Clearwater on the Hudson. Photo by Anthony Pepitone (CC 3.0)


After a much-needed restoration of the ship’s hull, Clearwater is ready to relaunch for her 47th sail season.

Clearwater. Photo by Peretz Partensky (CC 2.0)

A public dockside ceremony will be held at Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie on July 4th between 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm, following which Clearwater will depart for a special Independence Day sail at 7 pm.

Sloop Clearwater. Photo by Jim, the Photographer (CC 2.0)


“We’re really excited that the Clearwater will be sailing again. After an extensive restoration, the sloop will be in tip-top shape. It’s great that the Hudson River has its tall ship back” said Dave Conover, Clearwater’s Interim Executive Director.


posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee