Membership and Outreach Committee

Purpose: to develop and maintain SEMA membership and support for Ernestina, by maintaining www.ernestina.org, publishing Updates (newsletter) and conducting other outreach, including public relations and marketing activities.

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A Message from Captain Krihwan ·

I am still looking for Deckhands, AB and a Cook. SSV Ernestina-Morrissey is in the water and we are currently up rigging the vessel. We plan to do our sea trials in Mid-October and the COI. After that is complete … Continue reading

Monday August 29 at the Shipyard

Although the exact day Ernestina-Morrissey would be launched was not certain, a small celebration was held on August 29. An early-morning dedication is described in a recent post. Although there was no formal announcement word spread locally and a number … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey, Re-dedicated, Prepares for Next Chapter

In January we announced a project which would allow folks to participate in the celebration of Ernestina-Morrissey launch no matter how distant they were. We asked them to collect water from oceans and seas, bays and ports, that represented the … Continue reading

More Samples from Ernestina-Morrissey’s Waters!

The Water Project is a great success!  We have nearly 50 samples of water representing Ernestina-Morrissey‘s AMAZING history! HERE’S A LIST of the great group of folks who helped with the project and where they collected the water they sent. … Continue reading

A Message from the Crew of SSV Ernestina-Morrissey

Hey Community, we need your help! As the ship and organizations that support her enter a new phase as the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey, we need a new logo. Do you have design experience? Are you an artist? We welcome all submissions! … Continue reading

Samples from Ernestina-Morrissey’s Waters!

Samples have come in from across Ernestina-Morrissey‘s history! From Essex, MA to Digby, NS, from Newfoundland to British Columbia and Greenland, from Mindelo, Cape Verde and of course from #HomeportNewBedford!  The most recent are posted at the top as you … Continue reading

The Worldwide Waters of Ernestina-Morrissey

~~~ YOU can be part of the Celebrations ~~~ ~~~when Ernestina-Morrissey Sails Again!~~~ Will you help us? Since 1894, Ernestina-Morrissey has sailed oceans and seas, far and wide, and visited many ports.  It has been suggested that every effort be made … Continue reading

Chief Engineer and Chief Mate Positions Posted

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an AA/EEO/Veteran/Disabled employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.  The Academy asks that all applicants follow the directions on the job postings to apply.  Any applicants directly contacting screening committees may be disqualified from the … Continue reading

Captain Krihwan Interviewed By Erin Short

~ One of the Covid-era efforts of Tall Ships America has been a series of interviews released as a podcast “A Barque, a Brig and a Schooner Walk into a Bar”. ~ The Season Two finale was an interview with … Continue reading

Ernestina-Morrissey Crew: Now Hiring!

Captain Krihwan has posted the seasonal positions for Ernestina Morrissey on Tall Ships America’s website.  If you are interested the links below provide the details. Please get the word out. ~ Second Mate Cook AB (Able Seafarer) ~ two positions … Continue reading

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