New London Group Kicks off 2014 Lighthouse Tours

New London Ledge Lighthouse, Photo/Video capture, New England Boating.
New London Ledge Lighthouse, Photo/Video capture, New England Boating.

The New London Maritime Society‘s Sentinels on the Sound: Summer Lighthouse Weekends, an annual celebration of New London‘s lighthouse heritage, will take place on Saturdays and Sundays across 16 weekends, from July 5 through October 26, 2014 (skipping only SailFest weekend July 12/13).

The program includes regular lighthouse boat tours of New London Harbor, 7 Project Oceanology 2 1/2-hour excursions to New London Ledge, and special events every weekend at the Custom House Maritime Museum.

This year’s celebration features Shennecossett Yacht Club’s 1st annual SYC Lighthouse Regatta, and 3 daytrips to Plum Island. Visit the Custom House Maritime Museum website at www.nlmaritimesociety.org after May 1, 2014, for scheduling details and recent updates.

Watch a video tour of New London Ledge Light.

httpv://youtu.be/qVttcVyioJY