KATIE MACK is a 46′ bridge-deck cruiser built in British Columbia and launched in 1932. She was a rumrunner originally. Today, she cruises New England waters as the summer retirement home of Pam and Hugh Harwood.
All who are interested in the creation of a Vermont/New Hampshire Chapter of the Traditional Small Craft Association (TSCA) are invited to attend this organizational meeting. We will discuss the why and how of forming a chapter, and gather activity and event proposals.
Let's meet from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 28th. (Rain date: Sunday, March 29th.)
The Corsica Classic 2020 will be the eleventh Grand Cru of this coastal stage race, organized by the association Corsica Classic Yachting, under the patronage of the Yacht Club de France. In ten years, it has become an essential sport and lifestyle event in the Mediterranean! As in 2019, it will leave Bonifacio, the city of cliffs, to reach Saint-Florent via the East coast after six stopovers and 180 nautical miles.
The Great Bay Yacht Club MerryMac and Oyster River Cat Small Craft Regatta #2 will be held at Dover Point, New Hampshire, on Sunday, August 23rd. Small craft are welcome and additional classes will be formed if there are enough boats. There will be a series of informal races followed by a barbeque and awards at the GYYC facility. More details will be posted at www.greatbayyachtclub.org
Join us on April 1st at 7 p.m. to hear all about the shipwrecks of Cape Ann with fisherman and author Ray Bates.
Our conversational Frame Up to Fit Out lecture series features Justin Demetri and other speakers on topics surrounding Essex history, shipbuilding, and the sailing and fishing industries. It’s the only lecture series where derailing the conversation is encouraged! Come with your curiosity and you won’t be disappointed.
Justin Demetri is back to discuss navigation equipment in the Gloucester fishing fleet on March 18th at 7 p.m.
Come join us for our conversational Frame Up to Fit Out lecture series featuring Justin Demetri and other speakers on topics surrounding Essex history, shipbuilding, and the sailing and fishing industries. It’s the only lecture series where derailing the conversation is encouraged! Come with your curiosity and you won’t be disappointed.
Join us for the Art of Wooden Boatbuiding series exploring the principles behind the design and construction of traditional wooden boats. Participants will have the opportunity to experience hands-on practices at several traditional boatyards within the Essex National Heritage Area.