Hey Tampa Bay.. Alex here to tell you about one of Tampa’s huge events happening  July 10- 14, 2010.

Sail Tampa Bay starts this Saturday and lasts until Wednesday of next week.  Come out to the Tampa Convention Center and Channelside Bay Plaza to celebrate Tampa Bay’s rich maritime history featuring the magnificent International Sailing Ships of the World. The celebration begins with a spectacular “Parade of Sail” as the ships enter the Port of Tampa with thousands of spectators lining the shoreline.

The 5-day festival will feature a variety of different events along with live music and dockside tours of the ships- Captain Miranda, Eagle, Gloria.

The Schedule of Events:

Saturday – July 10, 2010
“Parade of Sail”
11am- 2pm Convention Center
• Ships open for tours- 2pm- 9pm
• Eagle open for tours- 3pm- 5pm

Sunday- July 11, 2010
• Ships open for tours- 11am- 7pm

Monday- July 12, 2010
• Ships open for tours- 11am- 7pm

Tuesday- July 13, 2010
• Ships open for tours- 11am- 7pm
• Eagle open for tours- 9am- 12:30pm
• Eagle Departs- 2:00pm

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
“Closing Ceremony”
• Ships open for tours- 11am- 4pm

Make sure you all head over to the Convention Center and the Channelside Channel to be a part of the many festivities happening July 10- 14, 2010.

For more information on Sail Tampa Bay, check out http://www.sailtampabay2010.com/index.php.

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