Historic Seaport Sail on Argo Navis with Cori Convertito
6-May from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM$75.00 - $90.00
Two Hour Historic Harbor Tour with Dr. Cori Convertito on the S/V Argo Navis talking about ‘Our Working Waterfront’
Sail into historic exploration with Key West Art & Historical Society curator & historian Dr. Cori Convertito aboard the luxury sailing catamaran Argo Navis
On Saturday, May 6, Cori will lead an illuminating morning seafaring excursion presented by Key West Art & Historical Society aboard the luxury catamaran SV Argo Navis, departing from the dock at 0 Margaret Street at 9:00 a.m. and returning at 11:00 a.m.
Passengers will enjoy Bloody Marys, mimosas or non-alcoholic beverages along with lite breakfast fare as Cori explores the diversity of work along Key West’s waterfront and will reveal the complex interconnections of waterfront work. Diverse forms of work ranged from shipbuilding, wrecking, sponging, turtling, shrimping and fishing. It also looks at how the waterfront has changed over time, the reasons for these changes and implications for the future..
Space is limited to 50 passengers – early registration is recommended.
This project is sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture and the State of Florida, with additional support provided by The Helmerich Trust and S/V Argo Navis.