Annual Epic Launch & Boat Christening
Friday, May 11, 2018
South Congregational Church River Green
2 North Street, Kennebunkport
Join us at our 2018 Annual Epic Launch and Boat Christening in Kennebunkport, Maine for a chance to see what our students have been working on.
Epic launch will be followed by a socializing and networking event for our alumni, students, families, staff, faculty and friends of the school 1:00 pm — 4:00 pm (location to be announced)
Spring 2018 Open House
Open Houses are a great opportunity for prospective students, families and community members to visit The Landing School campus and meet current students, faculty and staff.
THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018
Tours beginning at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM and 1:30 PM.
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018
Tours beginning at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM and 1:30 PM.
The Landing School will be at the 2018 Maine Boatbuilders Show in Portland, Maine!
For more information, visit: http://www.portlandcompany.com/boatshow
The show times for the 2018 Maine Boat builders are:
Friday March 23, 10-6pm
Saturday March 24, 10-6pm
Sunday March 25, 10-4pm
Location: 512 Warren Avenue, Portland, ME 04103 (Portland Sports Complex).
A gathering of the finest fiberglass and wooden custom boat builders on the East Coast. Also exhibiting numerous manufacturers of boating equipment. Sailboats, powerboats, canoes, kayaks, and rowing boats with the builders there to discuss and sell their work.
- "The word on the waterfront was that this show was different, and it sure was...the exhibits were real boats, and the parts for real boats. and service for real people, and the folks in attendance were real boat enthusiasts."
Peter Spectre: WoodenBoat Magazine
- "It is more than a boatshow. It is a gathering of builders and customers. You could spend time with colleagues or customers. We all learn something."
Dick Pulsifer: Boatbuilder
7TH CLASSIC YACHT SYMPOSIUM™
MAY 20, 21, 22, 2016
Hosted by the Herreshoff Marine Museum, Bristol, RI
Saturday presentations at Roger Williams University, Law School
EXPLORING THE BREADTH & BOUNDARIES OF CLASSIC YACHTS
A Collaborative Event to Enhance Understanding, Appreciation and Exploration of Ideas on all Aspects of Classic Yachts
Boat Yard Tours: Friday 1000-1630
- Visit high profile ongoing projects in Newport/Bristol
- Tours of the Nat Herreshoff Model Room, Museum and campus.
Panel Discussion: Friday 1730
- Breadth & Boundaries of Classic Yachts
- Moderated discussion with subject matter experts followed by cocktail reception.
Presentations: Saturday 0800-1800
- Nat Herreshoff Centennial Yachts: NY (Fighting) 40's & Fish Class
- L. Francis Herreshoff's MOBJACK and BEN MY CREE / Stuarts
- 1896 One Designs: Fife's Cork Harbour One Design, Nat Herreshoff's Newport 30 fin keeler
- Large Restoration Project Yachts: Fife's ADVENTURESS, Nat Herreshoff's DORIS
- Classic Lake Powerboats; Minett’s 1914 Day Cruiser RITA & Launches of the Antique Boat Museum
Campus Visits and Activities: Sunday Morning
- Model room presentations
- Boats at dock & pier
For more information: http://www.herreshoff.org/programs/classic_yacht_symposium.html
Nationally-noted marine safety writer and former Coast Guard rescue swimmer Mario Vittone on Thursday May 5 from 7pm will present at the Strand Theatre in Rockland as a scholarship fundraiser for Maine Maritime Academy. It’ll be Allen’s first “Safety at Sea Night” and should be a thrilling and empowering mix of rescue stories and survival tips of interest to anyone who works on or around the ocean or who has an affinity for the sea.
Presented by Allen Insurance and Financial as a fundraiser for scholarships at Maine Maritime Academy Mario Vittone presents thrilling stories and exciting tales designed to make life on the water safe and survivable.
Tickets are only $20, and proceeds to benefit scholarships at Maine Maritime Academy. Tickets are available at The Strand Theatre, Rockland either by phone (594-0070) or online: http://rocklandstrand.com/event/you-love-ocean-it-doesnt-love-you-back
Join USCG rescue swimmer and marine safety expert Mario Vittone of Mario Vittone - Maritime Risk Consulting for an evening of stories about survival and rescue at sea in the worst conditions imaginable; about the bravery of both the rescued and the rescuers when all seemed lost; and what he thinks it takes to not just survive but also avoid tragedy at sea.
Vittone is a leading expert on immersion hypothermia, drowning, sea survival, and safety at sea. His writing has appeared in Yachting Magazine, SaltWater Sportsman, MotorBoating Magazine, Lifelines, On-Scene, and Reader’s Digest. He has developed courses for municipal rescue teams and the military on search and rescue tactics and open ocean survival. In 2007, he was named as the Coast Guard Active Duty Enlisted Person of the Year and was named as the 2009 recipient of the Alex Haley Award for Journalism.
Allen Insurance and Financial is pleased to be working with Ocean Navigator Magazine,Professional Mariner Magazine, Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, and the Strand Theatre - Rockland, Maine as partners in this event.