Spring Lecture Series 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Building a Viking Ship in Maine and Sailing in the Wake of Leif Ericsson presented by Virginia’s shipwright, Rob Stevens. Stevens, who has a boatshop on Hermit Island in Phippsburg, lives in Woolwich, and has worked on several historic ships and ship reproductions in his 35 year career. 7 pm at the Winter Street Center, 880 Washington Street, Bath.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

The System is Rigged!: The Art of Rigging in the Age of Sail presented by Jim Nelson. Nelson, who lives in Harpswell, is an author, former tall ship sailor, and rigger for Maine’s First Ship’s Virginia. 2pm Winter Street Center, Bath

Thursday, April 26, 2018

What does Winnegance Mean? Wabanaki Place Names in Context presented by Joe Hall. Hall teaches colonial, American Indian, and environmental history at Bates College. 7 pm, Winter Street Center, Bath.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Tidal Predictions, Tidal Patterns, and Tidal Power:  How the Ebbs and Flows Affect Your Life presented by Jim Parmentier. Parmentier is a MFS volunteer, biologist and experienced coastal sailor. 2 pm, Winter Street Center, Bath.