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OpSail 2012 In The NewS

Video AND RADIO reports

OpSail and Navy Commemorate Bicentennial of The Star-Spangled Banner and War of 1812 (3-min. introduction)

January 2012 - Norfolk and OpSail Travel Channel (UK)

January 2012 - Baltimore Star-Spangled Sailabration (1-min. promo)

Nov 17, 2011 - Gov of Maryland, Chairman of OpSail Unveil Star-Spangled Bicentennial Plans

Keeping the Seas free for 200 years: Navy and Operation Sail (30-sec. promo)

Navy and OpSail clip for Commemorating Bicentennial of War of 1812 (59-sec. promo)

Mar 19, 2012  - OpSail event headed for New London (WTNH Channel 8)

April 5, 2012  - OpSail 2012 Begins in New London with Eagle's departure (NBC affiliate)

April 5, 2012  -  Eagle Readies For OpSail 2012 Journey (New London Patch)
April 12, 2012 - New York - 1010 WINS - 17 Tall Ships to Sail Into NYC For OpSail 2012

April 20, 2012 - New Orleans - WWL-AM Radio - Jose Fuentes and Bill Armstrong

April 17, 2012 - New Orleans - Video - Ecuador tall ship Guayas arrives in New Orleans

April 17, 2012 - New Orleans - Video - Indonesia tall ship Dewaruci arrives in New Orleans

April 18, 2012 - New Orleans - WGSO Radio - "Flip This City" - Jose Fuentes / Bill Armstrong i/view (4 segments)

April 20, 2012 - New Orleans - WWL Radio - Spud McConnell - Jose Fuentes / Bill Armstrong
April 27, 2012 - Baltimore - TV promotion for Star Spangled Sailabration (30 seconds)

May 7, 2012    - New York - OpSail's Gary Jobson with Capital One NY Market President James Covington and OpSail artist Charles Fazzino

May 9, 2012   -  VIDEO CLIP from Maryland Public TV: Climing the Mast of the tall ship GUAYAS

May 23, 2012  -  NEW YORK - video of Parade of Sail

June 8, 2012 - Norfolk - WVEC report on Parade of Sail

June 9, 2012 - NORFOLK - Fireworks fill Norfolk Sky for OpSail 2012

June 9, 2012 -  NORFOLK (WVEC Channel 13) - OpSail 2012 brings a look at history

June 11, 2012 - NORFOLK (WVEC Channel 13) - OpSail 2012 Virginia winds down; USCGC EAGLE underway

June 17, 2012 - BOSTON - Nautical Talk Radio - OpSail's Bill Armstrong talks about plans for OpSail Boston

PRINT REPORTS

July 6, 2012   -  New London - Ships arrive for OpSail 2012

July 6, 2012   -  Boston Globe - Boston businesses boomed during holiday weekend

July 2, 2012   -  Boston Globe - Tall Ships provide a taste of War of 1812

July 1, 2012   -  Boston.com - OpSail Boston Opens with a Bang

June 29, 2012 - OpSail is excuse to explore new Boston waterfront

June 29, 2012 - New London - Navy might steal the OpSail show

June 28, 2012 - New London - Coast Guard to take the lead on OpSail security

June 28, 2012 - New London - Ledyard Youth wins OpSail essay contest

June 28, 2012 - Boston Globe - EAGLE teaches and gives history lessons

June 29, 2012 - Boston.com - Guide to OpSail

June 26, 2012 - Boston - 1812 bash an overture for Hub

June 24, 2012 - Toronto Sun - Clear Sailing on the eastern seaboard

June 23, 2012 -  New London - OpSail2012 to mark anniversary of War of 1812 with Parade of Sail, tours and entertainment

June 23, 2012 -  New London - Simmons: OpSail event will celebrate state's maritime history

June 22, 2012 - New London - Top 10 reasons to hop over border to see OpSail '12

June 20, 2012 - New London and Niantic to Salute Captains and Crews of OpSail vessels

