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Movie Star Shoots HMS Surprise

California Tall Ship Star of Master & Commander

HMS_Surprise_.jpgPhoto Credit Darrall Slater, Maritime Museum of San Diego - MOVIE STAR SHOOTS -- HMS Surprise, of the movie Master and Commander fame, battled it out with California's state tallship Californian on Dec. 29 for the Holiday Bowl Battle Sail.Additional Information for the San Diego Battle Sails on Jan. 17-18 and 24-25 can be found at http://sdmaritime.org/ContentPage.asp?ContentID=741. For information on the Oceanside battles, contact Jeff Woods, director of Operations for the Lynx Foundation at (949) 274-5785.

Cannon Battles Will Rumble Across San Diego Bay
Tall Ships Recreate Warfare At Sea In January

SAN DIEGO — It’s time for all wannabe “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Master and Commanders” to report to the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Your chance to sail aboard a tallship waging war on the high seas is coming in this month.

The privateer Lynx will be battling it out with the revenue cutter Californian for control of San Diego Bay. You and your crew of salty dogs can be on board to experience the blast of the 6-pound deck guns and taunt the opposing ship’s crew!

Thrilling cannon battle re-enactments will take place on Saturday, Jan. 17 and Sunday, Jan. 18, 1 – 4 p.m. On Saturday, Jan. 24 and Sunday, Jan. 25, Californian and Lynx will be joined by Spirit of Dana Point and HMS Surprise. Watch all four ships battle it out on the bay.

Ships depart from the Maritime Museum of San Diego on the North Embarcadero. Tickets to join the crew for the battles are $55 for adults and $35 for children 12 and under. (Cannon battles are not recommended for children under 6.)

Advance tickets are available on the museum’s Web site at www.sdmaritime.org. The public can call (619) 234-9153, ext. 101 for more information. Tickets include same-day admission to the maritime museum.

Californian, a replica of a mid-19th century revenue cutter, is the Official Tall Ship of the State of California and part of the Maritime Museum of San Diego’s historic ship collection. Lynx is a replica of an early 19th century privateer. For more information on Lynx check their Web site at www.privateerlynx.org.

About The Maritime Museum Of San Diego

The Maritime Museum of San Diego enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining, and operating historic vessels. The museum has one of the world’s finest collections of historic ships, including the world’s oldest active ship Star of India.

The museum is located on the North Embarcadero in downtown San Diego at 1492 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The telephone number for general inquiries is (619) 234-9153. Additional information can be found on the museum’s Web site at www.sdmaritime.org.

Editor’s Note: Arizona Boating & Watersports thanks the Maritime Museum of San Diego for the opportunity to sail Dec. 29 on HMS Surprise in a practice battle on San Diego Bay. John Campbell represented AZBW.









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