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AMISTAD

Certification

USCG Certification

Passenger Vessel (Subchapter T), Inland, Near Coastal

Story

DISCOVERING AMISTAD is a nonprofit educational organization that provides full-year programming on its tall ship, the Amistad, in classrooms and at historic sites of partner organizations. It enables children and adults in Connecticut and the region to discover the story of the Amistad and its impact on Connecticut and the nation. Importantly, the organization provides learning opportunities for children and adults to discover the relevance of the Amistad to today’s world.

Specifications

Flag: United States of America
Rig: Baltimore Clipper
Homeport: New Haven, CT
Sparred Length: 129
LOA: 85
LOD: 81
LWL: 78
Draft: 10.5
Beam: 23
Rig height: 100
Freeboard: 6
Sail Area: 5200
Tons: 96
Hull: Wood

Facts

Who Sails? Middle School, High School, College
Program Type: Maritime History, Summer Camp
Normal cruising waters: Long Island Sound (summer), N/A (winter)
Season: April through October
Built: 2000
Crew: 6
Contact: Captain Rose Witte
Tel: 203.498.8222
E-mail: bbind@discoveringamistad.org
Website: https://discoveringamistad.org/
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