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Mystic Seaport: what to do with a day here with kids

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The Charles W. Morgan is a U. whaling ship that was active during the & early century. The ship is an exhibit at the Mystic Seaport museum in Mystic, CT & is the world's oldest surviving merchant vessel.

Mystic Seaport, CT -- a quaint, historic New England town.

Mystic Seaport, CT -- a quaint, historic New England town. Visited Mystic Seaport in Connecticut while visiting colleges with my wife and our son, James around 1996

Great store for gifts and other nautical nonsense!   Amazing living seaport museum of America and the Sea.   A must-see if you are anywhere near New Haven!

In the summer before high school, I attended a week long sailing camp at Mystic. We slept aboard the Joseph Conrad, polished brass and scrubbed the decks on the Charles W. Morgan, and sailed all day!

By Susan Peterson Howell A comb-bound textbook/workbook praised by The Practical Sailor as "a first-class piece of work", Susan Howell's Practical Celestial Navigation was developed for Mystic Seaport

Practical Celestial Navigation

By Susan Peterson Howell A comb-bound textbook/workbook praised by The Practical Sailor as "a first-class piece of work", Susan Howell's Practical Celestial Navigation was developed for Mystic Seaport

This weekend we'll be set-up at the @mysticseaportmuseum for the Wooden Boat Show. In the meantime, we'll be reminiscing about sailing this beauty, the historic schooner BRILLIANT, last summer. She earns her keep as one of the oldest, active teaching vessels at the Seaport.

This weekend we'll be set-up at the for the Wooden Boat Show. In the meantime, we'll be reminiscing about sailing this beauty, the historic schooner BRILLIANT, last summer. She earns her keep as one of the oldest, active teaching vessels at the Seaport.

Zio and Nightwind are reaching, under spinnakers, down the middle of Long Island Sound during the New York Yacht Club Cruise of 1939. © Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

At the end of the the yachts were providing most of the big-boat racing. Here Zio and Nightwind are reaching, under spinnakers, down the middle of Long Island Sound during the New York Yacht Club Cruise of Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld

One of @mindbodysea‘s posts of a similar photo from Mystic Seaport’s collection reminded me of this famous shot of Gleam and Northern Light racing.  I chuckle every time I see it because it’s one of these really popular images- floating around online,...

Chart your course to Mystic Seaport, Connecticut. Morris Rosenfeld & Sons photography in New York, New York are known for their yachting photography, and they made the sport look elegantly effortless.

In addition to Mystic Seaport’s sailing programs from teens and adults, the 61-foot schooner Brilliant is also available for charters to schools, scout groups and other organizations. © mysticseaport.org

In addition to Mystic Seaport’s sailing programs from teens and adults, the 61-foot schooner Brilliant is also available for charters to schools, scout groups and other organizations. © mysticseaport.org

Seriously, I gotta learn to sail my own dinghy.  Low tipping variables and paddles.  What could go wrong?

Steve Newfield colorful sailboats at the Mystic Seaport These colorful sailboats were at the Mystic Seaport in Mystic, Connecticut. They were about to hold a class for young sailboat enthusiasts

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