BBC News: How to sail a Malay jong boat…

I saw this on the BBC and thought you should see it.  It documents the need to preserve and pass on the traditions of a disappearing maritime art form. "How to sail a Malay jong boat..." was posted to the BBC website recently See to lean more - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-46462560

The Challenge of Preserving Maritime Cultural Landscapes – Two Examples

Tug Owned by Selvic Marine Towing Bask In Early Morning Sunlight on a Fall Day in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin  (MaitimeImages.Net/Sam Shogren) I'm sharing a post on Facebook from earlier today from the Sturgeon Bay (WI) Historical Society. I'm sharing this because it highlights the struggles older maritime communities face as they explore new paths to the future. This is compounded here because this is one of the last active shipbuilding communities on the Great Lakes and represents the industrial heart of America. I am sharing because this is a story about my hometown. Visitors tour a collection of grain elevators that…

GulfQuest to Hold Job Fair for Part-time Positions

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) The GulfQuest National Maritime Museum is scheduled to hold a two-day Job Fair August 31 and September 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the museum's Grand Lobby. The museum is looking to fill 20 part-time positions before the September 26 ... Source: Maritime Museum News