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Schooner BRILLIANT sailing to a best-in-class finish at the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta in 2019. (Photo by Maggie White)

BRILLIANT wins at Eggemoggin

There are two things we can say about our schooner BRILLIANT: the boat is fast and the boat is beautiful.

"Conversations with Turner: The Watercolors," edited by Nicholas R. Bell

Turner Book Pre-Sale

Mystic Seaport Museum is proud to announce it is accepting pre-sale orders for its new book, “Conversations with Turner: The Watercolors,” published jointly with Skira.

The Cover Comes Off

After nearly 3 years hidden under a large tent in the Shipyard, crews this week disassembled the structure that has sheltered MAYFLOWER II during its restoration.

Whalinghistory.org home page.

New Features for Whalinghistory.org

A series of new databases and search capabilities has been added to the website, which is a Joint project with the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Museum President Steve White with Becky Jackson, winner of the 2019 Rudolph J. Schaefer III Volunteer Lifetime Achievement Award.

2019 Celebration of Volunteers

About 170 volunteers, guests, and staff gathered for the annual event to celebrate and honor service to the Museum.

GFOE engineers and pilots fly deep-sea robots from the control room of a ship. (Photo credit: Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration)

Museum Announces Strategic Initiatives

The proposed changes include a partnership with an underwater research and technology foundation, expanded watercraft exhibition space, and a new restaurant and hotel.

Museum Chairman Michael S. Hudner, left, wields the chairman's gavel he just received from the outgoing chair, J. Barclay Collins, II, right.

Hudner Elected Chairman

A lifelong sailor and maritime businessman, Hudner succeeds J. Barclay Collins, II, who served as chairman for 6 years.