2023 Fleet

2023 St. Pete Festival

Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, April 2, 2023

Serving as the first host port of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Gulf Coast 2023 race series, St. Pete is honored to welcome a fleet of historic ships from harbors through the United States and Spain, March 30-April 2, 2023. 

Immerse yourself in our nation’s rich maritime history while aboard these celebrated ships. The grand fleet will be docked along the St Petersburg waterfront. The event begins with a dramatic Parade of Sail on Thursday evening and features a display of four traditionally rigged sailing vessels crewed, in part, by youth.

Tall Ships

Pride of Baltimore II

Baltimore, MD 157’ LOA, 107’ HT

Nao Trinidad

Seville, Spain 89’ LOA, 82’ HT


Buzzards Bay, MA 153’ LOA, 108’ HT

1877 Barque Elissa

Galveston, TX 205’ LOA, 110’ HT

When and If (Sail Away Vessel)

New York, NY 83'

Suncoast Horizon (Sail Away Vessel)

Treasure Island, FL 55'

Jolly II Rover (Private Sail Away Vessel)

Key West, FL 80'

*Please note: Ships are not final and subject to change.