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Sailing school ship arrives in Bermuda

Tall ships always make a striking sight, but a special vessel has called on the island: the Dutch training ship, the Gulden Leeuw.

Billed as one of the world's largest three-mast-topsail schooners, the 230ft ship, built in 1937 and remade in 2010, is described as a classroom of the waves.

The ship travelled here from the Dominican Republic and is scheduled to sail from Hamilton this Friday, for Lunenberg in Nova Scotia.

The Gulden Leeuw, docked in St Georges Harbour (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

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Published May 09, 2017 at 2:10 pm (Updated May 09, 2017 at 2:10 pm)

Sailing school ship arrives in Bermuda

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