Sea History 069 - Spring 1994

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Sail Training Conference Expands on Safety Theme "Our finest yet" is how the American Sail Training Association (ASTA) described its 1993 Annual Sail Training conference held in Toronto last November. The event marked a numberoffirsts for AST A. It was the first ever joint Canadian Sail Training Association (CSTA)-ASTA Conference and was held in conjunction with the first International Safety Forum organized with help from the British Sail Training Association (STA). The Forum attracted representatives from the UK, Australia, Oman, Japan , Ireland and the Netherlands. With the growing number of international sail training events comes a need for understanding. Participants discussed safety in sail training from the regulatory perspective in general and during tall ship events in particular. Plans are afoot to make the Forum an annual event. Proceedings from the International Safety Forum will be transcribed and made available from AST A, PO Box 1459, Newport RI 02840.

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New Maritime Center in Milwaukee A new maritime center opened on the Milwaukee waterfront in late 1993. The Milwaukee Maritime Center, located at 500 N. Harbor Drive, in the former offices of the Port of Milwaukee, opened with a ship model and artwork exhibit entitled "Great Lakes Shipping: Past and Present." The Center plans to provide maritime and ecological education programs and construct and operate a full-sized reproduction of a Great Lakes cargo schooner as an educational facility and a promotional tool for Milwaukee and the state. The Center is a project of Milwaukee Lake Schooner, Ltd. , 500 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee WI 53202. Waterfront Top Honor Awards to Duluth, Winnepeg and San Antonio Top honors in the Waterfront Center' s seventh annual juried "Excellence on the Waterfront" competition were awarded last October to three North American cities. Top Honor Awards for current projects went to the City of Duluth for its Downtown Waterfront, a project that impressed the jury for its retained industrial character and large public art effort, and the City of Winnipeg for its Assiniboine Riverwalk and Bonnycastle Park project, on account of SEA HISTORY 69, SPRING 1994

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