A Major Mover In The Rowing World

Last month, Mystic Seaport lost a great friend and collaborator with the passing of William “Hart” Hartwell Perry, Jr. As coach, advisor, and administrator, Hart was one of a kind. Through his work as Executive Director of the National Rowing Foundation, Hart lead the effort to establish the Rowing Hall of Fame here at Mystic […]

Nantucket Triangle

Move over Bermuda, there is a new triangle at sea to talk about. As you have undoubtedly heard (or read about) by now, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) recently announced that they had positively identified the wreck of the Nantucket whaleship, the TWO BROTHERS. What’s left of […]

Best in Class

Like most of you, I have known some great sailors over the years – sailed with (and against) many, cruised with some, and witnessed the performance of scores of others. We have read the accounts of those who have overcome the challenges and forces of nature, as well as those who have ventured to sea […]

3 Queens in New York!

Happy New Year everyone! I hope this newsletter finds all of you well and fully recovered from the holiday and New Year festivities. I suspect your thoughts are drifting more towards skiing and other winter activities, but I would love to bring you back to our maritime focus. The winter months are great ones for […]