Lecture: The Story of the Bela Vista & Resurgence of the Azorean Whaleboat

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the launch of the first Azorean whaleboat in the United States, the Bela Vista, at the New Bedford Whaling Museum in New Bedford, Mass.. The reception will be followed by a lecture at 7:00pm by international boatbuilder Lance Lee, who oversaw the construction of this first Azorean whaleboat built in the post-whaling era.

The exhibit will take place at the New Bedford Whaling Museum at 6:00pm. For more information and a full schedule of regatta events, visit http://azoreanmaritime.org/events/international-azorean-whaleboat-regatta/

New Bedford Whaling Museum (18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA)

Azorean Maritime Heritage Society: azoreanwhaleboats@gmail.com