Celebrating the maritime history of Tampa Bay, international sailing
ships will dock in downtown Tampa July 10-14 for Sail Tampa Bay 2010.
The 5-day festival
the U.S.C.G. Eagle from the United States,
Captain Miranda from Uruguay and the Gloria from Colombia. The event
will feature live music and dockside tours of the ships located at
the Tampa Convention
Channel. Sail Tampa Bay 2010 is made possible under the guidance of
Tampa Bay and Company, which leads efforts to gain "Economic Development
The event begins with the
"Parade of Sail" at the Tampa Convention Center on July 10 from
11am-1pm. The ships will be open for tours from
2 to 9 pm. Attendees will have an
opportunity to see these vessels up close by boarding the
ships, and attendees will have a chance to interact with the crew and
experience daily life on a sailing ship.
July 11-13, tours will be scheduled between 11am-7pm, and the event will
end with closing ceremonies on July 14.
are $10 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12 (combo tickets that
include admission and food are available for $15 for adults, and $8 for
children ages 3-12). Tours of the U.S.C.G. Eagle will be available at no
Paul, Catoe, Tampa Bay and Company