Tickets for all programs will go on sale the first week of June. Questions? Please call the Egan Maritime administrative office at (508) 228 - 2505.

 

May 2018

Saturday, May 26
Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum opens for the season


Friday, June 1
50th Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Opening Reception and Anniversary Celebration (Members Exclusive)

Members are welcomed to join Egan Maritime for the opening of the museum for its 50th season! The new exhibition will be unveiled and the founders and leaders of the museum will be honored.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum 
5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Members only. RSVP required.


June 2018

Thursday, June 14
Members Only Lynx Lunch Sail (Members Exclusive)

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf
11:30am Launch, Noon sail,
Members only. RSVP Required.
rain date Friday 6/15


Thursday, June 21
An Evening of Shipwreck Stories & Sea Shanties at the Museum

Join Egan Maritime for an evening of dramatic shipwreck stories accented by lively sea shanties. Libations and refreshments served. This event is sponsored by Anderson’s Stillwater Moorings, LLC

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
5:30pm – 7:30pm
$20 members / $25 non-member

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July 2018

Starting Monday, July 2 through Tuesday, August 28
Lynx sails offered every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

Morning sail: 8:30am launch, 9am sail, return to shore 11am.
Afternoon sail: noon Launch, 12:30pm sail, return to shore 2:30pm

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf

General Admission Ticket: $50, includes Boat Launch
Egan Members Ticket: $45, includes Boat Launch
Youth (zero to sixteen): $30, includes launch


Thursday, July 5 through August 23
Weekly Maritime Speaker Series

On Thursday mornings from July 5-August 23 a variety of local experts will give a talk on various maritime subjects such as the history of the island’s three lighthouses, the history of the Fresnel lens and its mechanics, the stories of the lighthouse keepers and their families, boating safety today, and fun unknown maritime facts.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
10:00-10:30 (Q&A to follow)
Cost: Free with Museum admission


Thursday, July 5
Freedom & Fireworks Aboard Tall Ship Lynx, America’s Privateer!

Watch the fireworks display aboard the Tall Ship Lynx after a sail around Nantucket harbor with a scrumptious catered boxed dinner and festive libations.

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf

5:30pm Boat Launch pickup, 6pm sail, 9pm fireworks show.
$350 per person, includes Boat Launch, Dinner, and Drinks
Rain date: 7/6/2018


Friday, July 6
Lynx Family Adventure

Bring your children or grandchildren for a memorable Tall Ship sail while being entertained by dramatic shipwreck stories and lively sea shanties all curated for a younger audience. Youth are encouraged to dress up as their favorite pirate, sea captain, or mermaid! Snacks provided. Space is limited! Lynx Family Adventures are sponsored by Novation Media.

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf


Adults: $35
Youth (12 and under): $20
8:30am Boat Launch pickup, 9am sail


Tuesday, July 10
Family Day at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Join Egan Maritime for a family friendly program full of crafts and activities for all ages. Parting snack provided. This program is free and open to all thanks to the generous support of Ritchie, Katie and Westray Battle.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
10am – 2pm
Free and open to all


Wednesday,  July 11 through August 15
Weekly Children’s Program at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Every Wednesday starting July 11 and going through August 15, Children are Invited to join the museum for a two hour educational program for children. A specialized age-appropriate tour will be offered along with other select activities.   Come play fun outside maritime games, make an instrument and sing along to sea shanties, enjoy painting maritime scenes with watercolors and printmaking with local artist, David Lazarus, learn the art of knot tying with Harbormaster, Sheila Lucey and more.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
10:00am-12:00pm
Ages:  6-10
Cost:  $25.00 per child


Tuesday, July 17
Sea of Opportunities Short Film Premiere & Benefit Luncheon

Join Egan Maritime for an inspiring lunch in support of experiential maritime education for Nantucket youth. Hear stories of overcoming fear, learning the ropes, and discovery of self from the Student Mariners who sailed the Tall Ships, and the dedicated patrons who made it all possible.

11:30am, Great Harbor Yacht Club

This event is generously sponsored by:
Congdon & Coleman Insurance
Resolve Marine


Friday, July 20
Lynx Family Adventure

Bring your children or grandchildren for a memorable Tall Ship sail while being entertained by dramatic shipwreck stories and lively sea shanties all curated for a younger audience. Youth are encouraged to dress up as their favorite pirate, sea captain, or mermaid! Snacks provided. Space is limited! Lynx Family Adventures are sponsored by Novation Media.

