Tall Ships Newport Rhode Island
By Karen Hurst, Rhode Island Waterfront!
Sunday the Tall Ships paraded around Prudence Island passing by the Jamestown Bridge. I was lucky enough to have a front row seat on our good friends boat. Starting out on our trip with mimosas for the ride, we set up on the stern with food and drinks, soaking up the sun. Peggy, our hostess, served a muffaretto, which is like an Italian grinder on French bread with a New Orleans dressing. Delicious! We had left a little early to set anchor in a comfortable spot, from which we had a 360 view of the Jamestown Bridge, Jamestown, Prudence Island, Newport and the Tall Ships as they passed behind the Island and then forwarded on to Newport.. We were not close enough to hear the Marching Bands on some of the Tall Ship Decks, but could hear bits of the music drifting over the water. The da...