Borton Overseas will present a “Maritime Tour of England and Scotland” lead by WoodenBoat Magazine Contributor Peter Neill.
The two week program, June 16-29, 2014, will explore the major maritime attractions in the United Kingdom.
The tour will depart New York City’s JFK airport on the evening of Monday, June 16, and guests will gather in London the following evening for a welcome dinner. From there, they will embark on a journey of exploration, visiting museums, vessels, cities, waterways, and towns for two unforgettable weeks.
The trip’s highlights include:
- The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich
- The newly restored clipper ship Cutty Sark
- The Royal Observatory
- The Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth
- The Steamboat Museum at Lake Windermere
- The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival at Portsoy, Scotland
The Tour Host, Peter Neill, is past Director of the South Street Seaport Museum, New York, and former President of the Council of American Maritime Museums and the International Congress of Maritime Museums. Presently he is Director, World Ocean Observatory; Chair, Ocean Classroom Foundation; and frequent contributor to WoodenBoat on maritime heritage subjects. He and his wife, Mary Barnes, have been the Group Leaders for prior WoodenBoat travel programs in Norway, Denmark, and The Netherlands.
For details, visit http://www.bortonoverseas.com.
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