Vote for the Boat! Adventuress Visits Pier 55

by Sarah on May 11, 2010 in Day-Tripping,Seattle Events

Adventuress

The schooner Adventuress will visit Pier 55 for the second time on Tuesday (today), May 11 from 2:30-5:30pm.  People are welcome to stop on by for free tours of this historic vessel.  The Adventuress is a 133 foot Gaff topsail two-masted Schooner that currently named a National Historical Landmark.  Since its inception in 1988, Sound Experience, a nonprofit organization educating youth and adults throughout Puget Sound, has used the Adventuress as a tool in environmental eduation and leadership programs while exploring the ecology and history of Puget Sound.  Today, more than 3,000 young people a year sail aboard, experiencing first-hand Puget Sound’s majesty and vulnerability, and how their daily actions will make a difference in the health of the region’s waterways for generations to come (source: soundexp.org)

The schooner Adventuress is currently in the running to win $100,000 courtesy of American Express in the Partners in Preservation grant program.  If awarded the grant, important steps will be taken to help preserve this national historic vessel.

Help the schooner Adventuress win $100,000 and VOTE FOR THE BOAT in the Partners for Preservation grant program.  With your help, Sound Experience will continue to educate children and adults throughout the Puget Sound and the Adventuress will continue to sail for years to come.

VOTE FOR THE BOAT by clicking this link:  http://www.votefortheboat.com/

You can vote once per day.  Contest ends Wednesday, May 12th so VOTE NOW!  The Adventuress is currently tied for first place so we need your vote both today and tomorrow.

Tell Sound Experience you voted and you will be entered in a drawing to win a free sail aboard the Adventuress for you and your friends!

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