Experience Maine’s seafaring history on the banks of the Kennebec River. Open year round, our 20-acre waterfront campus includes indoor galleries, the country’s only surviving historic wooden shipyard, a working boat shop, a newly restored 1906 schooner, and more! Learn more >
May 21 @ 6:00 pm - May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Navigating Mid-Coast Maine Cruising the coastal waters of Maine can be fun, especially when you know how to read a nautical chart so you miss all those rocks and arrive safely at your destination. This course is taught by members of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and serves as an introduction to nav...
May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Built in 1894 the Ernestina-Morrissey is a National Historic Landmark Vessel and the Official Vessel of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Built in 1921, the schooner Bowdoin is the official vessel of the state of Maine and the flagship of Maine Maritime Academy. Both vessels are currently under...
June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The wreck of the Hanover and loss of all hands in 1849 shocked the midcoast Maine community. Susan Beegle will reveal how this tragedy inspired literary themes in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s The Pearl of Orr’s Island, written over a decade after the Hanover’s loss.