Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 08/30/2015, 09/06/2015, 09/13/2015, 09/20/2015, 09/27/2015, 10/04/2015, 10/18/2015, 10/25/2015

    Three park rangers aloft on BALCLUTHA standing on the footrope and holding onto the mainmast yard.
    Location: BALCLUTHA | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM Fee Information: Ship Admission: $5, free for 16 and under Contact Name: Visitor Center Information Desk Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 415-447-5000

Join park rangers on board the sailing ship Balclutha for aloft demonstrations about the work of sailors in the rigging. Whether it be setting and furling sail or celebrating a hallmark occasion, working aloft could involve toil and fear or joyousness and excitement. 

If it is windy or stormy the program may have to be cancelled. Please call the Visitor Center Information Desk, 415-447-5000, to make sure the program will be happening.

Tags: NPS Centennial,Balclutha,square riggers,Hyde Street Pier,sailors aloft,interpretation

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