Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the Tall Ships Challenge® ?
A: The TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Race is a series of sailing races, cruises, crew rallies and maritime festivals organized by Tall Ships America in conjunction with US and Canadian ports on the Pacific and Atlantic Coasts of North America and in the Great Lakes.

Maritime festivals in each host port give visitors a chance to board the tall ships and meet the crew and trainees and learn about the many varied opportunities to sail and travel on Tall Ships America member tall ships.

Q: How can I get involved?
A: Volunteer and Sponsorship Opportunities are available. Visit our GET INVOLVED pages for more information.

Q: What hotels are located on the Savannah River?
A: The Bohemian Hotel, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Olde Harbour Inn, River Street Inn, Savannah Marriott Riverfront and The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa (located on Hutchinson Island across the Savannah River.)

Q: Is there an Accessibility Guide to Savannah's Historic District?
A: River Street access is available through the public elevator behind City Hall and through various hotel elevators. Since 2007, the City of Savannah has completed the construction of 1,459 new ADA compliant curb cuts. This, added to the 1,247 existing curb cuts, is making Savannah more accessible. For more information view our online Accessibility Guide.