Nautical Book Group

Join Dr. Ely Brand for the newest club activity, the MYC Book Group, for monthly discussions of rousing tales of the high seas and local maritime histories. The group will meet monthly at the Clubhouse for two hours of banter and insights. Bring light hors d’oeuvres to share and adult beverages to enjoy as the group relives these epic tales and histories of nautical adventures, misadventures and just good fun.


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2019 Book Group Dates & Books

September 26, 2019 - Thursday - 5 to 7 pm

  • Book:  The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain's Journey  by Linda Greenlaw.
Known to millions of readers of The Perfect Storm as the captain of the Hannah Boden, sister ship to the Andrea Gail, Linda Greenlaw is also known as one of the best sea captains on the East Coas

August 27, 2019 - Tuesday - 5 to 7 pm

  • Book:  In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick.
Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and adventure,
steeped in the lore of whaling, with deep resonance in American literature and history.


July 24, 2019 - Wednesday - 5 to 7 pm