The Bluenose II, Nova Scotia's sailing ambassador, will be be visitng Pictou early next week. It will actually arrive on Monday, Aug. 13, but deck tours will not be available until Tuesday, Aug. 14 and Wednesday, Aug. 15.
The Bluenose II sails out of Lunenburg and visits ports throughout Nova Scotia and North America. It is regularly open to the public. In its role as an ambassador, Bluenose II has been a frequent presence for trade visits and international promotions for Nova Scotia and Canada.
Following its stay in Pictou, it will be travelling to Port Hawkesbury. More information about its schedule and history can be found at www.bluenose.novascotia.ca