks Schooner.
Deckhand for a Day
Ever wonder what it would be like to crew on a Tall Ship for a day.
We offer you the chance to become a crewmember on Nova Scotia’s Tall Ship BLUENOSE II for a day.
Sign-on at 0800 at the Bluenose II Company Store and leave Lunenburg Harbour to sail to Mahone Bay for the day. Returning at 1800 to sign-off.
While sailing the beautiful islands around Mahone Bay you will take your turn at the wheel, learn knots and splicing. Learn how to properly anchor a 300-ton schooner. You will stand watch, keep a look-out and handle sail with the regular crew. Lunch with the rest of your shipmates.
Before departure you will be given a safety orientation and a brief talk about the history of BLUENOSE by the Crew..
Maximum day crew is limited to 12 adults (must be 16 or older) and the cost is $625 all taxes included.
Please include your jacket & t-shirt size i.e. S,M.L.XL,XXL.
You will be given these items.