Milford, CT, Educational Schooner Trips Offered
July 11, 2012
Milford Mirror: The Tall Ship SoundWaters, an 80’ 3-masted schooner styled after a 19th century Chesapeake Bay sharpie, is setting sail for Milford Harbor, Connecticut. SoundWaters will be docked in Milford Harbor starting Thursday, August 16 through Saturday, August 18, the day of the Oyster Festival, offering cruises around Long Island Sound and operating an educational summer camp aboard the ship.
SoundWaters will operate 3-hour-long educational cruises for children and adults aged 7 and up, on Thursday, August 16, at 1:00 p.m., and Friday, August 17, at 10:00 a.m. Aboard the vessel campers will raise sails, tie knots, haul in a trawl net, observe and handle wildlife, and discover Long Island Sound in a hands-on way. Deadline to register is Friday, July 13.