Points East magazine features the 38th Voyage.
After college, life at sea beckoned. Bolster spent years sailing and was licensed by the United States Coast Guard as Master of Motor, Steam & Sail vessels, 200 gross tons, all Oceans. Eventually he came ashore to a history faculty position at the University of New Hampshire. Bolster is noted for writing Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail, a New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year, and he recently published The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail, which won numerous prizes. He also writes regularly for Points East: The Boating Magazine for Coastal New England.
Eighty-five individuals from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds sailed aboard the ship and participated in an unprecedented public-history project, using their own perspectives and talents to document their experiences. Meet the Voyagers »