The Rincon Classic surfing competition waiting game for the right conditions is about to start. We wish all surfers luck in catching the perfect wave.
Museums Score Big with Chumash Tournament
SBMM is grateful for the generosity of the Chumash. Thank you!
Loaded with over 300 passengers and crew, bags of mail, and $1 million in gold, the steamship departed San Francisco for Panama on December 2, 1853… At 11:00 pm, the Winfield Scott crashed into a large rock off Middle Anacapa at full speed, striking two holes in the bow. The stern then struck, knocking away the rudder, and the ship began to sink.
Visit SBMM and learn more about this infamous shipwreck and much more.
Someone had a good day of fishing.
Event Featured Tastings from Top Chefs, a Cooking Demo, and a Q&A with Fishermen
Here is a small taste of life under the platforms. Visit SBMM November 16, 2017 – April 30, 2018 to see his photos and learn of his dream in saving that life.
photo by John Flandrick
It was a cold and overcast day in Boston on October 21, 1797. The dismal weather must have been well matched to the anxiety of George Claghorn as he stood on the wharf of Hartt’s Shipyard in the North End of Boston, waiting for high tide… more.
Friday SBMM hosted the annual conference for the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) and on Saturday we hosted the 25th Anniversary conference for the Historical Diving Society (HDS).
In the photo is HDS Co-Founder and SBMM Founding Board Member Leslie Leaney with Zale Parry, holder of diving records and former star of “Kingdom of the Sea” and the television series “Sea Hunt” with Lloyd Bridges, and SBMM Executive Director Greg Gorga.
Frances Morehart and family aboard the Ranger for her 100-year Birthday Celebration. Before SBMM opened its doors, Jack (now deceased) and Frances Morehart donated the Ranger to SBMM. Ranger is now the Museum’s Flagship, and is the oldest vessel in the Santa Barbara Harbor!