HMC’s Lease Renewal: Your Support is Needed!

HMC’s Lease Renewal: Your Support is Needed!

General
Dear Friends of HMC, We are writing to share some great news and to ask you to show your support for HMC during a critical time in our organization’s history.  Since March 2015, when Town Meeting authorized the Board of Selectmen to enter a lease with HMC for Barnes Wharf, we have been working hard to negotiate the terms.  The town took its obligation to strike a fair bargain for the citizens very seriously and they drove a hard bargain on a variety of points. Overall, the goal of providing a long-term home for community boating in Hingham and better wharf-side amenities have been addressed in this document and we are excited to commence this undertaking. The final product is a lease that the Selectmen have now put out for…
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Youth and Adult Fall Rowing Registration: Now Open!

Youth and Adult Fall Rowing Registration: Now Open!

General, HMC
After a busy summer season, HMC is pleased to announce that registration for Youth and Adult Fall Rowing is now open. Hingham Harbor is absolutely beautiful in the fall and our sturdy fleet of Hudson quads and open water small boats means that we can continue rowing up until the end of October. Don't miss out and be sure to check out our fall class times and options below! The fall adult program begins on Monday, September 12th and it runs for six weeks until the weekend of October 22nd. A variety of different class times and levels are catered to and you can read more about adult rowing options by clicking here. The fall youth program begins on Monday, September 12th and it runs for five weeks, up until…
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End of Season Award Night and Ice Cream Social

End of Season Award Night and Ice Cream Social

General, HMC
  Dear Youth Sailors, Rowers, Parents and Friends, Please join us for our upcoming End of Season Awards and Ice Cream Social, which will be held on Thursday, August 11th from 7pm to 8:30pm. Youth awards, fun, games, dancing and ice cream will help us to wrap up our 2016 summer youth season, and all are welcome to attend! There will also be a silent auction item available to bid on and the opportunity to purchase some new HMC merchandise, including car stickers and youth size apparel. The 'pie-face' jars will also make another appearance, where the children will have an opportunity to contribute towards the 'pie-ing' of one lucky instructor. Tickets are $5/per person and no RSVP is required, but we'd like to remind everyone that there is no parking available on…
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Youth Party on the Wharf: July 20th, 7pm

Youth Party on the Wharf: July 20th, 7pm

General, HMC
HMC is pleased to announce that we will be holding our second annual Youth Party on the Wharf on Wednesday, July 20th from 7pm-9pm. Following from the fun and games at last year's event, all of our youth sailors and rowers (and parents!) are welcome to come to the party and enjoy a nice evening of snacks, music, dancing, games and crafts. The ticket price for the party is $5/per person and they can be purchased at the gate. All proceeds go towards our youth race programs and we hope to see everyone there! Reminder: There is NO parking available at Barnes Wharf on event night. Please plan accordingly!  
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HMC kicks off the Summer Season

HMC kicks off the Summer Season

General
HMC kicked off it's 46th summer season with a fantastic Opening Day on Thursday, June 23rd! Our youth rowers and sailors were treated to perfect conditions with a light wind, bright sky and low humidity. All but two of our Session 1 youth sailing and rowing classes were completely sold out and the class of 2016 already shows a lot of promise! There is still some limited spaces for youth sailors and rowers in Session 2, so please book soon in order to not miss out. Thank you again to Hingham Sports Partnership for sponsoring our new youth sailing fleet and forward to seeing the new Optis at their first regatta on July 14th/15th, at the Hingham Bay Junior Regatta!      
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Miller hired as new Director of Rowing

Miller hired as new Director of Rowing

General, HMC
  Hingham Maritime Center is pleased to announce that Sara Miller has been hired as their new Director of Rowing. Miller, who started this role on May 23rd, 2016, has an extensive background in both collegiate and community rowing and coaching, including significant experience in coastal rowing programs. About her new position, Miller states, "I am delighted to get back to my roots in community rowing and especially with the Hingham Maritime Center. I love working with adults and youth of all ages and experience and I feel that I have a lot to offer to this program and the broader community. There is huge potential and great energy at HMC and I am very excited to take on this role."   Rosamund Conroy, HMC's Executive Director, states, "Sara comes…
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Reminder: 2016 Youth and Adult Sailing Registration Opens March 1st

Reminder: 2016 Youth and Adult Sailing Registration Opens March 1st

General, HMC
  Dear Sailors and Parents, A reminder to all that Youth and Adult Sailing registration opens on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016.  Please book early to avoid missing out! We have all of our favorite classes returning for the 2016 season, as well as a new one (Learn to Race Opti) and the return of a popular 2015 pilot class: Beginner Venture 12+ (for new sailors, ages 12 and up). To create a customer account or book a class, please click here to visit our registration page. To browse our Youth Sailing Schedule, Fees and Dates, please click here. To browse our Adult Sailing Schedule, Fees and Dates, please click here. For FAQs about our Sailing program, please click here. If you still have any sailing specific questions, please email: sailing@hinghammaritime.org…
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