Maine Maritime Museum Features Lofting and Surfboard Exhibits

photo/Maine Maritime Museum
photo/Maine Maritime Museum

The Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine, has announced 2 new exhibits of interest to boaters.

Eye Sweet & Fair: Naval Architecture, Lofting and Modeling will be on view through November 2, 2014. This exhibit traces the evolution of naval architecture and examines a myriad of techniques and technologies used to comprehend the complex of curves and volumes that becomes a vessel. Drafting, lofting, modeling and the extraordinary changes computer aided design processes have wrought will be addressed.

Home Grown Shapes: Wooden Surfboards of Maine will be on view through September 28, 2014. Maine boasts the world’s largest wooden surfboard company, along with many individuals who design and build their own boards. Home Grown Shapes examines why Maine surfers choose to build with wood and showcases their amazing creations.

Learn more visiting the Maine Maritime Museum by boat, as well as boating in and around Bath, Maine.

Video: Part 1

httpv://youtu.be/yi4rREV9J6Q

Video: Part 2

httpv://youtu.be/bYpIJDovuUI