America’s Fireboat FIRE FIGHTER to make a splash in Boston Harbor at National Fire Protection Association’s 125th Anniversary and Conference

(May 16th, 2022— Boston, MA) Fire protection industry leader Telgian will celebrate The Fireboat Fire FighterMuseum by docking the historic vessel at the Moakley Courthouse Dock, at 1 Courthouse Way, in the Boston Harbor on June 6th in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo®. At a welcoming event on June 6th at 10 a.m., attendees will…

$10

“The Surfer and the Sage: A Guide to Survive and Ride Life’s Waves” With Shaun Tomson and Noah benShea

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum 113 Harbor Way Ste 190, Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara, CA. May 1, 2022 – The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) will present “The Surfer and the Sage: A Guide to Survive and Ride Life’s Waves,” an in-person lecture presentation by  former World Surfing Champion, Shaun Tomson,  and best-selling author and public philosopher, Noah benShea. This event, which coincides with the publication of…

$10 – $20

Boating History Seminars at Classic Boat Festival, St. Michaels, MD June 17 & 18

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD

Join us for two days of boating history seminars at the Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD.  The festival features expert speakers from around the region, including special sessions on the 1955 Wreck of the Passenger Schooner Levin Marvel (sister ship of Victory Chimes); the…

$20

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Hosting Summer Sea Glass Pop-Up Events

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum 113 Harbor Way Ste 190, Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara, CA. June 1, 2022 - The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM), in cooperation with the Sea Glass and Ocean Arts Festival, is hosting Sea Glass Pop-Ups on Sunday, July 3 and Saturday, August 13, 2022, on the museum’s patio overlooking the Harbor. These events are free and open to the public from 10…

Free to the public

The History and Importance of Hydrography

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum 113 Harbor Way Ste 190, Santa Barbara, CA

The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) is presenting “The History and Importance of Hydrography” on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at 7 pm PT. This in-person presentation by Charles Brennan about the study of ocean and shoreline geography, its characteristics, and its importance will be held at the museum and registration is required. Cost is free…

$10 – $20

Coast Guard Day aboard USS SLATER

USS SLATER 41 Broadway,, Albany, NY

Join the United States Coast Guard and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary in celebrating the U.S. Coast Guard’s 232nd birthday Saturday, August 6th at 10 AM aboard USS SLATER. The Coast Guard’s actual birthday is the 4th, though we are waiting until Saturday to celebrate, with the hopes that more people will join us.…

Free – $10

Mystic Outdoor Art Festival & Author Penny Goetjen’s THE WOMAN UNDERWATER

Mystic River Park Mystic, CT 06355, Mystic, CT

Meet national award-winning mystery/suspense author Penny Goetjen at the Mystic Outdoor Art Festival featuring her new book, The Woman Underwater, a suspenseful thriller set in Connecticut, featuring the mysterious disappearance of a beloved husband, dad and teacher on a class trip to NYC. Someone knows something, but isn’t saying… Penny’s website: https://pennygoetjen.com/

Free

Catalina Island Conservancy: 50 Years of Island Stewardship

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum 113 Harbor Way Ste 190, Santa Barbara, CA

Trust president Tony Budrovich shares Catalina Island’s storied past and bright future on the occasion of the conservancy’s golden anniversary. Honoring the Catalina Island Conservancy’s past and future roles in protecting the island’s natural beauty, the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) presents “Catalina Island Conservancy: 50 Years of Island Stewardship,” a live talk to be…

$10 – $20

Voice of Indie Podcast with USN Lt. Cmdr (ret.) Jerry Pait

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Hear stories or call in and talk to retired USN Lt. Commander Jerry Pait and fellow submariner Robert G. Williscroft as they discuss Pait's new book: Lieutenant Commander Jerry Pait’s semi-autobiographical collection of sixty stories recounts his thirty years in and around the U.S. Navy’s submarine fleet. Ranging from light-hearted to wrenching, all are poignant…

Free

“Whales Without Walls: The Whale Sanctuary Project” A Presentation by Charles Vinick

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum 113 Harbor Way Ste 190, Santa Barbara, CA

The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) presents “Whales Without Walls: The Whale Sanctuary Project” on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 7 pm PDT. This in-person lecture by Charles Vinick, Executive Director of the Whale Sanctuary Project, will tell the story of how the first natural seaside sanctuary for captive whales in North America is being…

$10 – $20

Appalling Ocean, Verdant Land: America and the Sea (ASANOR Conference 2022, Bodø, Norway)

Scandic Havet Bodø Bodø

The 2022 conference of the American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR) will be held at Nord University from September 29 to October 1. We welcome papers from a wide range of fields, including literature, history, political science, linguistics, and cultural studies, that explore the role of the sea in the American experience. From the Puritan…

Girls in Ocean Science (GiOS): A Conference for Junior and Senior High School Girls

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum 113 Harbor Way Ste 190, Santa Barbara, CA

The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) has  announced that the Girls in Ocean Science (GiOS) Conference, returning for its second year, has been expanded to two days of programming. The conference is scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2022,  for students in grades 6-8, and for Sunday, October 2, 2022 for those in grades 9-12. Program…

$20 – $30

Georgetown Wooden Boat Show in Georgetown, South Carolina 15-16 October 2022

South Carolina Maritime Museum 729 Front Street, Georgetown, SC

Please join us on October 15 and 16, 2022 for the 33rd Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show! The Georgetown Wooden Boat Show – always held on the third weekend in October – features one of the Southeast’s best wooden boat exhibits with more than 100 classic wooden boats displayed on land and water, boatbuilding, a…

Free

Central Coast Ocean Adventures & the Tall Ship Mystic Whaler

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum 113 Harbor Way Ste 190, Santa Barbara, CA

The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) presents “Central Coast Ocean Adventures & the Tall Ship Mystic Whaler” on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 7 pm. This in-person lecture by Christine Healy and Michael Sheehy, of Central Coast Ocean Adventures (CCOA), will share the story of the tall ship Mystic Whaler, her voyage from Connecticut to…

$10 – $20

“Paddling into a Natural Balance” with Writer and Photographer Chuck Graham

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum 113 Harbor Way Ste 190, Santa Barbara, CA

The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) presents “Paddling into a Natural Balance” with Carpinteria-based freelance writer and photographer Chuck Graham  on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 7:00.  As part of his presentation, Chuck will recount his many adventures hiking and kayaking the Santa Barbara Channel and the Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary—and…

$10 – $20