The 12 Days of Boatmas: South Australia

The 12 Days of Boatmas: South Australia

Photo Credit: Jennifer Long South Australia is a work shanty that can often be heard floating across the water from our boats. While there are many interpretations of the ‘sea shanty’ genre, a broad definition is as a particular type of work song that...

American Explorers: Charles Wilkes

In the early years of the 19th century, the young United States developed a self-image as a continental power with interests that stretched to North America’s west coast. After the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, the most important expression of the...