The Lettie G. Howard is one of few surviving examples of the fishing schooners once in wide use in the North Atlantic. She is a rare beauty with classic fishing schooner lines, turning heads wherever she goes, and is a designated National Historic Landmark. After an active life in the fisheries of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, Lettie arrived at South Street Seaport Museum in 1968.
BRILLIANT returns to defend its 2014 championship in the Connecticut Maritime Festival Schooner Race. Based at Mystic Seaport, BRILLIANT is an offshore classroom for the Seaport’s education programs. Since 1953, Brilliant has sailed the equivalent of five times around the earth, with more than 9,000 students setting her sails and steering her course.
Freedom Schooner Amistad Connecticut’s Flagship and Tall Ship Ambassador, fosters unity among people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and promotes the legacies of leadership, cooperation, perseverance and social justice inherent to the Amistad Incident of 1839. AMISTAD was built at Mystic Seaport in 1999 and launched in March 2000.