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Congrats to the new Captains!

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This past Sunday at LCMM, seven new captains tested and passed their coast guard exams to received “Certificates of Seamanship” granted by BoatWise LLC! After a course consisting of 80 class hours over three weekend in November, these students have earned either OUPV and 100 Ton Masters licenses. Our great instructor Rick, from BoatWise, braved Vermont weather on multiple occasions …

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Susan Evans McClure Joins LCMM as Executive Director

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[Photo of Susan Evans McClure (photo cred: Briget Ganske)] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Vergennes, Vermont, November 29, 2018] Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) is pleased to announce Susan Evans McClure is to become its new Executive Director in early 2019. “I am very much looking forward to my new role as Executive Director of LCMM. This opportunity allows me to bring …

2019 Otter Creek Challenge

2018 Otter Creek Challenge Rowing Race

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Saturday, November 3rd was a bone-chilling, yet heart-warming day for 142 youth rowers from Chittenden and Addison who participated in the “Otter Creek Challenge”, a three mile rowing race on Otter Creek. It was 40 degrees and pouring rain at race time but rowers were fired up to go. The course starts at the Vergennes Basin on Otter Creek just …

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1936 Penn Yan Outboard Cottager for sale

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1936 Penn Yan 14’ rowboat. Penn Yan introduced the Cottager series in 1935. This is a composite hull, originally built for rowing but the designed evolved to accommodate an outboard motor. Please call ahead if you would like to see the boat. Call Nick Patch at (802) 475-2022 x113 Specs Dimensions Asking Price $6,000

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Head of the Weir 2018

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The Rice Memorial High School rowing team traveled to Hull Massachusetts on October 20th to participate in the Head of the Weir”. The “Head of the Weir” is a 5.5 mile rowing race that starts in a tidal estuary and wanders into the open waters of Boston Harbor. Here are a few choice photos from the event.

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37′ O’Day 37

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Excellent cruising boat. Please call ahead if you would like to see the boat. Call Nick Patch at (802) 475-2022 x113 Boat NameGOODNIGHT MOON Specs Dimensions Engines Tanks Accommodations Accommodations Electrical Mechanical Navigation Deck Sails and Rigging

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Captain Jahaziel Sherman, Steamboat Pioneer, Visits Vergennes

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When: Sunday, November 11, 2018, 3-5pm Where: Vergennes Opera House – 120 Main St, Vergennes, VT Light refreshments. Free and open to the public. Speaker: at 4pm, Kevin Crisman, Ph. D., Director of the Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation at Texas A & M University, will share stories of Jahaziel’s adventurous life and recent archaeological discoveries of Sherman’s early …

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Community Row to Kingsland Bay

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Members of the community rowing club rowed to Kingsland Bay on Sunday, Aug 19. With sunny skies, they left North Harbor in the morning to row leisurely north, pausing for scenery breaks and chatting all the way. Once at Kingsland Bay, some rowers went for a swim, others napped, and everyone shared a sumptuous pot luck picnic. On the return …

Job Opening – Executive Director

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This position has been filled. Do you love Lake Champlain and its historical lore? Are you an experienced leader and mentor with knowledge of the nonprofit world? Then we have the job for you! The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is looking for an enthusiastic, environmentally aware, history curious, education minded, people person to become our Executive Director. LCMM is a …