History informs our present, and the arts give emotion and meaning to our lives. When these things are lost cultures can become “rudderless” and begin to drift. Without shared stories, cultural and communal connections eventually erode. Our goal at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum, is to preserve and share the wonders of our maritime heritage, highlight our complex interrelationships with the ecology of our coastal waters, and showcase people’s creative expressions of everything related to the sea. 


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A 16th-century shipwreck has been found in Northern Italy.

A 16th-century shipwreck has been found in Northern Italy. But is it a long lost galleon people have been searching for since the 1970s? Gabriele Succi and Edoardo Sbaraini of Rasta Divers were swimming off the village coast of Portofino when they encountered the...


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