Capt. Jesse Briggs (left) and Volunteer 2nd Mate Tom Nichols steer the AJ Meerwald sailing in the bay. Friday July 22 2016 The AJ Meerwald, built in 1928 for oyster harvesting, now sails New Jersey's coasts bringing history to the state as well as serving as a Maritime Camp for youth. (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)

New Jersey’s tall ship, the A.J. Meerwald has announced its sailing season for 2018, according to a press release from the Bayshore Center at Bivalve.

The Meerwald, a restored oyster dredging schooner, is celebrating its 90th birthday with dates scheduled in Philadelphia, Beach Haven and other towns in the Northeast.

For full details, head to www.bayshorecenter.org

Check out the full schedule below:

Philadelphia, PA, May 15 - May 28

Tall Ships Festival Philadelphia: May 24 - May 28

Bivalve, NJ: May 30 - June 9

Atlantic Highlands, NJ: June 12 - June 21

Jersey City, NJ: June 23 - July 10

Alpine, NJ: July 12 - July 15

Beach Haven, NJ: July 17 - July 22

Bivalve, NJ: July 25

New Castle, DE: July 27 - July 28

Philadelphia, PA: July 30 - August 3

Cape May, NJ: August – September 3

Bristol, PA: September 6 – September 8

Burlington, NJ: September 9- September 11

Philadelphia, PA: September 13- September 16

Bivalve, NJ: September 18 – September 26

Greenwich, NJ: September 28 – September 30

Bivalve, NJ: October 2 – October 8

Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race: October 9 – October 13

Cape Charles, VA: October 14 – October 17

Bivalve, NJ: October 20 – October 23

Chestertown, MD: October 26 – November 1

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