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August 2019

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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August 2021

Sunset Seminar: Trans-Atlantic Crossing Highlights

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Phil and Roxy Sears-Johnson, will share their past two year’s experiences cruising the Caribbean, crossing the North Atlantic double-handed to Ireland and currently sailing the waters off Spain during a Camden Yacht Club Sunset Seminar at 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 4.

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Sunset Seminar: ArcticEarth Expeditions

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Presented by David Conover Camden filmmaker, sailor and founder of Compass Light Productions David Conover will share his vision and preparations for ArcticEarth Expeditions at 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 11, at Camden Yacht Club and via Zoom. ArcticEarth is a new six-year commitment by Compass Light Productions to position a vessel and crew in the new Arctic, extending 30 years of filmmaking work in the area. The focus is to deepen engagement and access to the Arctic Ocean, Baffin Bay,…

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Sunset Seminar: “To Row and Let Go,” Rowing the Maine Island Trails

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Presented by Doug Welch Doug Welch Doug Welch, Executive Director of the Maine Island Trail Association will present his film, “To Row and Let Go,” at 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 18, at Camden Yacht Club and via Zoom. Follow Welch as he takes up ocean rowing, builds a boat at the legendary Wooden Boat School, and explores 34 islands on the Maine Island Trail. Q&A to follow. Welch has been honored to serve as executive director of the Maine Island…

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Sunset Seminar: Experiences of a Young Woman Merchant Mariner

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Yacht Club, 68 Bayview Street
Camden, 04843 United States
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Frey will share challenges and learnings from her first 11-years as a career merchant mariner during a Camden Yacht Club Sunset Seminar at 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 25.

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