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Come Aboard Bowdoin at the Tall Ships Portland

There are two ways to come aboard on  Saturday, July 18th

The First Way:  Attend the reception

Tours will be offered during a reception hosted by Maine Maritime Academy and Captain Alec Schoettle and his crew on  Saturday, July 18th  from 5:00 – 7:00 pm . at the Portland Yacht Services located at 58 Fore Street, Portland, Maine (next door to Sail Maine).  You are invited to join us for tours, refreshments and entertainment provided by singer-songwriter Larry Kaplan.

The Second Way:  Firsthand experience aboard Bowdoin as she leads the Parade of Sail into Portland Harbor

Between now and  June 30th , the top five donors to the Bowdoin Centennial Campaign will be invited, along with one guest, to sail aboard for the day as she leads the Parade of Sail into Portland Harbor for Tall Ships Portland.  You may give online at, and please designate “Bowdoin Centennial Campaign.  Checks should be made payable to Maine Maritime Academy, designated Bowdoin Centennial Campaign on the memo line, and mailed to MMA, Development Office, 1 Pleasant Street, Castine, ME 04420.  Any campaign pledges received on or before  June 30th  will also be eligible. 

For more information or to RSVP for the reception, please contact Kay Hightower
or by calling:   207-326-8932.

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