About the Waterfront

Capitalizing on the College's prime waterfront location, outstanding facilities, and dedicated staff we encourage the community and the entire region to take advantage of the programs offered at one of the best waterfront facilities in the country!

Varsity Sailing Team

Maritime College sailing team has a long, proud tradition dating back to 1944. The Privateer Sailing Team is consistently ranked among the Top 20 teams in the nation according to Sailing World’s coaches poll. 

Varsity Crew Team

Crew Coach, Commandant of Cadets and Master of the Training Ship Empire State VI Captain Rick Smith has a knack for integrating the discipline taught in the regiment to successful rowers. Past Dad Vail Coach of the Year Captain Smith’s team consistently finish at or near the top of every regatta they enter. 


Maritime students put their leadership training into action by creating and running dozens of recreational clubs on campus including several on the water such as the sailing, kayak, SCUBA diving, and fishing clubs. Contact Student Life for a complete list of clubs on campus.

Community Programs

In support of the Waterfront’s mission we are excited about the opportunity to share our prime waterfront location, outstanding facilities, dedicated staff, and maritime education experience to offer: