Mystic River Sailing Skiffs - Click To Enlarge

Mystic River Mini Regatta

Mystic Seaport or Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea, is the largest maritime museum in the world.  In addition they have approximately 20 unique sailing ships, including the last wooden sailing whaler.

Mystic River Sailing Skiffs - Click To Enlarge
Mystic River Sailing Skiffs – Click To Enlarge

As part of their commitment to the preservation of sailing a fleet of small skiffs and a sailing school runs during the summer months. There are times when all the small boats are out at the same time and it becomes a colorful, if chaotic, mini regatta.

Mystic River Sailing Skiffs - Click To Enlarge
Mystic River Sailing Skiffs – Click To Enlarge

I did not see anyone go in the water, though a few were towed back to a pier. One of the great things about the Seaport is every day something is happening.

 

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