Alexandria Seaport Foundation seeks to build and enrich the lives of youth through hands-on teaching techniques– building boats.
The Center for Wooden Boats provides a gathering place where maritime history comes alive through direct experience. Sail one of our models on their pond or purchase one to build at home.
First Night Alexandria is a family oriented, city-wide New Year’s Eve celebration. Our model boat building activity has been a part of the festivities since 2004.
The Woods Hole Historical Museum hosts a biennial “Model Boat Show” in April. Seaworthy Small Ships model boat building and sailing has been a part of the family activities since its inception in 1997.
Carefree Boat Club is a member organization that rents boats. They have sponsored our model boat building and sailing activity at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC since 2006.
Sail America promotes the health and growth of sailing through their national and international boat shows.
Living Classrooms is a non-profit, educational organization that utilizes a “learning by doing” philosophy. They began using our model boat kits in 1998.
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts the Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival each October. Seaworthy Small Ships was first launched at this festival in 1983.
Calvert Marine Museum is our local museum. George Surgent, our creator, has volunteered and worked at the museum since 1981. He introduced “Toy Boat Building” at their events in the mid 1980’s.
The Great Schooner Model Society began in the early 1990’s. This group of sailors meet monthly to sail radio controlled schooners. George Surgent, our creator, is the commodore of this club.
A great resource for information on the history of model boats.
Seaworthy Small Ships model boat building has been a part of the St. Augustine Lighthouse Festival since 2008.
Our models have been used for various programs at this museum and are available in their gift shop.
The Building To Teach program uses the hands-on building process to help students improve their math skills and get on a path to work-readiness
The Urbanna Oyster Festival began in 1957. We have been conducting our model boat activity at their waterfront since 1999.
The National Sailing Hall of Fame is a non-profit educational institution dedicated to preserving the history of sailing and its impact on our culture.
Seaworthy Small Ships model boat building and sailing activity has been a part of their Annual Wooden Boat Festival since 2001.
Strictly Sail hosts the annual Chicago Sailboat Show. Kids were first introduced to our model boat building and sailing at this event in 2001.
This museum offers a wonderful look into maritime history. Our model boat kits are available for purchase in their gift shop.
The Darien Parks & Recreation Youth Commission hosts their annual Tilley Pond Model Boat Regatta featuring our Pine Wood Sailer “Sharpie”.