Azorean Maritime Heritage Society

Founded in 1997, the Azorean Maritime Heritage Society promotes Azorean culture and shared whaling heritage by raising awareness and pride within New England’s Azorean-American community. They maintain three authentic Azorean whaleboat—Pico, Faial, and Bela Vista—which are used for cultural, historical, and recreational events. Currently, there are only 63 Azorean whaleboats in the world: these are the only three in the United States. You can join AMHS and have the unique opportunity to sail and row these beautiful whaleboats with others during their regular boating schedule in the summer or enjoy 2 free complimentary rows/sails for a unique vacation experience during a short stay in the city.