Websites to know for Tall Ships 2013

Several historic tall ships have sailed their way to Navy Pier for the Tall Ships Chicago 2013 festival.

These ships will be in town through August 11. If you’re gong to attend the event — or if you just want some photos and more information about these sea vessels — these websites with help.

TallShipsNavyPier.com/TallShipsChicago

This is going to be your primary online resource to find out more about the event. You can buy tickets for the festival here as well as find out more information about the ships. Plus, there’s a handy map that you can print that tells you where all the places

ChicagoCup.org

The Chicago Match Cup is a $100,000 sailing competition that’s taking place alongside the Tall Ships festival. This website has a ton of information about the race and how to buy tickets. Or, the coolest part of the website:  You can stream Chicago Match Cup race from the homepage!

Fullriggeren-Sorlandet.no/map 

One of the featured ships at Tall Ships, the Norwegian SS Sorlandet has it’s own website that features a map where you can track the vessel. The website also features the Captain’s log, and other fun facts about the

And naturally, in this social media age, several of the ships involved in the festival are on Twitter! Follow them for updates of their travels:

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