Come out and join the Coupeville Maritime Heritage Foundation, local officials and your island neighbors to welcome Whidbey’s flagship Suva back home!
The Coupeville Maritime Heritage Foundation (CMHF) is hosting a seaworthy celebration to welcome back the historic schooner Suva to Penn Cove on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm Pacific time at the Coupeville Wharf. Coupeville Mayor Molly Hughes will kick off the festivities at 1:00 pm with a dockside ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opening Suva’s 2016 sailing season. This public event will feature several family-fun activities from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm such as:
• Suva dockside tours
• Nautical knot tying demonstrations
• Live and local music, including learning the Suva song
• Information about docent and crewing opportunities
• Basic sailing skills
• Information on upcoming sailings
• Meet the Captains and the crew
The festivities continue 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on the back patio of the Coupeville Wharf featuring live music, appetizers and drinks, while supplies last. In addition, the Salty Mug, located at the end of the wharf, will remain open until 7:00 pm offering coffee, assorted beverages and pastries for sale.
We look forward to seeing you on the wharf!