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SABINO Launched

SABINO Launched

After nearly 20 months out of the water for restoration, steamboat Sabino was launched July 27.

Sailing in 1921.

The MORGAN Turns 175

The whaleship CHARLES W. MORGAN was launched 175 years ago on July 21, 1841.

Pat Schaefer Receives the 2016 Noyes Award

A Celebration of Volunteers

Mystic Seaport honored the work of its volunteers at a celebratory dinner and awards ceremony

COMANCHE Makes History

The 100-foot boat set a new record in the 50th running of the Newport Bermuda Race.

Donald McGraw's sons: (Robin, David, and Josh (left to right)

McGraw Quad Dedication

Mystic Seaport dedicated the new Gallery Quadrangle for the late Donald C. McGraw in a ceremony May 20.

Hōkūle‘a under sail. Credit: Polynesian Voyaging Society

Hōkūle‘a to Visit Museum

Hōkūle‘a, a Polynesian Voyaging canoe, will stop at Mystic Seaport June 23-26, as part of a global circumnavigation voyage.

Nicholas R. Bell has been named Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs at Mystic Seaport. Photo courtesy Nicholas R. Bell.

New Leadership In Collections

Bell joins the Museum from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC.