WRAL Tall Ships Special to Air Saturday, July 15th

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Americas' Sail Flag WRAL-TV recently sponsored one of the biggest events to ever take place on the North Carolina coast. Americas’ Sail 2006 came to Beaufort and Morehead City during the week of June 30 – July 5, 2006. The WRAL Parade of Sail was a highlight of the celebration, and WRAL-TV brought the event to the Triangle, and the entire state, in live high-definition.

If you missed the Saturday, July 1st, coverage on WRAL-TV, it’s not too late

The Tall Ships
Are Coming Again!
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If you missed the Americas’ Sail event in person or WRAL-TV HD broadcast, no worries! Capcom will be bringing you stunning photo slideshows up-close-and-personal on Monday, July 17, 2006.
Stay tuned!

to get a glimpse of the majestic Tall Ships on display and in action. WRAL has created a half-hour special recap of the 2006 Tall Ships Festival which will air on WRAL-TV on Saturday, July 15th at 7pm. The special will also air on WRAL’s sister station in Wilmington, WILM, at noon on Sunday, July 16th.

In the special, WRAL’s David Crabtree introduces viewers to Olde Beaufort Seaport, the N.C. Maritime Museum’s new waterfront campus along Gallant’s Channel. This new Seaport is being built to celebrate the state’s rich maritime heritage. The program also takes a look at Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea, in Connecticut for a firsthand look at their 19th century seafaring village, maritime gallery and working preservation shipyard. The half-hour special concludes with highlights from WRAL’s Parade of Sail and Carteret County’s biggest Fourth of July fireworks display.

Want to see the entire event coverage? WRAL is also offering for sale a DVD of all two hours of the July 1st procession of more than a dozen tall ships sailing from the Atlantic Ocean into ports at Beaufort and Morehead City.

The half-hour special is also available for sale on DVD. Each DVD can be purchased for $20 via WRAL.com. Click here for details.

CBC is donating proceeds of the sale of the DVDs to Olde Beaufort Seaport.

Thanks to WRAL.com’s Nathan Clendenin for this capcom photo.

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