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July 2019

Sunset Seminar / A Passage to Antigua and Cruising the Windward Islands / Bob Osborn

July 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Have you been dreaming about cruising the Caribbean? Bob Osborn, Board Member of the Salty Dawg Sailing Association, will talk about the Salty Dawg Fall Rally to the Caribbean and Antigua as a starting point for cruising the islands from there to the Grenadines to the south. The Salty Dawg Fall Rally is the largest organized flotilla of cruisers leaving the East Coast for the Caribbean. Some say that the “Real Caribbean begins in Antigua” and the farther south you…

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Sunset Seminar / Designing a Spirit of Tradition Sailing Yacht / Bob Stephens

July 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Ever wonder where some of the fastest, most beautiful sailing yachts on Penobscot Bay come from? To learn the answer come to a presentation at the Camden Yacht Club on July 24 at 7:00 p.m. by Bob Stephens, one of the foremost designers of classic yachts. Bob is co-owner of Stephens Waring Yacht Design in Belfast, Maine, a custom naval architecture and engineering firm whose sailing and motor yachts elegantly blend the heritage and traditions of classic designs with the…

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Sunset Seminar / Impacts of Warming of the Gulf of Maine / Richard Wahle

July 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Come and hear about the future of lobstering and the Gulf of Maine from the foremost expert on July 31st at the Camden Yacht Club. Richard Wahle is the director of the University of Maine’s Lobster Institute and a research professor in the School of Marine Sciences. He is based at UMaine’s coastal laboratory, the Darling Marine Center, where he teaches and conducts his research. He received his PhD in zoology in 1990 at UMaine. After postdocs at Brown University…

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August 2019

Sunset Seminar / Follow the Water / Mark Van Baalen

August 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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To date, Earth is the only known planet with intelligent life, occasioned by a remarkable coincidence: we have a planet at just the right distance from its parent star, provided with abundant water that remains the backbone of life as we know it. Aside from these cosmic benefits, water also floats our boats, rains on our crops (and sometimes our picnics), creates some of the most beautiful images in nature, and provides countless other blessings that we tend to take…

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Sunset Seminar / From Shark Bites to Repairing Human Hearts—A Maine Tale / Dr. Kevin Strange

August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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For decades, scientists have been defeated in their attempts to find a treatment that reverses the life-threatening damage caused by heart attacks. Now, thanks to scientific research taking place in Bar Harbor, Maine, that may all be changing. To find out how, come to the Camden Yacht Club on Wednesday August 14th at 7 PM to hear from Dr. Kevin Strange, CEO and Co-Founder of Bar Harbor-based Novo Biosciences. Dr. Strange will explain how a tale of shark bites at…

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Sunset Seminar / Crossing the Atlantic in Snow Star / Tom Kiley and Ry Hills

August 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Camden Yacht Club members,Tom Kiley and Ry Hills, will give a slide presentation of their memorable voyage on their 37 foot wooden sailboat, Snow Star. The trip included two transatlantic crossings, cruising in the Azores, Madeira, and the Canary Islands in the summer of 2017. In the fall of 2017, the couple were joined by two more crew members and sailed west from the Canary Islands to Antigua, a passage of 3200 miles in 25 days. They spent the winter…

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July 2021

Sunset Seminar: Historic One-Design Class Boats of Penobscot Bay

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Presented by Alec Brainerd Co-founder of Rockport’s Artisan Boatworks, Alec Brainerd will discuss Penobscot Bay’s historic one-design class boats at 7:00 pm Wednesday, July 7, at Camden Yacht Club and streaming online. Brainerd’s presentation will include stunning photographs of the various classic yachts, historic one-design and daysailers that Artisan Boatworks has built and restored over the past 20 years. Included will be the Camden Class Knockabout of 1915 and the Haj Class that raced at CYC from 1933 through the…

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Sunset Seminar: Compostable, Fish-Friendly Packaging

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Presented by Ariadne Dimoula and Claudia Lowd   CEO Ariadne Dimoula and CFO Claudia Lowd, co-founders of Paramount Planet Product, will discuss their mission of creating ocean-compostable, fish-friendly packaging made in safe clean mills at 7:00 pm Wednesday, July 14, at Camden Yacht Club and via livestream. Dimoula and Lowd’s presentation will feature how they are working to make tree-based-material products that function like current plastic products but, unlike plastic, degrade in ocean water and serve as food for ocean…

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Sunset Seminar: The Rising Ocean Effect on the Gulf of Maine

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Click here to view on Vimeo Guido Corno and Hallie Arno will discuss how a rising ocean is affecting the world and especially the Gulf of Maine at 7:00 pm Wednesday, July 21, at Camden Yacht Club and via Zoom. Guido Corno, a world recognized global climate expert, will talk about environmental programs to combat climate change.

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Sunset Seminar: Cruising the Pacific Northwest

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Presented by Randy & Fiona Woods Randy and Fiona Woods Jupiter and Copper Mountain Randy and Fiona Woods, former CYC members when choosing Camden Harbor as their home port, will share their past three-year experience cruising the Pacific Northwest at 7:00 pm Wednesday, July 28, at Camden Yacht Club and via Zoom. The Woods’ presentation will be made from aboard their Grand Banks Aleutian somewhere in the Pacific Northwest and will feature lively photographic narration of lessons learned, tidal tales…

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