Updated January 23, 2015
THE MARCO POLO is heading to the Reversing Falls site
December 26th ,2012
marks the 160th anniversary of the famed square rigger Marco Polo being
declared The Fastest Ship in the World.On December 26th, 1852 the Marco Polo
sailed into Liverpool UK after circumnavigating The World by The Cape of Good
Hope ,Southern Africa , to Australia and back to the UK going around Cape Horn
, South America [5months 21 days ,no ship had ever accomplished this at the
Sincerely , Barry Ogden
Welcome to the official web site of The Marco Polo Project. It is our hope that this site will serve as an important source of knowledge about the Marco Polo for the Internet community, as well as providing a vehicle for continual updates on the status of the Project, and the dream to bring this great ship back to life.
There is no better example of Canadas role as a leading shipbuilding nation than the Marco Polo. With her innovative and visionary design, and tenacious spirit, the Marco Polo carved a place in nautical history, bringing New Brunswick and Canada to the forefront.
Please take the time to fully browse this site, and learn some of the unique history of The Fastest Ship in the World. Sign our guest book and let us know your thoughts. We'd love to have you along on the voyage.
Sincerely, Barry Ogden,