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Picton Castle sets sail for Greenport

It took 10 crew members to raise the

It took 10 crew members to raise the Picton Castle tall ship's anchor. (May 25, 2012) Credit: Bill Bleyer

The Picton Castle is one of six tall ships sailing into Greenport harbor today from Gradiners Island as part of the waterfront village’s three-day maritime festival this weekend. Newsday reporter Bill Bleyer is again aboard the ship today. Besides the Picton Castle’s professional crew, also on board are sail trainees learning about life on a tall ship.

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