Festival of Sail 2016

The Festival of Sail 2016 is back at the Maritime Museum of San Diego for Labor Day Weekend, with a variety of family friendly activities like ship tours, cruises and even mock cannon battles. The event runs from Sept. 3-5.

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For the first time ever, the San Salvador ship replica will be open to the public. The vessel brought explorer Juan Rodriguez to local shores in 1542.
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The annual Festival of Sail has returned for Labor Day weekend at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.
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A group of sailors take off on a vessel in one of the largest Tall Ship festivals on the West Coast.
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For the first time ever, the San Salvador ship replica will be open to the public. The vessel brought explorer Juan Rodriguez to local shores in 1542.
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Festival-goers looking up at the sky from the San Salvador will see an endless maze of interwoven knots and elaborate ropes.
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The family friendly exploration of a fleet of ships takes place along the waterfront of downtown San Diego.
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There's a variety of boat cruises offered around the area.
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The sails of this ship vessel billow in the wind.
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Opposing ships attack each other in a 'mock' Cannon battle on the bay.
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Festival-goers looking for an extra special experience can choose between several Water Adventures, from bay cruises to cannon battles to mid-day sails.
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There's something for everything with all the different participating ships at the event, which includes the San Salvador, Star of India and B-39 Submarine. Tickets for the Festival of Sail are $7 for adults, and $5 for seniors and children.
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