US Coast Guard tall ship Eagle to visit

  • USCGS  Eagle docked in Hamilton Harbur on a previous visit. (File photograph)

    USCGS Eagle docked in Hamilton Harbur on a previous visit. (File photograph)

The United States Coast Guard sail training ship Eagle will visit Bermuda today.

The ship, used to train USCG officer cadets, will be moored in Hamilton until July 20 and will be open for free public tours.

Cadets from the Eagle will participate in community and youth outreach activities with WindReach and the Sandys Boat Club Youth Sailing programme.

They will also visit the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute and explore the island while they are stationed.

The Eagle is the only active-duty sailing vessel in the United States military.

Cadets in the United States Coast Guard Academy spend a minimum of six weeks aboard the ship to learn technical, leadership and teamwork skills.

Public tours will be available on:

Today, 1pm to 7pm

Tomorrow, noon to 7pm

Saturday, 10am to 7pm

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Published Jul 18, 2019 at 8:00 am (Updated Jul 18, 2019 at 8:38 am)

US Coast Guard tall ship Eagle to visit

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