Sea Shanty Camp - Victoria, BC - 19/20 Sep 2009
Presented by the MMBC

Where: At the Maritime Museum of British Columbia, 28 Bastion Square [MapQuest] in Victoria, BC  

When: Saturday/Sunday - 19/20 September 2009

What: We’ll explore the history of sailing ships, the shanties that were sung to speed the work and pass the time – and we’ll sing! A lot!

Who: It’s led by shantyman Hank Cramer; Captain Les Bolton of LADY WASHINGTON; JD Erskine, former sail training mate of the schooner MAPLE LEAF; and Dr. Brian Maskew

How to Sign Up: Contact the Museum at 250.385.4222 ext 111, or e-mail  Class size is limited to first 50 registrants

Cost: $60 CAD + GST, includes tuition, lunch, and refreshments

Colour flyer [1.5 MB PDF] Free Foxit PDF reader.

For some background on prior Sea Shanty Camps, please visit

An evolving list of nautical resource books that were on display at the SSC @ MMBC. ADD 090926
Spread sheet in .ods (Open native format) and as a PDF.

Victoria Nautical Song Circle
Updated 2009/09/27