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VIDEO: The J Class Yachts

The J Class yachts hailed the beginning of a new era in design and racing. This video tells the tale:



The Inimitable J Class

Among the largest and most innovative yachts of their day, J Class yachts delivered some of the liveliest America’s Cup competition ever seen between British and American yachtsmen. WATCH.


VIDEO: Lord Nelson Victory Tugs

The Lord Nelson Victory Tug is a most distinctive motoryacht - equipped with a single-engine, these trawler-style vessels are comfortable long-range cruisers.


A Royal Revival:The 12 Metre Class

If a class of boats could be like a dynastic royal family, the 12 Metre Class would qualify.


VIDEO: Bugeye Restoration Goes To The Bottom

Built in 1889, the traditional Chesapeake Bay sailing bugeye Edna E. Lockwood is getting a fresh lease on life at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland, where shipwrights are installing a new handcrafted log bottom hewn from 12 loblolly pine logs. This video has the latest on the restoration

LV 54 Boston Lightship 1912

VIDEO: Show Me The Way

Lightships were stout and rugged little ships with lighted masts that could be anchored most anywhere a navigational beacon was required.


Lightship Ambrose Was A Beacon Of Hope And Promise

For a vessel with such a big history, the lightship Ambrose looks surprisingly small. Perhaps it’s because South Street Seaport Museum has the 135-footer tied up across from the 325-foot iron-hulled Wavertree.