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September 2017

Basic/Advanced Coastal Navigation

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - December 12 @ 9:00 pm
Southern Maine Community College, So. Portland, ME, 2 Fort Road
South Portland, ME 04106 United States
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Basic/Advanced Coastal Navigation NAVI 801-01 Tuesdays  7-9 pm September 12 – December 12, 2017 $90 The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Advanced Coastal Navigation (ACN) course is a comprehensive course to prepare the advanced boater with the knowledge needed to safely pilot a boat. Topics include: Introduction to Coastal Navigation, The Marine Magnetic Compass Navigator’s Tools and Instruments Nautical Charts  Dead Reckoning Piloting  Current Sailing Tides and Tidal Currents  Road Navigation Fuel and Voyage Planning …

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Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport to Open 38th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale

September 23 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

he Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport opens the 38th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale Saturday, September 23.   The International is the most comprehensive collection of contemporary marine art in the United States. Award-winning artists from around the world will present more than 100 examples of their most recent work. Represented in this show are exceptional paintings, sculptures, and scrimshaw. The show is a commemoration of America’s maritime heritage with both intricately researched historical scenes and contemporary images…

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October 2017

Mystic Seaport to Open “Contemporary American Marine Art: The 17th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists”

October 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Mystic, Conn. (October 5, 2017) — Mystic Seaport will open “Contemporary American Marine Art: The 17th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists” Saturday, October 14. This juried show features the works of marine artists recognized by the Society as the best in contemporary marine art. The exhibition includes 120 works of painting, sculpture, and scrimshaw from the nation’s leading marine artists. Selected from more than 500 pieces submitted for consideration, the works represent a wide variety of subject…

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October 14 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for Westerly Nature Cruises launching on October 14 Westerly Nature Cruises launch on Saturday, October 14 and run through December 31. Join us for a 90-minute Seal Watch and Nature Cruise down the Pawcatuck River and into Little Narragansett Bay for beautiful fall foliage and winter wildlife. Cruises leave from Viking Marina. Book your trip by calling 401-203-SEAL or visit savebay.org/seals. We will be accompanied by special guests from Mystic Aquarium on the following Nature Cruise dates: 10/21 with…

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$10 - $18

Tips From a Shipwright, Presented by Louis Sauzedde & Halsey Fulton

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Herreshoff Marine Museum, One Burnside Street
Bristol, RI 02809 United States
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Come join Louis Sauzedde for an evening of Tips from a Shipwright. With over 55 working years as a professional shipwright under his rope-belt, Louis Sauzedde has a lifetime of knowledge when it comes to building and repairing wooden boats. Over the past 5 years, he and filmmaker Halsey Fulton created a Youtube channel "Tips from a Shipwright" that documents many of Lou's wooden boat building projects and other how-to videos. The Youtube channel has become an inspiration to people…

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Visit IYRS School of Technology & Trades at the Upcoming Admissions Open House in Newport, RI

October 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

What to expect at this open house: • Tour Restoration Hall, a 12,500 square foot woodworking shop. • Meet IYRS faculty & Student Ambassadors; check out all the current student projects.   • Tour The Brooks Building, IYRS' new 20,000 square foot waterfront build space. • Q&A panel discussion with IYRS alumni. • Visit the Coronet restoration, a 131-foot schooner yacht under restoration on the IYRS campus.   • Check out the Rhode Island Mobile Maker Lab, an innovative approach to experiential learning…

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November 2017

New England Science & Sailing Foundation Hosts 9th Annual Benefit Gala

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is thrilled to announce it will hold its 9thAnnual Benefit Gala on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Haley Mansion in Mystic, CT. This year's gala will highlight NESS's award-winning programs as well as honor those who helped NESS serve more than 7,500 students throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island since last year. Funds raised at the gala are used to support NESS's annual fund and provide scholarships to keep NESS inclusive and accessible. The…

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Fall Family Free Day at Herreshoff – Open House

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Herreshoff Marine Museum, One Burnside Street
Bristol, RI 02809 United States
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FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION All Day, 10am-5pm Activities from 11am-3pm: Arts & Crafts Seasonal Activities for Kids & Adults Outdoor Games Formal Museum Tours Special visit from the Bristol Fire Department, Z food truck., & Del's Lemonade

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Discover the Secrets of Ocean Currents

November 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

WHAT: United States Power Squadrons® Webinar, Oceanography: Ocean Currents & Computer Navigation WHEN: Nov. 14, 2017, 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST COST: $20 Our latest webinar, Ocean Currents & Computer Navigation, takes a look at how tidal and ocean currents affect navigation planning before a cruise and while underway. After a brief history and an overview of current research, you'll learn how currents affect the movement of our oceans, including where to find and how to retrieve tidal current and open ocean current data. Learn…

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January 2018
$18.5 - $28.95

Mystic Seaport: Murmur: Arctic Realities

January 1, 2018 - April 30, 2018
Mystic Seaport,

Murmur: Arctic Realities will present a groundbreaking new experience by John Grade, one of the world’s leading contemporary artists. Visitors will encounter what appears to be a natural landform – a mound intricately carved from Alaskan yellow cedar. This vast sculpture represents a pingo, a hill of ice that grows over centuries in the Arctic’s highest latitudes, then collapses, pockmarking the tundra. Grade’s work replicates exactly a pingo in Alaska’s Noatak National Preserve, mapped by the artist using photogrammetry. Visitors…

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