Historic New Castle sails on Memorial Day Weekend 5/25 - 6/1
Memorial Day Weekend 2.5-hour sails from the Public Dock in Historic New Castle. Two sails each on Sat. and Sun. May 25 and 26 at10 am and 5:30 pm. Pirate Sail on Sunday 10am. Free Dockside Tours on Monday, May 27, 11 am - 4 pm.
Special offers at select New Castle shops plus 20% off your total bill at Cafe New Castle, Jessops Tavern, and Cafe Sonora at David Finney Inn up to 7 days from sail with proof of purchase. More sails on Wed/Thur. 5/29 and 30 plus Sat. 6/1.
Copeland Maritime Center - Sat. June 1st Special Hours
The Copeland Maritime Center will be open from 10am
- 1pm (closing early) to accommodate a private event later in the day. Please visit us again soon!
The PIRATES are COMING! Wilmington Pirate Festival Saturday, June 29, 10am - 4pm
Ahoy! Wilmington Pirate Festival at the Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard and Fort Christina Park returns with more pirate crews, ship tours, live music, maritime crafts and games, pirate-themed activities, and more for families and pirates of all ages. Food trucks, cold beer & more. Free admission. Interested in sponsoring or volunteering? Learn more!
Tour the Copeland Maritime Center in May!
Visit our Maritime Center year round to see the Watercraft of the World exhibit of 73 model ships, a 3/4-scale model of the KALMAR NYCKEL ship deck, Finnish log cabin and learn about the science of sailing, Kalmar, Sweden and Wilmington's train and ship-building history. Self-guided tours are $5/adult, $3/youth age 5-17 on Monday-Friday 1:30pm - 4:30pm, Saturdays 10am - 4pm. Closed on Sundays.
Private Parties on our ship & the Copeland Maritime Center!
Host a one-of-a-kind event on our Tall Ship and/or the Copeland Maritime Center. It's a terrific riverfront venue for business meetings, social occasions, weddings, and more! Request a tour today 302-429-7447.