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Ultimate Sailing – 30 Years of Yacht Racing Photography

January 16, 2014 – January 16, 2014

113 Harbor Way, Suite 190

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by Sharon Green

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California

When: Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 7 pm

Members only Reception at 6:15 pm

The trademark photography of Sharon Green, “who shoots to thrill”, captures the true essence of competitive sailing at the highest levels. Whether hanging from helicopters or clinging to chase boats, she knows how to freeze the action and preserve its energy in a single frame.

Sharon Green will present a slideshow of images from 30+ years of Ultimate Sailing. Sharon will talk about the rigors and challenges of her unique specialization in competitive yacht racing photography and the creation of her brand Ultimate Sailing. She will share some of her behind the scenes stories of working in the world with yachting’s elite as well as discuss the changes in camera equipment and the transition of photography from film to digital.

Sharon Green has been capturing electrifying images of performance sailing for more than 30 years. Her annual Ultimate Sailing Calendar, featuring the highlights of competitive sailing, is eagerly anticipated by yachting and photography enthusiasts worldwide. Sharon has been published in major boating publications, both locally and internationally, since she first took up a camera while still in high school. In recognition of her extraordinary accomplishments in photography Sharon was awarded an honorary Master’s Degree from the prestigious Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, California, where she lives with her daughter Michaela and son Kieran.

Sharon is happiest when she is on the water or hanging from a helicopter in search of the elusive image that can be called ‘Ultimate Sailing’. “My greatest satisfaction is when it all comes together: the anticipation, the planning, the organizing, the traveling, the epic conditions – to create a thrilling photograph. The pursuit of ‘Ultimate Sailing’ images never seems to grow old. Three decades and I still love the challenge of creating memorable images for my clients and the calendar.”

NOTE: This lecture will be paired with an exhibit of Sharon’s photography in the Munger Theater.

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End of a New Beginning

The latest Lighthouse Digest article on our Point Conception Lighthouse Lens.

http://www.lighthousedigest.com/Digest/StoryPage.cfm?StoryKey=3878

Lis Perry

Development and Membership Coordinator

(805) 962-8404 ext. 102

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Founder’s Reception

December 5, 2013 – December 5, 2013

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Description:

A hearty thank you to our supporters

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
When: Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 7 pm

Cost: Free (members), $10 (non-members).

Ken Richardson will give a presentation on
the factors leading up to the attack on Pearl
Harbor and his personal experiences there
that day.

The presentation will be followed by a wine
and dessert reception.

Please RSVP at (805) 962-8404 x115

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Parade of Lights on the Channel Cat

December 8, 2013 – December 8, 2013

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Description:

Join the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum fundraiser aboard the Channel Cat

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Check in at the Sailing Center • 4:30pm
Boarding • 4:45pm
Boat leaves the dock • 5:15pm

Wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres served.

Catering by Spices ‘N Rice

Members • $75 per person
NonMembers • $100 per person

Tickets: Go to www.sbmm.org or call (805) 962-8404 x115

Seating is Limited!

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SBMM Maritime Tastings

October 23, 2013 – October 23, 2013

113 Harbor Way, Suite 190

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Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
What: Enjoy presentations by Fishermen and Scientists, as well as tastings by local Chefs.
When: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Time: 7 pm
Why: To celebrate local seafood and fishermen
Cost: $20 (members), $30 (non-members)
RSVP: (805) 962-8404 x115
Visit: www.sbmm.org

The museum will be hosting three nights of fresh seafood presentations and cooking demonstrations during the month of October. Local fishermen and seafood producers will give a short presentation on how they harvest fresh seafood, followed by a presentation by scientists/experts on the catch, and a demonstration by local chefs on how to prepare each item.

Mussels will be featured on October 23rd, with presentations by local mariculturalists Bernard Friedman of Santa Barbara Mariculture and Doug Bush of Cultured Abalone; marine biologists Dr. Gretchen Hofmann and Dr. Morgan Kelly of UCSB’s Hofmann Laboratory, and Chef Michael Hutchings of Michael’s Catering.

Each presentation will also feature tastings from local wineries and businesses.  Guest appearances will be made by SBMM’s partner organizations, the Ty Warner Sea Center and Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara, to discuss sustainable seafood events and efforts. Tickets are $20 for Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and American Institute of Wine and Food members, and $30 for non-members. For ticket information please contact the Museum Store at (805) 962-8404 x115.

This is being held in collaboration with the American Institute of Wine and Seafood and the Ty Warner Sea Center, and these events are part of Santa Barbara’s Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s Epicure promotion. On October 10th the Ty Warner Sea Center will hold their annual Sensational Seafood Event on Sterns Wharf (not included in the Maritime Museum series).

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SBMM Maritime Tastings

October 16, 2013 – October 16, 2013

113 Harbor Way, Suite 190

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Description:

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
What: Enjoy presentations by Fishermen and Scientists, as well as tastings by local Chefs.
When: Wednesdays, October 16 and 23, 2013
Time: 7 pm
Why: To celebrate local seafood and fishermen
Cost: $20 (members), $30 (non-members)
RSVP: (805) 962-8404 x115
Visit: www.sbmm.org

The museum will be hosting three nights of fresh seafood presentations and cooking demonstrations during the month of October. Local fishermen and seafood producers will give a short presentation on how they harvest fresh seafood, followed by a presentation by scientists/experts on the catch, and a demonstration by local chefs on how to prepare each item.

