The 2016 Tall Ships Challenge Takes to the Great Lakes

Dozens of tall ships will sail the Lakes through the end of September

Tall Ships America is an organization dedicated to the craft of building, sailing, and preserving the history of old, beautiful boats, the kind with several wide sails attached to towering wooden masts.

The Great Lakes sailing challenge is currently underway, with stops in and around Metro Detroit. 

Travis Wright spoke about the event with Erin Short of Tall Ships America