By land: Views of the tall ships in Portland Harbor
The ships are making their appearance Saturday with the parade of sail.
By sea: Taking in the tall ships from the water
Photos from staff photographer Gregory Rec aboard the Picton Castle and Carl Walsh on a Casco Bay ferry.
By air: Aerial views of the Parade of Sail
Staff Photographer Shawn Patrick Ouellette captured these images while flying over the ships as they made their way into Portland Harbor.
The Tall Ships Portland 2015 festival, featuring 13 sailing vessels, will resume from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday.
The parade of vessels is the highlight of a four-day festival celebrating the time when large sailing ships routinely plied Maine waters.
The teenagers are schooled in the complicated art of sailing ... and challenges in general.
Hospitality providers report heavy bookings as they get spiffed up, stocked up and staffed up for a weekend of tall ships, clam festivities and more.
Click through for each day's events. Purchase tickets for the festival or ship tours at tallshipsportland.com/tickets.
Sailing enthusiast and publisher Alex Agnew is excited to have more than a dozen ships ready to squeeze into the harbor this weekend.