Uni will be featured on October 16th, with presentations by local uni diver Bill Hooten; marine biologist Dr. Pauline Yu of UCSB’s Hofmann Laboratory; and Chef Justin West of Julienne in Santa Barbara.

Mussels will be featured on October 23rd, with presentations by local mariculturalists Bernard Friedman of Santa Barbara Mariculture and Doug Bush of Cultured Abalone; marine biologists Dr. Gretchen Hofmann and Dr. Morgan Kelly of UCSB’s Hofmann Laboratory, and Chef Michael Hutchings of Michael’s Catering.

Each presentation will also feature tastings from local wineries and businesses.  Guest appearances will be made by SBMM’s partner organizations, the Ty Warner Sea Center and Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara, to discuss sustainable seafood events and efforts. Tickets are $20 for Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and American Institute of Wine and Food members, and $30 for non-members. For ticket information please contact the Museum Store at (805) 962-8404 x115.

This series is being held in collaboration with the American Institute of Wine and Seafood and the Ty Warner Sea Center, and these events are part of Santa Barbara’s Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s Epicure promotion. On October 10th the Ty Warner Sea Center will hold their annual Sensational Seafood Event on Sterns Wharf (not included in the Maritime Museum series).

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SBMM Maritime Tastings

October 2, 2013 – October 2, 2013

113 Harbor Way, Suite 190

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Description:

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
What: Enjoy presentations by Fishermen and Scientists, as well as tastings by local Chefs.
When: Wednesdays, October 2, 16, and 23, 2013
Time: 7 pm

Why: To celebrate local seafood and fishermen
Cost: $20 (members), $30 (non-members)
(The series of three events can be purchased for $50 for members and $75 for nonmembers)
RSVP: (805) 962-8404 x115
Visit: www.sbmm.org

The museum will be hosting three nights of fresh seafood presentations and cooking demonstrations during the month of October. Local fishermen and seafood producers will give a short presentation on how they harvest fresh seafood, followed by a presentation by scientists/experts on the catch, and a demonstration by local chefs on how to prepare each item.

Rock Crab will be featured on October 2nd, with presentations by local crabber Rick Guiterrez; author and local fisheries historian Mick Kronman; and Chef James Sly of Sly’s Restaurant in Carpinteria.

Uni will be featured on October 16th, with presentations by local uni diver Bill Hooten; marine biologist Dr. Pauline Yu of UCSB’s Hofmann Laboratory; and Chef Justin West of Julienne in Santa Barbara.

Mussels will be featured on October 23rd, with presentations by local mariculturalists Bernard Friedman of Santa Barbara Mariculture and Doug Bush of Cultured Abalone; marine biologists Dr. Gretchen Hofmann and Dr. Morgan Kelly of UCSB’s Hofmann Laboratory, and Chef Michael Hutchings of Michael’s Catering.

Each presentation will also feature tastings from local wineries and businesses.  Guest appearances will be made by SBMM’s partner organizations, the Ty Warner Sea Center and Commercial Fishermen of Santa Barbara, to discuss sustainable seafood events and efforts. Tickets are $20 for Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and American Institute of Wine and Food members, and $30 for non-members. The series of three events can be purchased for $50 for members and $75 for non-members. For ticket information please contact the Museum Store at (805) 962-8404 x115.

This series is being held in collaboration with the American Institute of Wine and Seafood and the Ty Warner Sea Center, and these events are part of Santa Barbara’s Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s Epicure promotion. On October 10th the Ty Warner Sea Center will hold their annual Sensational Seafood Event on Sterns Wharf (not included in the Maritime Museum series).

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Sculpting & the Lost Wax Casting of the Santa Barbara Dolphin Fountain and the Puerto Vallarta…

November 21, 2013 – November 21, 2013

113 Harbor Way, Suite 190

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Description:

…Sister Cities Foundation Lecture
by Bud Bottoms

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
When: Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 7 pm
Members only Reception at 6:15 pm
Cost: Free (members), $10 (non-members).
Register below online or call (805) 962-8404 x115
(please register for tickets early to guarantee admittance)

James “Bud” Bottoms is a native Californian who lives in Santa Barbara, where he has spent his life swimming and diving. His art education began at Jefferson Machamer School of Art in Santa Monica from 1947-48 and continued at the University of California-Santa Barbara from 1948-52. He worked for many years as an art director for GE’s think tank TEMPO, but after a powerful dream he had in 1978 of a woman with a dolphin, he was inspired to sculpt and to commit his life to marine mammal awareness and protection.

Bottoms became a committed environmental activist in 1969, when Santa Barbara experienced an oil blowout which polluted the ocean and devastated the local beaches, killing sea birds and marine life.

In addition to other local environmental protection projects, Bottoms has won numerous awards in recognition of his art and his contributions to protecting the oceans. Paul Watson of Sea Shepard, Ric O’Barry of Earth Island Institute, the Greenpeace crew of The Rainbow Warrior, Jacques and his son Jon-Michel Cousteau, Mikhail Gorbachev of Green Cross International, and Ted Danson of American Oceans Campaign are recipients of Bottoms’ bronze dolphin sculptures.

Bottoms is internationally known for his fountains and monuments in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; Toba City, Japan; and Dingle, Ireland.

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