Sails play an important role in moving and steering a vessel. Knowing how and when to maneuver the sails is critical to getting where you want to go. And with a crew, communication is equally important. As a result, there…
At Mystic Seaport, visitors of all ages enjoy hands-on learning.
One extraordinary skill, Coopering, however, is still alive and thriving at Mystic Seaport.
1850s Heavy Metal Is Alive. In an 1850s seafaring town like Mystic you couldn’t run down to the Whaling-Depot-R-Us store to pick up a sister hook or belaying pin.