Category: Education

Tall Ships Challenge Charleston 2017

2017 Tall Ships Challenge® Charleston, SC

Charleston welcomes the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Atlantic Coast 2017 series for Tall Ships® Charleston 2017. This event will offer a fantastic opportunity for visitors to step aboard many beautiful tall ships from across the world. As part of Tall Ships…

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Special July Event: Launching the Andrea Doria Lifeboat

The Andrea Doria Lifeboat Launching—60 Years Later Saturday, 30 July 2016 10:00 am–4:00 pm Discovering, recovering, restoring and re-launching Andrea Doria’s Lifeboat #1, at the Maritime Academic Center, State University of New York Maritime College. Mark Koch, a dive manager from the New…

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Nauticus to Purchase Schooner Virginia

The Norfolk City Council voted on Tuesday to approve a plan for the Nauticus Foundation to buy the schooner Virginia. Under the proposed plan, Virginia would be docked next to the battleship Wisconsin and used for educational programming. Nauticus, an…

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South Street Receives $4.84 Million for Community Education Space

The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) and the South Street Seaport Museum (SSSM) have announced $4.8 million in federal funds for the renovation of SSSM’s Water Street properties as an education and community space. The proposed allocation is made possible…

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NMHS 2016 Annual Meeting – Newport, RI

National Maritime Historical Society 53rd Annual Meeting 23–24 May, 2016 Officers Club of the United States Naval War College Newport, Rhode Island THANK YOU FOR JOINING US at the City by the Sea for our 53rd Annual Meeting at the…

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Opportunity to Sail a Viking Ship Across the Atlantic

Do you think you’ve got the Viking spirit? Expedition America 2016 is looking for a few good men and women to crew aboard Draken Harald Hårfagre (Dragon Harald Fairhair), the largest viking ship built in modern times. The ship will…

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Receives Grant for Education Programs

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has been given a $60,000 grant from the Wallace Genetic Foundation of Washington, DC, to expand the reach of its educational programming. The funds will support a new boatshop educational program for local sixth graders,…

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NOAA Proposes Two New Candidates for National Marine Sanctuary

During the 2015 Our Ocean Conference in Valparaiso, Chile, President Barack Obama announced that two new national marine sanctuaries have been identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) for possible designation under the National Marine Sanctuaries Act. An…

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Clearwater Campaign to "Float the Boat"

In autumn of 2009 the Clearwater organization began a five-year hull restoration project of the Hudson River sloop Clearwater. That winter, crew and shipwrights from Rondout Woodworking worked on the forward third of the vessel, replacing the frames, planks, stem…

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Job Opportunity: Educator at Antique Boat Museum

The Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY, has an opening for the position of educator, to develop, administer, deliver and evaluate the museum’s educational programming. The educator works as part of the museum’s public programming department, shaping the museum’s visitor…

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Tall Ship Lynx Seeks a Deckhand

The Lynx is seeking a motivated, personable individual to fill a paid deckhand position, beginning immediately. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in traditional sailing and education. Lynx will be conducting educational programs and daysails in Nantucket through…

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San Salvador Launch Postponed

Update: Citing technical and logistical difficulties, the Maritime Museum of San Diego has cancelled the April 19th launch. A new launch date has not been announced. The Maritime Museum of San Diego has announced an April 19 launch date for…

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Jim Moores to Publish Moores’ Log on NMHS Website

Jim Moores founded Moores Marine in South Florida in 1986 after building commercial fishing boats and dories in Lubec, Maine. One particularly cold winter, he came to Palm Beach County with a box full of tools and learned he could…

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Summer Internship: HAER

The Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) and the Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM) have announced the HAER Maritime Documentation Internship, permitting a student or recent graduate of architecture or history and interested in maritime preservation to work as a…

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Lafayette's Hermione Voyage 2015

In April 2015, a handcrafted replica of the Hermione,­ the 18th century frigate that brought the young Marquis de Lafayette with French troops back to General Washington, will set sail to the United States from Port des Barques, France—replicating a historic…

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