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Johnstones, J/Boats Honored

The Johnstone family and their company were presented with the 2016 America and the Sea Award.

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PCs Receive Baker Award

The owners and the San Diego Yacht Club are being recognized for their effort to preserve and maintain a significant class of American sailboats.

Kubitz_ Two Barkentines Docked-Port of Boston c.1880

Maritime Gallery Awards

The Gallery honored 11 artists at its opening of its 37th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale.


2016 Orion Award

Mystic Seaport named educator Laura J. Krenicki the recipient of the 2016 Orion Award.

Ribbon-Cutting ceremony

Thompson Building Opening

Hundreds gathered to witness the opening and have the first opportunity to view the new structure.

Drakan Harald Hårfagre


The Viking longship Draken Harald Hårfagre will visit Mystic Seaport at the end of her 2016 voyage to America.

Privateers of the Americas, by David Head, Ph.D.

2016 Library Fellows Awards

The Fellows of the G.W. Blunt White Library at Mystic Seaport issued their 2016 awards to recognize achievements in maritime heritage writing.

The front facade brings all these elements together and offers a striking and dramatic welcome to potential visitors.

Thompson Building Opening

The opening celebration for the Thompson Exhibition Building will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, September 24.