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Nauticus To Host Inaugural SailFest

New event to raise funds and awareness for Sail Nauticus. Norfolk, Va. (July 28, 2022) – Nauticus announces the launch of the first-ever SailFest  to celebrate their signature program, Sail Nauticus. On September 24, 2022, the community is invited to raise funds on…

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The Past, Present and Future of Drones

By: Megan Roche  With Drones: Is the Sky the Limit now open, what better time to learn about these small but powerful fascinating machines. Military Strategy  There are many names for drones, some of which include Remotely Piloted Vehicle (RPV), Unmanned Aerial…

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Nauticus Welcomes First Ever Director of Education and Community Engagement

Nate Sandel brings to Nauticus more than a decade of experience in STEM education. Norfolk, Va. (July 21, 2022) – After a nationwide search, Nauticus is delighted to announce the hiring of Nate Sandel as the Director of Education and Community Engagement. In his new role…

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YELLOWHAB Students Experience Land and Sea Learning at Nauticus

By Allie Wood Climbing aboard the sailboat, a student put a hand over their eyes and peered into the sky. How many of his classmates would it take to reach the top of the rainbow sailboat? The students at Pharrell William’s micro-school, YELLOWHAB, learned just that…

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Get Hooked on Fish at Shark Awareness Day!

By Allie Wood In the corner of your eye, you catch a dark shadow dart by your boat or feel a cool, slimy sensation on your ankle as you wade in our coastal waters. What fish lie in the depths of the Chesapeake Bay?  Did you know, according to the Maryland Department…

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Nauticus Joins Museums for All’s Access Program Initiative

By Allie Wood Access to Nauticus’ engaging STEM to STERN education programs, exhibits and the historic Battleship Wisconsin will become more affordable for people of all backgrounds, as the museum has joined the signature access program Museums for All. Effective July 1…

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Flagship Sailing Academy Celebrates Graduating 2022 Class  

By Allie Wood Looking out onto the crowd, Sail Nauticus Instructor Dylan Guill reflected on his first year as the Academy’s coordinator last Saturday during the graduation ceremony. Fifty students and their family gathered in Sail Nauticus’ pavilion to celebrate their…

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Start on Success Program Helps Prepare Norfolk Students for Life Beyond the Classroom

By Megan Roche You’ve seen them around the Nauticus campus: taking tickets, greeting guests, teaching educational programs, and stocking the gift shop. Norfolk’s Public Schools’ Start on Success students are an integral part of Nauticus staff who help bring the best…

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Tall Ship to Host Summer Sleep Away Camp

By: Megan Roche With the banks of the Elizabeth River and the waters of the Chesapeake Bay right off our shores, the Schooner Virginia is the perfect spot for a water-based summer camp! Is your child ready for the summer of a lifetime? Look no further.  The Schooner's…

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Nauticus Lands National Drones Exhibition

A high-flying examination of the past, present, and future of remotely controlled pilotless aircraft opens Father’s Day Weekend. Norfolk, Va. (May 5, 2022) – Perhaps no other emerging technology has captured the public’s imagination quite like unmanned aerial vehicles…

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