SAFE BOATING WEEK SCHEDULE
“The Hapless Lexington” – presented by Edward A.T. Carr, author and Maritime Historian
Wednesday, June 17th 7:00 PM – Presented Online Via Zoom and FB
On a cold January night in 1840, the Steamboat Lexington left New York City with over 150 passengers and trunks of silver bullion bound for Eastern Connecticut, and never arrived. To this day, it is still the worst maritime tragedy in Long Island Sound. Join us as we take a forensic look at the decisions and events leading up to this tragedy. A must for all maritime history buffs!
Safety for Your Skin – Virtual Lecture by Dr. David Kessler
Thursday, June 18th 7:00 PM – Presented Online Via Zoom and FB
Skin Car lecture. Take care of your most valuable asset while on the water-YOU. Pick up the latest tips on skincare for you and your family from Dr David Kessler, Dermatologist. Learn how to be safe and have fun without overexposure to the elements!
Virtual Vendor Festival
Saturday, June 20th & Sunday, June 21st
Join us online @ depasonlinecraftfair.com to purchase some great nautical and craft gifts for everyone in the family! Don’t forget Fathers Day is June 21!
Vessel Safety Exams – Conducted by USCG Floatillas – Social distancing observed.
Saturday, June 20th
Vessel Safety Exams conducted by the US Power Squadron and Coast Guard Auxiliary. A courtesy inspection to ensure your boat has all the equipment necessary to make navigation safe.
To Sign Up for a Vessel Check Click Here.
Man Overboard Lecture – presented by Neptune Power Squadron – Virtual Lecture
Wednesday, June 24th 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Hundreds of people fall overboard every year. Discover how to prevent a tragedy in the first place by staying on your boat in all types of conditions. This is a brand new US Power Squadrons (USPS) seminar using materials from USPS and US Sailing.
Tuition courtesy of GHCYBC-Safe Boating Week.