Join us for the 2017 King Neptune Gala
Tickets are on sale now for the 2017 King Neptune Gala celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Kalmar Nyckel
and honoring Gerret Copeland on September 23rd at 6 p.m. The evening will include food stations with local celebrated chefs, silent and live auction and the presentation of King Neptune Award
Join us For Nyckel Night!
On Thursday, August 24th, Join us from 5:30-7:30 for Nyckel Night! A dockside Happy Hour on the ship, featuring appetizers and seasonal beers from FLYING DOG BREWERY!
Just $20 gets you two-hours aboard the Tall Ship of Delaware, delicious food, and your first Flying Dog for just a nickel!
Space is limited, so book today!
Family Fun Day
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:00 noon-5:00 PM --
FREE ADMISSION --
Tours of the Kalmar Nyckel
and the Tatiana and Gerret Copeland Maritime Center, wood carving demonstration, Wilmington Fire Boat, Water Taxi cruises on the Christina, historical reenactors, music, cannon demonstrations and other activities for children.
Publicly celebrating the 20th Anniversary and recognizing those who created the Kalmar Nyckel
with stories, music and tributes concluding with refreshments and birthday cake.
Anniversary Champagne Cruise
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Start the 20th Anniversary Celebrations aboard the Kalmar Nyckel
with a special once in a life time champagne cruise along the Christina River, sailing past the original landing spot and settlement location, and learning about the rich history of the area. Space is limited, reservations highly encourage for this sell-out cruise!
$60.00 per person, $50.00 for 2017 King Neptune Gala attendees
Thank You To Our Volunteers for Keeping The Kalmar Nyckel Sailing!
A heartfelt thank you to all our volunteers for their hard work and dedication this season! Click here to view a special letter from our Board of Directors!
Rent the Copeland Maritime Center For Your Private Event!
The Copeland Maritime Center is the perfect venue for your private gala, party, wedding, or event reception. A replica of the ship's Main Deck, the Forney boat collection, and other unique exhibits provide an ideal backdrop for any gathering. Select the caterer of your choice to complete your perfect evening! Also available for meetings.
Or Charter Kalmar Nyckel
The Tall Ship of Delaware is available for private parties and corporate outings. Call now to reserve your sail.
Visit the Copeland Maritime Center
The Copeland Maritime Center is open for self-guided tours Mondays - Fridays from 2 pm - 4:30 pm or by appointment weekdays, and Saturdays from 10 am - 2 pm. Suggested donation: $5 Adults, $3 youth 6-17 (age 0-5 is free).