Born in London, England Leslie Leaney is the Executive Director of the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame. In 1992 he co-founded the Historical Diving Society of America and is the Publisher and Executive Editor of The Journal of Diving History, a Santa Barbara based quarterly journal that mails to over 30 countries. Leaney has worked as an historical consultant for National Geographic, the BBC, the US Navy, the History Channel and others, and his research as been translated and published internationally. He is the recipient of numerous diving industry awards and is a Founding Trustee of Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.
West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Islands will be showing on KCET Cox HD 1008 in SB
Monday, May 23 at 7:00 pm
Monday, May 30 at 7:00 pm
With repeats the following Saturdays at 7:00 pm
DVD’s of the entire 3-hour film available now at the SBMM Museum Store
First Place couple on the Amazing Race in Santa Barbara Harbor
The latest cruise ship to hit our shore was greeted by a Gray May Morning, but it looks like the sun will be kind and shine soon.
SBMM ED Greg Gorga with Doug and Kathleen Williams of the Central Coast Lighthouse Keepers before his presentation to that group on how SBMM brought the Point Conception Lighthouse to SB.
SBMM Executive Director Greg Gorga receiving the President’s gavel from outgoing Council of American Maritime Museum’s President Dave Pearson.
DVD copies of West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Islands are now for sale at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum store for $19.95!
If you purchased a ticket through SBMM to the film premiere in March, you will receive 2 DVD copies of the movie. Drop by the museum during normal business hours (10 AM to 5 PM every day except Wednesday) and a staff member will be more than happy to help you claim your DVDs.
Thank you for supporting SBMM
Walter from Partners In Education picking up the ten monitors and keyboards SBMM donated yesterday to be used by low-income families in Santa Barbara County. We will be donating our old computers to PIE next week.
Before you go the the Kite Festival, stop by our Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Store to purchase our unique Tallship kite.