Know the Ropes: Museum News and Stories

The Christmas Tree Ship

How Captain H. Schuenemann and his ship the Rouse Simmons brought Christmas joy to generations of children.

The Christmas Tree Ship
13 December 2021

canada's corvettes

In any and all weather.

Remembering Canada's Corvettes
8 November 2021

don't bannock! it's just a ghost ship

The story of how a Kingstonian manned ship became “The Flying Dutchman” of the Great Lakes.

Don't Bannock! It's Just A Ghost Ship
30 October 2021

2020 Canadian Sailing Hall of Fame Inductions
14 new Inductees to the Canadian Sailing Hall of Fame
15 Oct 2021

In The News

Summer 2021 update from the Chair of the Museum, Chris West.

Word from the Chair - Summer 2021
20 September 2021

marine arms race on the Great Lakes

A reminiscence of strong wind on a relaxing afternoon

Nicholas Henderson and His Old-Timey Paintings
17 September 2021

marine arms race on the Great Lakes

We shall take control of the waters, so we may control the war!

The Marine Arms Race on the Great Lakes
10 September 2021

Bruce Kirby in International 14 foot dinghy
Bruce Kirby - A Canadian Sailing Legend on the International Stage
8 Sept 2021