USCG Certification

Passenger Vessel (Subchapter T)


SoundWaters, Inc. is a non-profit education organization dedicated to protecting Long Island Sound and its watershed through education. Annually SoundWaters offers shipboard and land- based programs to 35,000 children and adults from Connecticut and New York. The schooner SoundWaters is the platform for a variety of programs includes seamanship, navigation, helmsmanship, and field exploration of marine ecosystems. SoundWaters crew includes environmental educators, biologists, naturalists, and a licensed captain. In addition, SoundWaters, Inc. operates the SoundWaters Community Center for Environmental Education, featuring educational exhibits and displays, classroom and community meeting space, a wet lab, and cutting-edge “green” construction. The organization also conducts many free outreach programs, which are offered through public schools and community centers.


Flag: United States of America
Rig: Schooner
Homeport: Stamford, CT
Sparred Length: 80'
LOD: 65'
Draft: 3' - 8'
Beam: 14'
Rig height: 60'
Freeboard: 3' 6
Sail Area: 1510 square feet
Tons: 32
Hull: steel


Who Sails? Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College
Program Type: Maritime History, Marine Science
Normal cruising waters: Long Island Sound
Season: April - November
Built: 1986
Crew: 6
Contact: Michael Bagley
Tel: 203 323 1978
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