Historic Boat Day, a celebration of maritime history
Sat., March 15, 2014 3 to 7:30 pm $30A - $20Sr/Jr.- $17Ch.
|Lecture by Richard Salas
underwater photographer and author
Sat., April 5, 2014 5:30 to 7:00 pm $16.00 /$13.00
Location: Wharfinger Building, Eureka
Want to see the creatures
of the Deeep?
How about the beauties
of the Deep?
Join us for an evening of touching
underwater stories with renowned
underwater photographer, Richard
Salas. Make discoveries as you get
up close and personal with his
stunning portraits of what he calls
our "underwater family". If you
love the sea, love photography or
love to hear a great life story, join
us as we view Richards amazing
photographs of the beauties and
the beasts from the ocean depths.
Richard's work spans the Pacific
Coast of the Americas from Alaska
to the Equator. It's a collection in a
series of remarkable photography
essays: the Sea of Light trilogy.
The final chapter "Luminous Sea"
will be released in the spring of
2015. He has been specializing
in underwater nature and
commercial photography since
After his presentation, Richard will
Autograph copies of his newest
book, Blue Visions, AND be
available for questions. Books
will be available for $80, plus tax.
Celebrate with us as we share our local maritime history!
We're dusting off and shine'n up small skiffs, scull boats and power boats that
have been in storage and not seen by the public for years. The museum's harbor
cruise boat Madaket will be hauled up on one of the boat yards marine railways,
revealing her hull. You won't want to miss the demonstration of how the marine
railway operates as the 1917 F/V Stephanie, the newest member of the maritime
museum, is taken out of the water and pulled up onto land. This starts at 3:30
We'll have plentiful BBQ oysters and corned beef and cabbage from the BBQ Guy.
All included in the admission fee. In addition to the tasty food, there will be
a silent and a live auction, with many items available to the highest bidder and a
full cocktail bar. The air will be filled with musical notes as 2 live bands perform,
Kingfoot and Kindred Spirits. The Golden Rule, a project to restore one of the
first peace boats, has been ongoing at the Zerlang & Zerlang Marine Services
boat yard for a few years. The vessel is near completion and all of the volunteers
that have worked aboard her will be present to offer any answer to any question.
The Zerlang & Zerlang Marine Services boat yard, is located at 1493 Fay St.,
Fairhaven Ca. (South of Samoa and across from Eureka on the north spit).
Registration & Tickets: Purchase Tickets Make A Reservation
or for questions call (707) 845-4687.
View the POSTER
What's a marine railway? A
marine railway consists of a set
of tracks upon which a cradle is
mounted. In the water, a ship is
allowed to settle into the cradle,
and then winches are operated
to pull the cradle up out of the
water along the tracks.
|March 15, 2014
3:00 to 7:00 pm
April 5, 2014
5:30 to 7:30 pm