every gets excited about the Tall Ships and the first was a buzz in the city here are some ads from June 1984, click to enlarge any of the pics

Downtown Dartmouth Merchants were in on on it

Spring Garden Merchants were in as well

Five Fisherman realized the synergy before synergy was a buzzword

the Feds of course had to be rules-y

and of course Gentleman Jim Nunn and CBC were there for us like they always are