Amistad sets sail
The schooner Amistad motors past North Dumpling Island in Fishers Island Sound en-rout to New Haven from its winter berth at Mystic Seaport, Thursday, April 20, 2017.
Amistad will be back in New London in May for scheduled weekend day-sails to mark the 175th anniversary of the Amistad Africans' return to Africa. The three-hour sails, which can be booked through the Custom House Maritime Museum, will be Saturdays and Sundays in May with the exception of the 6th.
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