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Sunday, March 25, 2018

11:00 - 12:00 – EDUCATION FOR PROFESSIONAL MARINERS BEGINS IN HIGH SCHOOL, With Captain Eric Jergenson, Chairman for Maine Ocean School. Considering a career in the maritime trades? Maine Ocean School is a public magnet high school that provides a “hands-on, minds-on” education on the water, in the lab and in the classroom. Eric will present the school’s vision and answer common questions. What is the Maine Ocean School? What is a public magnet school? How does this school fulfi ll a need in Maine? Who may attend? What subjects does the school teach and how is it unique to Maine and ocean careers? What are the opportunities for ocean-based careers? Who are the partners in this eff ort? Learn about admissions and summer programs. Web site:

12:15 - 1:15 – CATEGORY 5 HURRICANE PREPARATION, FROM A MARINE SURVEYOR’S PERSPECTIVE, with Captain Tom Lokocz Adams, Maine Design Company. After Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused widespread destruction across the Caribbean last September, Tom Adams fl ew to Tortola and St. Martin where he was part of an eff ort to inspected over 400 boats. He saw the results of nature’s most powerful force, a category 5 hurricane (two, in fact). Tom will show aerial drone and photographic footage of his fi ndings along the waterfront. He will provide considerations for builders and owners prepping for severe storms and also mention what cannot be prepared for. Tom has a maritime career that includes many thousands of miles as captain in the Maine Windjammer fl eet and as a boat builder and systems mechanic. He spent much of the last twenty years in marine surveying, design and engineering services. Tom is based in Camden, Maine. Web site:

1:30 - 2:30 – WOODEN BOATS AND ANECDOTES FORM THE NOT SO DISTANT PAST, with Master Boatbuilder Harold Burnham. In 2015, Captain Burnham got a job working 2-3 days a week as owner’s

representative for the schooner Ernestina Morrissey at The Boothbay Harbor Shipyard. This is the fi rst job in his life that has lasted more than a year and one of the few that has not required attention every waking hour. Harold will talk about how he has kept himself amused and employed during the four to fi ve days a week not working on Ernestina. An apprenticeship program with his son rebuilding the fi rst vessel his dad built in 1971. “Playing” with neighbors at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum. Rebuilding the Watermark an early apprentice-shop Crotch Island pinky with at risk youth. Learning to dive. Working underwater on the historic railway at Maritime Gloucester. Projects around his own yard repairing boats, sail making, sawing, and op- erating his family pinky schooner Ardelle. Web sites: burnhamboatbuilding. com,,

2:45-3:30 - BUILD, SAIL, LIVE. TWO GUYS, ONE CRAZY DREAM. Steve Dunette and Alix Kreder are building a 38’ sailboat from stump to ship. Once completed, the vessel will take them around the world. The traditional-build wooden boat is a 1934 William Atkin yawl design. Alix and Steve hope to inspire and educate along the way. With a bit of dedication, good company and some old school smarts, even wild of dreams can come true. See a presentation on the progress of this build. In the meantime, here are excellent videos on their site. Web site:

She is getting closer! The sardine carrier WILLIAM UNDERWOOD is now getting interior work and fi nishing up the house.


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