The metal may have been hot, but the shop was not. Until now.

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LCMM’s sheet metal and bronze casting workshop has gotten an upgrade! The home of our foundry and sheet metal working space will no longer be a summer only facility. LCMM Facilities Manager Chris Hale has been hard at work this fall adding insulation, new walls, and a propane furnace to the shop. These upgrades will permit Bronze Casting Workshops to …

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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 …

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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 …