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2019-2020 Adventure Series: Mary Maynard Drake: SCUD Around the World

February 20, 2020

Two parents, three children, one dog, and no engine – one family’s story of pursuing a dream from boat construction to life at sea on the Scud.

In July 1973, a local Noank family set sail on a life changing trip around the world. Their ship Scud was a reproduction of Captain Joshua Slocum’s yawl Spray, which they built themselves with the help of the community. Join us as the family’s matriarch, Mary Maynard Drake, shares their exciting story from Scud’s construction in Noank to life in faraway ports like Pago-Pago, American Samoa, and Cape Town, South Africa.

Evening program will be at StoneRidge. 

For more than 70 years, Mystic Seaport Museum’s Adventure Series has connected audiences with extraordinary individuals with inspiring stories of survival, exploration, and personal achievement. Join the adventure!

StoneRidge will be hosting the January 16 and February 20 evening programs at their facility. All other evening programs will be held in the River Room at Latitude 41° Restaurant.

Series Pass Holders:
If you purchased series passes, you may pick up your passes and complimentary single tickets when you check in to your first program of the season.

For programs in the River Room at Latitude 41° Restaurant:
Please park in the North Lot across from Latitude 41° Restaurant and enter through the restaurant’s main entrance. Your name will be on our roster list at the registration desk in the River Room.

For the two evening programs on January 16 and on February 20 in the auditorium at StoneRidge:
Parking is available outside the front entrance and in the side lots of the facility. Enter through the main lobby. Mystic Seaport Museum volunteers will be in the lobby to help direct you to the auditorium. Your name will be on our roster list at the registration desk outside the StoneRidge Auditorium.