June 19, 2012 - Baltimore Business Journal- Sailabration ends, tall ships depart Baltimore

June 19, 2012 - Baltimore - Sailabration called "all around success"

June 19, 2012 - Baltimore Business Journal - Fort McHenry set attendance record during Sailabration

June 19, 2012 - Baltimore - Step Aboard the Indonesian tall ship Dewaruci

June 19, 2012 - New London - OpSail chief gives a jab to Newport over conflict

June 18, 2012 - Huffington Post - Tall Ships and OpSail 2012: Maritime History in Real Time

June 18, 2012 - Baltomore Sun - Merchants set records as Sailabration boosts city business

June 18, 2012 - Baltimore Business Journal- Sailabration called "one of the largest events in the city's history"

June 17, 2012 - Baltimore - Dining on Indonesia's tall ship Dewaruci

June 17, 2012 - Norfolk - Tallwood global studies student visit OpSail

June 16, 2012 - Washington Post - New Cadets Bring EAGLE to Baltimore

June 15, 2012 - Norfolk - Businesses say OpSail 2012 buoyed their bottom lines

June 13, 2012 - Norfolk - Ecuador ship wins the 2012 OpSail Fleet Chefs Challenge

June 14, 2012 - New London  - Navy Details OpSail Role

June 13, 2012 - Norfolk - At OpSail, the real fireworks come after the pyro show

June 12, 2012 - Baltimore - Guayas arrives in style in Baltimore

June 12, 2012 - Norfolk-Baltimore (Baltimore Sun) Parade of Sail enroute to Baltimore

June 11, 2012 - Norfolk - Culinary masters from around the world face off

June 9, 2012 -  Williamsburg Teen Chosen to Participate in OpSail Parade

June 9, 2012  - Norfolk - OpSail gets off to dramatic start as tall ship Eagle leads Parade of Sail

June 8, 2012 -  Norfolk - Local boaters, tall ships dance at sunset

June 7, 2012  - Norfolk - Sail through the basic of OpSail

June 6, 2012 -  Baltimore Sun - 1812 Bicentennial celebration Kicks off in city with a loud boom

June 6, 2012 -  Baltimore Sun - Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial

June 6, 2012 -  Norfolk Virginian-Pilot - Planning OpSail Parade is like solving massive puzzle

June 6, 2012 -  Boston Globe - Officials unveil locations, times to visit military and tall ships over Fourth of July

June 6, 2012 -  Boston Globe - Tall ship parade planned to mark War of 1812

June 5, 2012 -  Baltimore Business Journal - Baltimore tall ships festival = tourism boon

June 3, 2012 -  Boston Globe - Boston set to benefit from tall ship festival

June 2, 2012 -  Norfolk VA - OpSail 2012: OpSail 2012: The Voyage to Hampton Roads aboard Picton Castle (Part 2)

May 31, 2012 -  Norfolk VA - OpSail 2012: The Voyage to Hampton Roads aboard Picton Castle

May 30, 2012 -  New London - Fleet for OpSail grows by five ships

May 30, 2012 -  New London - Amistad among ships committed to OpSail

May 29, 2012 -  New London - Five More Ships added to OpSail 2012 Flotilla

May 29, 2012 -  NEW YORK - War and Terrorism (blog)

May 27, 2012 -  Norfolk VA - Boaters look forward to joining armada at OpSail 2012

May 27, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Hudson Reporter - Tall Ships Set Sail on Hudson

May 26, 2012 -  Norfolk VA - Replica Ships Sailing into Yorktown Next Week: Overnighht trip on Lynx

May 25, 2012 -  NEW YORK - TIME Magazine - Tall Ships Sail into New York for Fleet Week

May 24, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Baltimore Sun - A Parade of Ships Sails into New York City (photo blog)

May 24, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Fleet Week Kicks Off In New York With Tall Ships Parade

