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AJ Meerwald

Go sailing aboard the historic Delaware Bay oyster schooner AJ Meerwald! Experience the Delaware River in a new and unique way.

NJ’s Official Tall Ship A.J. Meerwald will offer public and educational sails along the Delaware River this July departing from Independence Seaport Museum (ISM) docks at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. Experience history aboard this authentically restored 1928 Delaware Bay oyster schooner. Help hoist the sails or sit back and relax. Once aboard the crew share the boat’s rich maritime history, the shell ... fish industry along the Delaware River and Bay and culture of those that lived and worked in the industry. The cost of a public sail ticket is $50, charters are available as well as educational sails for youth organizations and nonprofits. Donations are appreciated and will help support New Jersey’s official Tall Ship, the state’s very own historic oyster schooner. Delaware River Sail Schedule: Weekly Public Sails June 30th through July 23rd Thurs: 6-8pm | Fri: 6-8pm Sat: 10-12 noon, 3-5pm & 6-8pm Sun: 3-5pm & 6-8pm Sunset Sails Wednesday – Sunday 6PM – 8PM Education Sails – Saturdays 10 AM -12PM include hands on stations and a river trawl. Also available for youth organizations & non-profits Charter Sails available – Capacity of 50 passengers All are welcomed to come sailing on the oyster schooner A.J. Meerwald to experience history, the environment, and adventure. Tickets may be purchased at The Bayshore Center at Bivalve (BCB) is excited to work in association with the Independence Seaport Museum in an effort to foster an appreciation of history and culture within the community surrounding the Delaware Bay and River.

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