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Master Boatbuilder Marty Slevers speaks at Suffolk County Historical Society

May 30, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Photo of the Penney Boat Shop courtesy of David Swenson and the Long Island Maritime Museum.

Master Boatbuilder Marty Sievers on the LIMM’s Penney Boat Shop Program

Saturday, May 30, 2015, 6:00 PM
Members Free; Non-Members $5
Light refreshments will be served.
RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x106

Master Boatbuilder Marty Sievers will give an overview of the boatbuilding program at the Long Island Maritime Museum and will discuss how a project goes “from a pile of lumber to a finished boat,” with emphasis on the recent building of the Gil Smith catboat “Gene K” at the LIMM’s Penney Boat Shop.

We hope you can join us for this very special event!

Other Upcoming From Shore to Shore Events
Check our website for details!

June 13 – Chris Hale’s Half Model Demos
June 18 J. Russell Jinishian on Maritime Art History
June 24 – Bob MacKay on Great Yachts of LI’s North Shore
Aug. 13 – Richard Welch on 19th-Century LI Wooden Shipbuilding
Sept. 2 – Steve Jones on the Long Island Maritime Museum
On exhibit until September 19, 2015

From Shore to Shore: Boatbuilders and Boatyards of Long Island

Maritime Art curated by J. Russell Jinishian Gallery

Late 19th-Century Maritime Photographs of Long Island by Hal B. Fullerton

Gallery Hours: Wednesdays – Saturdays, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM


May 30, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Riverhead, 11901 United States
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