May 24, 2012 -  NEW YORK - (AP) - NYC Fleet Week Remembers War of 1812

May 23, 2012 -  NEW YORK - The Tall Ships Are Coming!  It's Fleet Week in New York City

May 23, 2012 -  NEW YORK Daily News - Fleet Week Kicks Off

May 23, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Flickr Images of Parade of Sail

May 23, 2012 -  NEW YORK - (CBS) Photo essay of Parade of Sail into New York

May 23, 2012 -  NEW YORK - (AFP) Fleet Week and OpSail photo essay

May 23, 2012 -  NEW YORK - New York Daily News - Tall Ships in town commemorate War of 1812

May 21, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Bensonhurst Bean - Get Excited!  Tall Ships under Verrazano Bridge May 23

May 21, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Brooklyn Bugle - Brooklyn Hosts OpSail at Red Hook Marine Terminal

May 18, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Manhattan-by-Sail OpSail 2012 brunch sail

May 18, 2012 -  AP - War of 1812 Bicentennial Sites, all over US 

May 17, 2012 -  Norfolk VA - Daily Press - 600 private boats may join OpSail Parade June 8 in Norfolk

May 17, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Accomplished Larchmont HS Student Will Sail on the High Seas

May 17, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Jersey Journal - Tall ships, miltary ships to parade up Hudson

May 16, 2012 -  BOSTON - OpSail Boston 2012 sponsors essay and art contest

May 15, 2012 -  NEW YORK - PortSide - See the OpSail ship parade

May 15, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Bay Ridge Journal - OpSail Brings Navy, Tall Ships to Brooklyn

May 14, 2012 -  Norfolk VA - Virginian-Pilot  - OpSail 2012 | Region preps for summer's biggest party

May 11, 2012 -  Norfolk VA - Virginian-Pilot  - OpSail will have three parades of sail

May 9, 2012   -  New London - OpSail Announces More Sponsors

May 7, 2012   -  NY Daily News - Tall ships will sail up Hudson River on May 23 as part of OpSail & Fleet Week

May 3, 2012   -  Norfolk VA - Preparations begin for OpSail 2012

May 7, 2012   -  NEW YORK - Tall Ships Come Back to New York (Boating on the Hudson.com)

April 24, 2012 -  New London - Ride on Eagle is OpSail art, essay contest prize

April 23, 2012 -  NEW YORK - Staten Island Advance - Fleet Week to run from May 23-20

April 23, 2012 -  New London - The Day: Illustrate 1812 History for a chance to ride on EAGLE

April 19, 2012 -  New Orleans - Navy Week moves into third day

April 19, 2012 -  New Orleans - Carencro Eagle Scout flies high with tall ship Eagle

April 17, 2012 -  Associated Press - Commemoration of War of 1812 begins in New Orleans

April 17, 2012 -  New Orleans - After crossing Pacific, Tall Ship Dewaruci receives warm welcome in New Orleans

April,  2012    -   Radio Sucre, Ecuador: Crucero del buque Escuela Guayas promocionará iniciativa Yasuní ITT

April 16, 2012 -  New Orleans Times-Picayune: Oh say, you can see an impressive flotilla ....

April 15, 2012 -  New Orleans Times-Picayune: Marrero Teans wins essay contest, rides EAGLE in OpSail

April 14, 2012 -  Washington Post: Navy turns to War of 1812 for help

April 13, 2012 -  Brooklyn Eagle - Parade of Ships Coming to Brooklyn

April 13, 2012 -  New London - Six more ships added to OpSail2012 CT

April 12, 2012 -  Wall Street Journal - 17 Tall Ships to Sail into NYC for OpSail 2012

April 12, 2012 -  New York - OpSail 2012 to feature 17 tall ships in NYC Fleet Week harbor parade

April 6, 2012  -   New London - Eagle WIll Leave Today on Mission to OpSail

April 3, 2012  -   New London - Brazilian tall ship Cisne Branco committed to OpSail

