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NORFOLK (June 10, 2011) The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) participates in the Parade of Sail for the opening of the 35th annual Norfolk Harborfest. The Parade of Sail consists of tall ships, character vessels, power cruisers, sailing craft, antique and classic wooden boats, military vessels and tugs. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian Goodwin/Released)

Capt. Nathaniel Wilson at the helm of the mighty L.F. Herreshoff ketch TICONDEROGA with Fife schooner ADVENTURESS in the background, 2014, Antigua. Photo courtesy of Nat Wilson ~ www.woodenboat.com via FB https://www.facebook.com/WoodenBoatPub/photos/a.10150140487995603.396179.10150140252985603/10155797028845603/

I was not on board for this, but one something like it, during Classic Yacht Regatta in Newport. Ti's bowsprit splintered the mainmast of a 36' sloop. Not a good day. Google Image Result for http://abigailblake.com/sugarapple/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/antigua-classics1.jpg