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Port Aransas Museum
Dinner & Auction

March 4, 2017

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Winter Lecture Series

The “Tarpon Era” in Port Aransas
Presented by Rick Pratt
Feb 27

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Family Boat Building
March 15-17
Build a Port A Skiff
May 2-13
Youth Boatbuilding Camps
June 6-10
June 20-24

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Feb 27, 2017 Winter Lecture Series

The Tarpon Era in Port Aransas: our love affair with “An Atlantic creature with large eyes” (Megalops atlanticus) by Rick Pratt February 27, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. They were called “Silver Kings”. They gave us [...]

Gunwales, Decking & Bowsprit

The lovely lines of Lydia Ann are becoming more and more apparent as work progresses.  The 40' ventilated gunwales that run down the shear on both sides of the hull were made by milling 18' [...]

Feb 20, 2017 Winter Lecture Series

Copano and St Mary's, Two Ghost Towns on Copano Bay Presented by C. Herndon Williams February 20, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Author and historian C. Herndon Williams will talk about Copano and St. Mary’s of [...]