Mar 23, 2012  -  New Orleans - Mayor Landrieu Joins Navy and OpSail for NOLA Navy Week

Mar 19, 2012  -  New London - Governor Kicks Off "OpSail Challenge" (with video)

Mar 19, 2012  -  New London - Gov Malloy Comes to New London to Kick Off OpSail Fundraising

Mar 8, 2012   -   New Orleans - Times-Picayune - NOLA Navy Week bringing 10 tall ships & warships to NOLA

Mar 7, 2012   -   New Orleans - Mayor Landrieu Joins Navy and OpSail Announcing NOLA Navy Week

March 2012  -    New Orleans - AAA Southern Traveler Magzine: Tall Ships Will be Sailing into New Orleans

Mar 1, 2012    -  Enroute to OpSail, Indonesian tall ship Dewaruci stops at Pearl Harbor

Feb 26, 2012  -  OpSail cited in iPhone Tall Ships App

Feb 24, 2012  -  Boston Globe Editorial - City, state, and businesses can't let July 4 Parade of Sail sink

Feb 19, 2012  -  New London Day - OpSail, Sailfest merge for one big, festive event this July

Feb 18, 2012  -  New London Day - Contest Winner Gets to Ride on Barque Eagle

Feb 18, 2012  -  Boston Globe Op-Ed - Boston's missing the boat

Feb 15, 2012  -  New London - State Says it is willing to pitch in for OpSail

Feb 9, 2012   -   Baltimore - Planners announce line-up for Sailabration and OpSail 2012

Jan 26, 2012 -   Indonesian Tall Ship Dewaruci sets sail for Operation Sail 2012

Jan 17, 2012 -   New London - OpSail organizers say about $300,000 raised

Dec 20, 2011 -  New London - OpSail 2012 Gets a Quick Infusion of Cash

Nov 29, 2011 -  Norfolk - Blue Angels to join OpSail event in Virginia Beach

Nov 28, 2011 -  New Orleans - First Tall Ships are Confirmed for New Orleans Navy/OpSail Commemoration

Nov 28, 2011 -  Norfolk - Blue Angels and a fleet of tall ships set course for Hampton Roads in 2012

Nov 17, 2011 -  Baltimore Sun: State unveils plans for War of 1812 bicentennial celebration

Nov 17, 2011 -  Baltimore Business Journal - Baltimore to host tall ships in June 2012 for bicentennial celebration

Nov 17, 2011 -  AP - Maryland Announcing Plans for 1812 Bicentennial

Nov 4, 2011   -  Norfolk Virginian-Pilot - OpSail announces first ships to commit to June event

Oct 20, 2011  -  New London - Gov Malloy to Serve as Honorary Chairman of OpSail2012CT

Oct  9, 2011   -  OpSail 2012 Dominates Eagle's Summer Tour

Sep 30, 2011 -  Cruising World - OpSail Names First Seven Tall Ships for its 2012 Sailing

Sep 30, 2011 -  Baltimore Business Journal - OpSail on the hunt for $6 million in sponsor deals

Jun 24, 2001 -  New Orleans - Mayor Landieu announces kick-off of three-year national celebration

Jun 24, 2011 -  Norfolk Virginian-Pilot - OpSail set to Sail into Norfolk next June

Jun 25, 2011  - Boston Central - Operation Sail & Tall Ships Boston 2012

Jun 23, 2011 -  Boston Globe - Ships, sailors to celebrate War of 1812

Jun 22, 2011 -  Washington DC - SecNav Ray Mabus and OpSail Chairman Jose Fuentes Announce Partnership

Mar 4, 2011   -  New London - Gov. Malloy Invites Foreign Navies to OpSail 2012

Mar 1, 2010   -  Baltimore Business Journal - Tall ships to sail in Baltimore for War of 1812 celebration