World’s Oldest Sailing Ship ‘Star Of India’ To Sail For the First Time in 5 Years On 160th Birthday

World’s Oldest Sailing Ship ‘Star of India’ To Sail for First Time in 5 Years on 160th Birthday

The oldest active sailing vessel in the world, dubbed Star of India, is leaving the waterfront this coming weekend, per an announcement by the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

An experienced crew has been getting ready to take the ship out to the waters, as it has not sailed for 5 years, i.e. since November 2018.

Screengrab from YouTube video by Robert Olsson

This is a special voyage which marks the ship’s 160th Birthday. The voyage will be a part of the San Diego Bay and ‘at sea parade’ of the...

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