December 2 | 2:30pm | Wavertree | Free
Come aboard the tall ship Wavertree for a unique experience that will bring to life the documentary film “All Hands on Deck: A Modern-Day High Seas Adventure to the Far Side of the World.”
At this event, you’ll become part of the captivating journey of a diverse crew of 30 passionate individuals, including our narrator Will Sofrin. “All Hands on Deck” will show how the fearless team set sail on a daring voyage to transport a replica of the 18th century warship Rose from its home in Newport, Rhode Island, to the bustling heart of Hollywood for use in the 2003 film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. We will see how the crew effectively went back in time to bring to life the old ways of the maritime world, and their hard work on the high seas. You will be on the edge of your seat as we watch the crew confront unpredictable storm-tossed seas and even an actual dismasting––which we will see while on Wavertree, who experienced a dismasting that ended her sailing career.
The film runs for 32 minutes, offering an intense and captivating narrative. This program takes place on the ‘tweendeck below the main deck of Wavertree, which is not a temperature-controlled environment. It can be chilly this time of year, make sure to bring a coat and dress accordingly.
Registration is encouraged for this free event but walkups will be accommodated as possible. A Q&A, book signing, and free wine or sparkling water will follow the presentation.
Will Sofrin’s book, All Hands on Deck: A Modern-Day High Seas Adventure to the Far Side of the World, will be available at the event for purchase and author signing.
Please Note This is a Past Program, Event, or Activity
Extend Your Visit
Access to the tall ship Wavertree is included with your free event ticket. To extend your visit and see more that the Museum has to offer, ask Museum staff about our Pay What You Wish General Admission tickets when you check in.
Anytime between 11am–5pm, get Pay What You Wish General Admission tickets to see more of the Museum. General Admission includes access to all current exhibitions on view in the introduction gallery space at 12 Fulton Street and access to the 1885 tall ship Wavertree. Free timed tickets for a tour of the 1908 lightship Ambrose are available separately at no additional cost.
Tall Ship Wavertree
Wavertree, built in 1885 was operated for many years as a cargo ship sailing around the world.