Museum/Program/Site Activities: On the Water

A. J. Meerwald–Bayshore Center at Bivalve

The schooner A. J. Meerwald is New Jersey’s official tall ship. She is a restored two-masted oyster dredging schooner, 115 feet overall, 85 feet on deck, and has a 23-foot…

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum was founded in 1965 on Navy Point in St. Michaels, a Talbot County riverfront village on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The museum’s 18-acre waterfront campus was…

Hudson River Maritime Museum

Located on the historic Rondout waterfront, the Hudson River Maritime Museum was established in 1980 to collect, preserve, research, exhibit, and interpret a collection of historical artifacts related to the…

Hudson River Greenway Water Trail

The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail is a National Water Trail open to recreational paddlers of all experience levels. With more than 100 designated access sites, the Water Trail is…

Lilac Preservation Project

Lilac is a retired Coast Guard cutter that carried supplies to lighthouses and maintained buoys on the Delaware River from 1933 to 1972. USCGC Lilac is America’s only surviving steam-powered…

WaterFront Center

The WaterFront Center was founded 17 years ago with the mission of connecting people to the water through education and recreation. People from all walks of life are able to…

Tribeca Sailing

Tribeca Sailing offers an elegant sailing tour of NYC Harbor aboard a classic sailboat. Two-hour sails for up to six passengers, seven days a week, five times a day.  …

South Street Seaport Museum

The South Street Seaport Museum, founded in 1967, engages visitors and students in the history of the Port of New York, a place where goods, labor, and cultures are exchanged…

SoundWaters

SoundWaters is the #1 choice of schools in the Long Island Sound region that study environmental and marine science. Led by a dedicated staff of experienced, professional educators on land…

Pioneer at South Street Seaport Museum

The schooner Pioneer was built in 1885 in Marcus Hook, PA, as a sloop, to carry sand mined near the mouth of the Delaware Bay to an iron foundry in…

Mystic Whaler

Mystic Whaler was built in 1967 for the New England windjammer trade and is a tribute to the coastal trading schooners that plied her home waters a century ago. In…

Mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929, the museum is home to four National Historic Landmark vessels, including the Charles W. Morgan, America’s oldest commercial ship and…

Lettie G. Howard at South Street Seaport Museum

Lettie G. Howard is the sole surviving example of a Georges Bank fishing schooner. Built in Essex Massachusetts, she exemplifies the type of craft used widely from Maine to the…

Hackensack Riverkeeper

Founded in 1997 by Captain Bill Sheehan, Hackensack Riverkeeper is the leading environmental organization working on Hackensack River issues. A founding member of Waterkeeper Alliance, the group engages in a…

Clearwater

The Clearwater is a full-size replica of the 18th and 19th century merchant vessels known as Hudson River sloops. She was built in 1969, when folk singer Pete Singer and…