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July 2017

Sunset Seminar: Rusty Hinges, a Night of Sea Shanties, Bluegrass, and Folk Music

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Come sing along! The Rusty Hinges are a midcoast Maine band who will be playing a wide variety of genres that will include sea shanties, folk songs, oldies, love songs and more. Some sea songs you may recognize (and you’re encouraged to sing along), such as Drunken Sailor, Sloop John B, Water is Wide, and Row the Old Chariot Along. They will also be happy to play special requests. The bandmates include John Couch from Bristol on guitar, Brian Dunn from Waldoboro on…

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Sunset Seminar: Deepwater Offshore Wind in Maine

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Join representatives from the Maine Aqua Ventus project, who are working to develop a clean, renewable energy source off Maine’s shores. For more than 10 years, UMaine has led development of the patented VolturnUS floating concrete hull technology that can support wind turbines in water depths of 150 feet or more, and has the potential to significantly reduce the cost of offshore wind. Maine Aqua Ventus I, GP, LLC, is leading a demonstration project called New England Aqua Ventus I,…

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CAYSP/Flatbread Company Fundraiser

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flatbread Company, Rockport, Maine, 399 Commercial Street
Rockport, ME 04843 United States
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Sunset Seminar: David Conover: Filming the Sea: Past and Future

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Award-winning filmmaker David Conover will share stories and clips from a creative life with the world’s oceans. He has traveled to some of the most extreme coasts on earth, from Newfoundland to Madagascar and Svalbard to the Galapagos. His talk will also include discussion of current work with the Conservation Media Group, with a focus on sanctuary for marine life, issues related to rising ocean levels, reducing ocean plastic, and transitioning to a low-carbon future. David Conover was raised in…

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Camden Classics Cup

July 27 - July 29
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Registration is open for the Second Annual Camden Classics Cup, July 27–29, 2017. Celebrate great sailing and all things Maine and maritime in Camden! The Camden Classics Cup (CCC) is on the calendars of classic, vintage, and Spirit of Tradition boat owners looking for the best sailing in New England. Now in its second year, the event opens the classic yacht racing season in Maine and serves as the introduction to Camden Classics Week. The CCC regatta is scheduled for…

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CAYSP/Camden Classic Small Boat Race

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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August 2017

Sunset Seminar: James Francis: Penobscot Sense of Place

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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James Eric Francis Sr. and Jennifer Neptune—who both reside and work on Indian Island, Maine—will reveal the indigenous Penobscot Culture, to enable us to broaden our view of the landscape that we see, in a presentation at the Camden Yacht Club on Wednesday, August 2nd, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Jennifer Neptune will also be doing a basket weaving demonstration. Passadumkeag, Kenduskeag, Katahdin, Sebago, Passagassawakeag, and even Penobscot are words that a local Mainer may be familiar with. But what…

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Sunset Seminar: Different Strokes from Identical Folks

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Identical twin artists Art and Chuck Paine display, and briefly talk about, their approaches to nautical painting and drawing. Both have had successful careers as yacht designers and commercial artists. An 80-minute slide presentation will depict their early efforts as “child prodigies,” mid-careers in the fields of commercial art, yacht design and yacht building, and mature work as painters in oil and watercolor. They will have some of their most recent paintings on display for sale and critique. There will…

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Sunset Seminar: Paralympics Program and the Future of Olympic Sailing

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Come and hear Hugh’s story of balancing the demands of training for the paralympics with real life. Hugh Freund is a 2016 Paralympic Silver Medalist in the three-person keelboat event, competing in a 23-foot Sonar in Guanabara Bay at the Rio Olympics last summer. After a year-long battle with bone cancer during his freshman year of college, Hugh was introduced to the world of adaptive sailing. He began a seven year journey, along with his teammates Rick Doerr (Clifton, NJ)…

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Sunset Seminar: Aquaculture in the Gulf of Maine

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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A panel presentation with Maine Sea Grant’s Dana Morse and local kelp, scallop, and oyster fishermen/farmers who are members of the Maine Aquaculture Co-op, seeking to expand the seafood industry through: integrating fishing and farming, diversifying income opportunities, maintaining working waterfront, and strengthening the coastal community—while sharing climate change concerns. The talk is free of charge and open to the public. Donations at the door will be gratefully accepted to benefit the non-profit Camden Area Youth Seamanship Program (CAYSP).

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