RDV 2017 - Course de Grands Voiliers - Tall Ships Regatta

Bermuda to Hamilton


Take part in a unique voyage during the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta with Wylde Swan (The Netherlands). Sail from Bermuda to Hamilton to meet the Great Lakes Flotilla as it journeys to Québec.

Sailing upon the majestic Dutch Class A vessel, Wylde Swan, this is an opportunity to journey from Bermuda to Hamilton along the American and Canadian east coasts and along the Saint Lawrence River. You will be on board the only European Class A vessel to meet the Canadian Great Lakes Flotilla in Hamilton.

Starting your voyage in Bermuda on 5 June, you will sail with stopovers in places including Nova Scotia, Québec, Montreal, and Toronto.

As well as the opportunity to sail in the whole journey, there are options to split the adventure into smaller legs:

  • Bermuda to Hamilton, 5-30 June
  • Bermuda to Halifax, 5-17 June
  • Halifax to Québec, 17-23 June
  • Hamilton to Québec, 2-22 July
  • Hamilton to Bath, 2-8 July
  • Québec to Hamilton, 23 June-1 July

You can find more information about this unique voyage here.

Rendez-vous 2017

From June 30 until August 20, 2017

More than 40 Tall Ships will be sailing Canadian waters to honour the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation in 2017. They are scheduled to stop at host ports in Ontario, Québec and the Maritimes, giving thousands of people the opportunity to admire the majestic beauty of these cathedrals of the seas.

Learn more about RDV 2017


Join the crew

Want to cast off on an adventure? Sail Training International, the partner in this event, offers you the chance for the experience of a lifetime aboard one of the Tall Ships.

Become a Trainee