Press Releases

Public Welcome to Tour Schooner Bowdoin and See New Mast Under Construction

Posted on: July 23, 2014

Public Tour Part of Gathering of William Hand Jr. & R.O. Davis Vessels

CASTINE, Maine—July 21, 2014—Maine Maritime Academy’s schooner Bowdoin, a National Historic Landmark and the Official Vessel of the State of Maine, will participate in an open-to-the-public gathering of vessels designed by William Hand Jr. and R.O. Davis this Saturday, July 26th from 3-6 pm.Read More…

Schooner Bowdoin Visits to Portland and Provincetown Canceled Due to Potential Compromise in Main Mast

Posted on: June 25, 2014

Boothbay Harbor, Maine—June 25, 2014—Maine Maritime Academy has canceled upcoming visits to Portland and Provincetown due to a potential compromise in the vessel’s main mast, discovered during a routine rigging check on Monday.Read More…

Maine Maritime Academy Announces Dean’s List for Spring 2014

Posted on: June 23, 2014

CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy recently named students to their Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the second semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. Students named to the Dean’s List earn a grade point average of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale.Read More…

Schooner Bowdoin Training Cruise Sets Sail, Open Boat Events Planned for Boothbay Harbor & Portland

Posted on: June 17, 2014

CASTINE, Maine—June 16, 2014—Maine Maritime Academy’s schooner Bowdoin, a National Historic Landmark and the Official Vessel of the State of Maine, set sail for New York on Monday, June 2nd. Ten Academy students in the Vessel Operations and Technology program will navigate and maintain the 88-foot tall ship, with the help of 6 crew members, as part of their at-sea training during the month of June.Read More…

The International Guild of Miniature Artisans’ Guild School to be Held at Maine Maritime Academy, Free Exhibitions Open to the Public June 8 – 12

Posted on: June 3, 2014

CASTINE, Maine – The International Guild of Miniature Artisans (IGMA) will be hosting the 33rd annual Guild School at Maine Maritime Academy from June 7-14 with free exhibitions for the public Sunday through Wednesday, June 8 – 11 (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) and on Thursday, June 12 (9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.).Read More…

Students Honored at Maine Maritime Academy NROTC Spring 2014 Awards Ceremony

Posted on: May 6, 2014

CASTINE, Maine – Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students from Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), the University of Maine, and Husson University gathered at MMA for the annual Navy ROTC Awards Ceremony on April 14, 2014 to recognize the midshipmen’s achievements throughout the 2013-2014 school year.Read More…