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Priscilla Sailing Crew

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ORGANIZATION: Long Island Maritime Museum

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Priscilla is an oyster sloop that was launched in 1888. From 1888 to 1963, she was owned and operated by several oystermen from Connecticut and New York. You can read more about her incredible history here: https://www.limaritime.org/sail-priscilla.html

Today, the Long Island Maritime Museum offers public sails and private charters on the Priscilla. She is operated by a dedicated and hardworking crew of volunteers. The Museum is looking for new crew members to join the team sailing on the Great South Bay!

Boating experience is preferred, but not mandatory. Mentorship for those newer to boating can be discussed. Please note that volunteering on the Priscilla requires physical labor and the ability to maintain the time commitments you make.

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About Long Island Maritime Museum

Location:

88 West Avenue, West Sayville, NY 11796, US

Mission Statement

The stated purpose of the museum shall be: To preserve Long Island's maritime history and heritage for educational purposes. To purchase, collect, restore and preserve boats, vessels and related equipment having to do with past and present maritime activities of Long Island, including but not limited to shipbuilding, whaling, shell fishing, commercial and sport fishing, wild fowling, pleasure and competitive boating, watercraft and the ethnic heritage pertaining there to. To restore, preserve, interpret, display and exhibit watercraft of historical interest, models of ships and small craft, tools and implements of the maritime crafts and trades, wild fowling decoys, paintings, prints, maps, charts, and books, and displays featuring wildlife.

Description

The Long Island Maritime Museum was founded in 1966 and is located on the historic West Sayville waterfront. The museum grounds, once part of the Meadow Edge estate of Mr. and Mrs. Anson Hard, is now comprised of fourteen acres and nine historic buildings. Charged with the mission of preserving Long Island’s maritime history and heritage for educational purposes, the Museum has been welcoming visitors from all over the world for over 50 years.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Arts & Culture, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

88 West AvenueWest Sayville, NY 11796

(40.72276,-73.09432)
 

SKILLS

  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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