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We love when the Kalmar Nickel is in port! Check out our Historic New Castle schedule below.

NEW Historic New Castle sails just added on May 24, 25 & 26! 


Kalmar Nyckel in Historic New Castle  

Day Sails, 2.5 hours 

May 24-27, July 15-23, and August 26-September 4 


Set sail on the Tall Ship KALMAR NYCKEL for 2.5 hours and discover the Delaware River on a full-scale replica of the 17th-centyury Swedish merchant ship. Haul lines, set sails, and hear tales from the crew, or simply relax and enjoy the ship. Sails just added: 


  • Wednesday 5/24 from 5:00-7:30pm 

  • Thursday 5/25 from 10:00am-12:30pm 

  • Friday 5/26 form 12:00-2:30pm 


Plus July 15-23 and August 26-September 4 on select dates. 

Recommended for ages 8 and above 


Departs from New Castle Pier, 1 Delaware Street, Historic New Castle, DE 19720 

Schedules are weather dependent and subject to change. 


We would like to thank our sponsors for making this event possible:

The New Castle Farmers Market

Jessop's Tavern

The Trustees of the New Castle Common

The City of New Castle

New Castle Community Partnership 

New Castle Jaycees

Jeff and Tina Lank

St. Johns Lodge #2 A.F.&A.M.


Please visit the New Castle Community Partnership Facebook page for more information.

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