Entering the KVK from the east . . . it’s the tallest tall ship sailing the sixth boro.

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At about the same moment, entering the KVK from its west gate, aka the Bayonne Bridge, it’s Rebel, followed by Nicole Leigh Reinauer.

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Clipper City, launched in Florida in 1984, is a replica of a wooden schooner that operated on the Great Lakes during the second half of the 19th century.

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The schooner is only 20′ longer than Rebel.

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Clipper City is headed for a haul-out.

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Later I catch the stern of Rebel westbound back to the yard.  I believe the near-twin of Rebel in the distance is Yankee.

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All fotos by Will Van Dorp.

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