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Timely and up-to-date news about Schooner Ernestina and S.E.M.A.

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Ernestina Sailing Forward

The Ernestina Sailing Forward Committee is asking for your donations and community support as we raise $50,000 for the purchase of the mainsail for the Ernestina-Morrissey. The Ernestina was gifted to the people of the United States 40 years ago from the … Continue reading

ALL HANDS TO THE HALYARDS

“ALL HANDS TO THE HALYARDS” It is exciting to hear that Ernestina-Morrissey will be sailing soon! We will hear the call, “All hands to the halyards”, the order to get ready to raise the sails! Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association has committed … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard – February 22, 2021

If you are looking for new, up to date Progress reports, they are HERE Thank you, Bristol Marine, for sharing the latest news of the great work your crew is accomplishing during the pre-launch fitting out of Ernestina-Morrissey!  In the attached … Continue reading

Meet Tiffany Krihwan, Ernestina-Morrissey’s New Captain!

Massachusetts Maritime Academy announced this morning: MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME ACADEMY HIRES NEW CAPTAIN Tiffany Krihwan at the helm of the Ernestina-Morrissey BUZZARDS BAY, MA – February 22, 2021 – The Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) is pleased to announce Tiffany Krihwan as … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard – February 9, 2021

Thank you, Bristol Marine, for sharing the latest news of the great work your crew is accomplishing during the pre-launch fitting out of Ernestina-Morrissey!  In the attached series of photos, (thank you again! Bob Mitchell for your great photos) you will see … Continue reading

Ernestina Loses a Friend in Fred Kalisz, Former New Bedford Mayor

Gregg Swanzey shared the contributions of Fred Kalisz to Schooner Ernestina during his mayoralty: Our sincere condolences go out to Pat and Ricky Kalisz who were right alongside Fred in his tenure as Mayor of the City of New Bedford in … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard – January 29, 2021

Thank you, Bristol Marine, for sharing the latest news of the great work your crew is accomplishing during the pre-launch fitting out of Ernestina-Morrissey!  In the attached series of photos, you will see progress on the restoration of the Ernestina-Morrissey at Bristol … Continue reading

Progress in the Shipyard – January 08, 2021

* Happy New Year! We are looking forward to spending the next New Year’s Eve together, watching fireworks through the rigging of Ernestina-Morrissey again! While we wait please enjoy the latest report for the Shipyard: Thank you, Bristol Marine, for … Continue reading

Jose Centeio Elected Chairperson of SEMAB

* SEMAB held their second meeting Friday December 18, 2020. Jose Couto Centeio was elected chairperson and Captain Elizabeth Simmons was elected vice chair. An Education Committee was was established with the first members: Dagny Ashley, Melissa DeValles, Dr. Akeia … Continue reading

The Tallest of Tall Ships

In the 2014 Autumn issue of Sea History Magazine, (you can access all issues by scrolling down HERE)  Captain Walter Rybka wrote about his ranking of the most historically significant American vessels. The first three are naval vessels, the USS … Continue reading

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