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The Privateer Lynx sails docks at the Tampa Convention

The ship will be open for tours and excursions while docked in Tampa through Wednesday Jan 22. The ship will then move to St Petersburg thru 2/16 In 1997 Woodson K. Woods embarked on a journey to build a privateer inspired by the original historic tall ship from the War of 1812 - The Privateer Lynx. His goal was to create a living history museum to educate children and adults alike about American history through active sail training aboard a real wooden sailing ship. On July 28, 2001 in Rockport, Maine Woods' vision was realized. Past and present converged as Lynx was launched in a gala event ordaining a magnificent future on the high seas. For more information and tickets go to their web site at http://www.privateerlynx.com [Skip O'Rourke | tamapabay.com]

Source: Tampa Bay Times

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