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf

Adults: $35
Youth (12 and under): $20
8:30am Boat Launch pickup, 9am sail

 

Thursday, July 26
Second Wind, an Evening with Nat Philbrick

Join Egan Maritime for a delightful evening with treasured island author, historian, and Egan Maritime trustee emeritus, Nat Philbrick in celebration of the second printing of his beloved book, Second Wind. Reception tickets are available for a small garden gathering before the event, and include libations, hors d’oeuvres, and a copy of Second Wind. This program is generously sponsored by Nantucket Island Resorts.

5pm – 6pm Private Reception

6:30pm lecture at the Unitarian Church, 11 Orange Street.

ReceptionTicket: $125, includes cocktail party, reserved lecture seating, and a copy of Second Wind.
Reserved Seating Ticket: $50, includes reserved lecture seating and a copy of Second Wind.
General Admission: $25


August 2018

Through Tuesday, August 28
Lynx sails offered every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

Morning sail: 8:30am launch, 9am sail, return to shore 11am.
Afternoon sail: noon Launch, 12:30pm sail, return to shore 2:30pm

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf

General Admission Ticket: $50, includes Boat Launch
Egan Members Ticket: $45, includes Boat Launch
Youth (zero to sixteen): $30, includes launch


Friday, August 3
Lynx Family Adventure

Bring your children or grandchildren for a memorable Tall Ship sail while being entertained by dramatic shipwreck stories and lively sea shanties all curated for a younger audience. Youth are encouraged to dress up as their favorite pirate, sea captain, or mermaid! Snacks provided. Space is limited! Lynx Family Adventures are sponsored by Novation Media.

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf

Adults: $35
Youth (12 and under): $20
8:30am Boat Launch pickup, 9am sail


Tuesday, August 7
Family Day at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Join Egan Maritime for a family friendly program full of crafts and activities for all ages. Parting snack provided. This program is free and open to all thanks to the generous support of Ritchie, Katie and Westray Battle.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
10am – 2pm
Free and open to all


Tuesday, August 21
Members Only Lynx Sail (Members Exclusive)

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf
11:30am Launch, Noon sail,
Members only. RSVP Required.


Thursday, August 23
An Evening of Shipwreck Stories & Sea Shanties at the Museum

Join Egan Maritime for an evening of dramatic shipwreck stories accented by lively sea shanties. Libations and refreshments served.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
5:30pm – 7:30pm
$20 members / $25 non-member


Friday, August 24
Lynx Family Adventure

Bring your children or grandchildren for a memorable Tall Ship sail while being entertained by dramatic shipwreck stories and lively sea shanties all curated for a younger audience. Youth are encouraged to dress up as their favorite pirate, sea captain, or mermaid! Snacks provided. Space is limited! Lynx Family Adventures are sponsored by Novation Media.

Waypoint Marine, Straight Wharf

Adults: $35
Youth (12 and under): $20
8:30am Boat Launch pickup, 9am sail

 

September 2018

Tuesday, September 11
Lifesavers Recognition Day (Members Exclusive)

Join Egan Maritime and the Nantucket Cottage Hospital to honor the heroic lifesaving efforts made by the everyday citizens and professionals of Nantucket. These women and men go far beyond the call of duty in their rescues, and Egan Maritime is proud and humbled to recognize their selfless deeds at this annual event.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
5:30 – 7:30pm
Members only. RSVP Required.
Members only. RSVP Required.


Saturday, September 15
Family Day at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Join Egan Maritime for a family friendly program full of crafts and activities for all ages. Parting snack provided. This program is free and open to all thanks to the generous support of Ritchie, Katie and Westray Battle.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
10am – 2pm
Free and open to all

 

Friday, September 21
Members morning at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum (Members Exclusive)

Dive into the museum’s 50 years of shipwreck and lifesaving stories with Museum Director, Lisa Lazarus. Enjoy stories from artifacts that are not regularly on display. Coffee and pastries will be served.

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum
8:30am to 9:30am
Members only. RSVP Required.

 


October 2018

Monday, October 8 – Columbus Day
Free day for Locals at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Free admission to all Nantucket locals (Nantucket locals determined by local Nantucket driver’s license, pay stub, or other form of government identification).

Last day of 2018 Season
158 Polpis Road
10am – 5pm