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Egan Maritime | Nantucket, MA

Continuing a Seafaring Legacy

During the peak of Nantucket’s whaling days it was a normal occurrence for island youth to head out to sea aboard a ship. Indeed, some might even say for the young men of Nantucket, it was expected. Slowly as the industry dwindled and whale oil was no longer in high …

Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum | Nantucket, MA

Free Family Day on August 7

The fun family program presented by Egan Maritime will be free to all on Tuesday, August 7 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum located at 158 Polpis Road. Family Day has been an annual family program during July and August since the museum …

Shipwreck Stories, Egan Maritime Institute | Nantucket, MA

Shipwreck Stories

“You have to go out, but you don’t have to come back…” Thursday, June 21, Nantucket actors and musicians will bring island’s valiant lifesaving stories to life with dramatic readings set against the backdrop of the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Shannon Gallery and original 1914 Massachusetts Humane Society surf …

Nantucket Maritime Festival September 20

Ahoy, islanders! All sorts of maritime-related activities will take place from 10 am to 4 pm at Children’s Beach and the nearby Brant Point.  Perhaps best of all, every activity is absolutely free! Just once a year, the Coast Guard opens up the Brant Point Light to the public.  This …