Questions? Please call the Egan Maritime administrative office at (508) 228 - 2505.


August 2018

Through Tuesday, August 28 - Morning Sail aboard Tall Ship Lynx
Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

Fun for the whole family! Sail aboard the Tall Ship Lynx to hear stories of dramatic shipwrecks and daring rescues. Sing along to lively sea shanties geared toward young audiences, and explore an array of traditional, seafaring instruments.
8:30am launch, 9am sail, return to shore 11am.
Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf

General Admission Ticket: $50, includes Boat Launch
Egan Members Ticket: $45, includes Boat Launch
Youth (zero to sixteen): $30, includes launch
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Through Tuesday, August 28 - Afternoon Sail aboard Tall Ship Lynx
Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

Join us to hear an expert historian guide you through four centuries of Nantucket history. Hear amazing stories illustrating the unfailing connection between the island and the Atlantic Ocean.
Noon launch, 12:30pm sail, return to shore 2pm.
Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf

General Admission Ticket: $50, includes Boat Launch
Egan Members Ticket: $45, includes Boat Launch
Youth (zero to sixteen): $30, includes launch
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Wednesday, August 15
Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Children's Program: Printmaking Workshop

Come learn about the traditional art of printmaking and make your own maritime prints with local artist, David Lazarus. Lesson and supplies included.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
10:00am-12:00pm
Ages:  6-10
Cost:  $25.00 per child
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Thursday, August 16
Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Maritime Speaker Series:
Charles Allard, Museum Interpreter, Kites & Cannons: Evolution of Rescue Equipment

On Thursday mornings from July 5-August 23, a variety of local experts will give a talk on various maritime subjects such as the history of the island’s three lighthouses, the history of the Fresnel lens and its mechanics, the stories of the lighthouse keepers and their families, boating safety today, and fun unknown maritime facts.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
10:00-10:30 (Q&A to follow)
Free with Museum Admission

 

Tuesday, August 21
Members Only Lynx Sail (Members Exclusive)

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf
11:30am Launch, Noon sail,
Members only. RSVP Required.
MEMBER REGISTRATION

 

Thursday, August 23
Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Maritime Speaker Series:
Andrea Wulffleff, Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, Lightship Basket Making

On Thursday mornings from July 5-August 23, a variety of local experts will give a talk on various maritime subjects such as the history of the island’s three lighthouses, the history of the Fresnel lens and its mechanics, the stories of the lighthouse keepers and their families, boating safety today, and fun unknown maritime facts.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
10:00-10:30 (Q&A to follow)
Free with Museum Admission


Thursday, August 23
An Evening of Shipwreck Stories & Sea Shanties at the Museum

Join Egan Maritime for an evening of dramatic shipwreck stories accented by lively sea shanties. Libations and refreshments served.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
5:30pm – 7:30pm
$20 members / $25 non-member
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Friday, August 24
Lynx Family Adventure

Currents of Culture: Seafaring Tattoos
Step back in time with Egan Maritime aboard Tall Ship Lynx.  Hear the stories and chart the courses of Nantucket mariners who traveled around the world to collect artifacts and traditions from far off lands—more than whale oil traveled to and from Nantucket. In this informative family program youth will explore the often overlooked meaning of seafaring tattoos and iconography. Stories, shanties, mock henna maritime tattoos, and snacks will be provided for all. Young sailors are encouraged to come in maritime costume.

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf

Adults: $35
Youth (12 and under): $20
8:30am Boat Launch pickup, 9am sail
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September 2018

Tuesday, September 11
Lifesavers Recognition Day (Members Exclusive)

Join Egan Maritime and the Nantucket Cottage Hospital to honor the heroic lifesaving efforts made by the everyday citizens and professionals of Nantucket. These women and men go far beyond the call of duty in their rescues, and Egan Maritime is proud and humbled to recognize their selfless deeds at this annual event.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
5:30 – 7:30pm
Members only. RSVP Required.

 

Friday, September 21
Members morning at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum (Members Exclusive)

Dive into the museum’s 50 years of shipwreck and lifesaving stories with Museum Director, Lisa Lazarus. Enjoy stories from artifacts that are not regularly on display. Coffee and pastries will be served.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
8:30am to 9:30am
Members only. RSVP Required.
MEMBER REGISTRATION


October 2018

Monday, October 8 – Columbus Day
Free day for Locals at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Free admission to all Nantucket locals (Nantucket locals determined by local Nantucket driver’s license, pay stub, or other form of government identification).

Last day of 2018 Season
158 Polpis Road
10am – 5pm