Join Us for Our Summer Fundraiser, "Launching Lives" August 18

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Event Details

Please join us for "Launching Lives," our Summer fundraiser event!

We are so excited to invite you back in person as we celebrate and share with you exciting updates on our programs, news, and much more.

Beer, wine, and a signature cocktail will be served along with a wide selection of heavy hors d'oeuvres provided by A Taste of Nantucket.

Click here to buy your tickets online.

Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Wednesday, August 18 from 5 pm–7 pm

What To Expect

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Get Updates on Sea of Opportunities

Captain Don Peacock will speak about how the Tall Ship Lynx contributes to our Sea of Opportunities education programs.

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Learn About Our Maritime Education Program

Evan Schwanfelder, our Manager of Maritime Education, will speak about current activities within the program, and he will be showing off a 10' boat built entirely by a group of Nantucket High School students. The boat will be auctioned off at the event!


Explore Our Newest Artifact

Come see our newest artifact: a 6,000-pound anchor from a Nantucket Lightship once stationed on the South Shore Shoals.

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Meet Chloe Plank, Sea of Opportunities Graduate

You'll hear from Chloe Plank, a 26-year-old graduate of our Sea of Opportunities program and Massachusetts Maritime Academy, who is now fulfilling her dream of working on a large U.S. Navy supply ship.

Ticket Information

General Admission: $250/person

VIP Tickets: $500/person
Includes a complimentary sail on the Tall Ship Lynx.

Click Here to Buy Tickets Online

Can't attend but want to donate? Donate online or text the keyword "Launching" to 41444.

You can also mail a check to: Egan Maritime Institute, PO Box 2923, Nantucket, MA 02584

Gold Sponsor
Mission Resolve

Silver Sponsors
White Elephant Resorts
Cape Cod 5
Cisco Brewers

Have questions?

For more information, contact Pauline Proch at 508-228-2505 or email