National Maritime Awards Dinner Live Auction

Take a look at our fantastic LIVE auction items!

Take a sneak peak at the items featured in this year’s National Maritime Awards Dinner Live Auction! Even if you are not able to attend, you can still participate and support the National Maritime Historical Society and the National Coast Guard Museum Association.  Let us do the bidding for you!  Call  914-737-7878 ext. 0 or email to be set up with your own personal bidding representative. Be sure to place your highest bid with your representative, who will bid in agreed-upon increments from the opening bid up to your highest bid.  All items will be available to bid on the night of the event, 25 April, 2018. Telephone bids will be honored until Monday, 23 April at 12:00 Noon EST.

Private Charter Aboard Yacht Manhattan for Up to 40 Guests with an Open Bar
Enjoy a 2-hour private charter aboard the Yacht Manhattan with up to 40 guests and an open bar!  This gorgeous, buff-hulled 80-foot, twenties-style yacht offers elegance and comfort, wrapped in turn-of-the-century tradition. She is equipped with teak decks and mahogany trim. Her spectacular cabin features an all-glass observatory, cushioned seating and a well-appointed bar, all of which provides you and your guests with stunning panoramic views of NYC. Departs from Chelsea Piers. Time to be mutually agreed upon. Gratuity is not included. Not valid on Saturdays; expires December 31, 2018.

Donated By: Classic Harbor Line, Scarano Boat Building & NMHS Trustee Rick Scarano
Value: $4,200

Special Note! If this live auction item earns a bid of $7,000 or more, the donor Richard Scarano has generously offered a second cruise to the next highest bidder!


Three-Night Stay for Two at the J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn Scottsdale, Resort & Spa plus Daily Breakfast for Two and One Complimentary Round of Golf for Two.
Room & Taxes are complimentary. Valid May-December throughout the year and is based on availability. Excludes holidays, dates that the resort is projected to be fully occupied or in conjunction with groups and conventions. All incidental expenses not included. Expires December 31, 2019.

Donated By: J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn Scottsdale, Resort & Spa
Value: $1,650


8 SUITE Tickets to a Washington Nationals Baseball Game, Including Food & Beverages –Open Date!
Take me out to the ballgame! You will receive 8 suite tickets to a Washington Nationals game – date to be worked out with Blank Rome LLP. This packages includes food & beverages.

Donated By: Blank Rome LLP and Blank Rome Government Relations LLC
Value: $1,600


Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Cruise for 20 aboard the Winnie Estelle with private behind-the-scenes tour and lunch at the Miles River Yacht Club!
Enjoy a Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum behind-the-scenes tour with its president Kristen Greenaway and Chief Curator Pete Lesher, for up to 20 people. Includes a special cruise on the Miles River aboard the museum’s 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum houses the world’s largest collection of Chesapeake Bay water craft and provides exhibits in and around 35 buildings which dot the 18-acre campus.  This special day will include a lunch at the Miles River Yacht Club.  To be arranged at a mutually convenient date. Certificate expires October 11, 2018.

Donated By: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Value: Priceless
Starting Bid: $1,000