News & Stories

The Great Fire of 1846

The greatest catastrophe in Nantucket history was the Great Fire of 1846, and a Charman painting from the Egan Collection vividly tells the story on the cusp on its 173rd anniversary.

The Nantucket Railroad

On July 4, 1881, the Nantucket Railroad took its first trip. Wanting to memorialize this pivotal moment, Bud Egan commissioned celebrated marine artist, Rodney Charman, to paint the scene.

Historic Nantucket Harbor Cruise

In collaboration with Waypoint Marine, Egan Maritime is delighted to offer a historic harbor cruise in July & August this summer. Come aboard and dive into Nantucket's wharves and working waterfront.

Wave Makers: Nantucket Island Resorts

Thanks to the generous support Nantucket Island Resorts and its Nantucket Boat Basin, Egan Maritime's Tall Ship partners enjoy dock space for Sea of Opportunities student sail experiences.

Programs On Deck: July 2019

Make a splash with Nantucket's seafaring history and Egan Maritime in July! By land and by sea, we've got enchanting sails, heroic tales and free Family Days to make this summer the best one yet.