Fair Jeanne sets sail for tall ships tour

In this Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 photo provided by Chris Hebert, the ship Fair Jeanne is docked in Brockville, Ont. during the Tall Ships Festival. Fair Jeanne sets sail today for a tall ships tour. (Chris Hebert via Newswatch Group)

BROCKVILLE ā€“ A sailing training vessel will be setting sail this afternoon (Monday) on a 56 day journey as part of a Canada 150 voyage.

Fair Jeanne will pull out of Tall Ships Landing Marina at 1 p.m. and head for Hamilton, taking part in the Great Lakes Flotilla for Canada Day.

After that, the sailing ship will travel east to Quebec City for Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, where she will also take part in the Guest Ports Programme in Atlantic Canada.

The training ship hosts crews of young teenagers and young adults, ranging in age from 12-24, depending on the voyage.

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