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MIT and The Pearl

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She harvests power from the sun, sends data to the sky, and just might transform underwater research. Oh, and this MIT-led autonomous prototype spent the summer practicing her moves in Pleasant Bay.   Watch here!

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Sailabration Gala at Wequassett Resort

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Hiring PBCB Boat Rental Coordinator

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Pleasant Bay Community Boating is upping its summer program for 2021 and you can be part of our renewed mission. This 17-year-old organization, with a 3.6-acre campus on the shores of beautiful Pleasant Bay, continues to serve multiple boating interests. We offer youth and adult sailing lessons, community outreach sailing experience, and boat rentals in […]

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New Rope Halyards on the Scots

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We are retooling the halyard system on the Flying Scot fleet to traditional, simple rope halyards. Sails raised in seconds. No more whiplashed crank boxes… it should be a great season!   See a quick demonstration video here: Simple Rope Halyard Demo    

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Floating Classroom Research Vessel Launches

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The Floating Classroom Certification Crew: Ali Hogue, PBCB Marine Science Director, Captain Dick Hosmer at the helm, Tom Dempsey, Dempsey Marine Electronics, LT. Aaron Vanhuysen, OCMI, and Sven Kirshner, Torqeedo tech. After nearly three years, The Friend has passed all her USCG tests with one more to go. We’ll be finished on Thursday! The first […]

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Dock Project Progress

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Our pier construction is now complete thanks to Beacon Marine Construction! Next steps for the project include: Hardscape starts Saturday 5/8 Gangway & Floats arrive Monday 5/10 Landscaping & fencing week of 5/17 Paving starts the week of 5/24 A big thanks to our generous donors who saw the value in this project and committed […]

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Adaptive Sailing and Kayaking Update

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Adaptive Sailing and Kayaking Update from Executive Director, Mike Trovato     A pillar of PBCB’s mission is providing ‘Access to All’ to the recreational, educational, and therapeutic benefits of boating on Pleasant Bay. Through its Universal Access programs PBCB has traditionally been able to accommodate certain groups with limited access to sailing, ranging from […]

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PBCB introduces US Sailing Skill Up

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NEW this year:  A more concrete way to track your child’s skill progression US Sailing – “Skill Up” App   Starting the summer 0f 2021 PBCB will be enrolling approximately 110 students into the US Sailing “Skill Up” digital platform for instruction. With a mobile app for our instructors and students, and a website dashboard […]

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Catboat Program News

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Speaker Series coming to PBCB   PBCB is pleased to host the first ever Catboat Speaker Series this spring featuring four fabulous guests, introduced below.  As you read their bios, please think of a question (or two or ten) that you have for them and submit to Suzanne at sleahy@gmail.com.  Topics include history, boat building […]

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2020 Survey Results

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