Browsing the "Mystic Seaport Museum" Tag

Having Fun While Not Sailing

August 1st, 2018

Every summer there are countless programs introducing children to sailing. Some take to it immediately, whereas others are hesitant. But

VIDEO: Restoring the Mayflower

May 24th, 2017

Using many modern and traditional tools and techniques, shipwrights at Mystic Seaport (Mystic, CT) restore the impressive decks of Mayflower

Passing Time with Scrimshaw

August 10th, 2016

To pass the time at sea, 19th-century sailors took up the art of scrimshaw. With whatever tools were available, they

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