News & Stories

A Bloody Battle at Sea

In early October 1814, more than two years into the War of 1812, a monumental fight between the Americans and the British took place off the south shore of Nantucket.

A Commitment to Serving Others

At 2019's Lifesavers Recognition Day, Jennifer Hudson, Director of Instruction at Sankaty Head Golf Club, received a Maurice E. Gibbs Accommodation Award. This is her moving acceptance letter.

Squall at Folger's Marsh

Nantucket fine art photographer, Daniel Sutherland, gifts three of his striking photographs to Egan Maritime and the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum.

Puppet Party at the Museum

July 10th's Family Day at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum was a fantastical free program thanks to the enchanting addition of Nanpuppets and the generosity of the Battle of family.

Remembering Ruthie

On August 9, 2007, the late Ruth "Ruthie" Chapel Grieder received an Egan Maritime Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication to Nantucket and its history.

Programs On Deck: August 2019

Don't let the summer sail away without diving into Nantucket's maritime legacy and seafaring stories. Join Egan Maritime in August for unforgettable sails and exciting family-friendly programs!

Wave Makers: Phyllis & Don Visco

Phyllis and Don Visco have been longtime supporters and members of Egan Maritime Institute; they are have made waves of change with their participation, contributions, and support.