Captains John and Pat Welcome You Aboard the Mystic Whaler!
Captain John Eginton
Captain John has been sailing schooners continuously since his career began aboard Maine’s Victory Chimes in 1976. He has sailed extensively on the east and west coasts of the United States and throughout the Caribbean. A graduate of Colby College, Captain John serves on the board of the American Schooner Association, OpSail Connecticut, and is Vice President of the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race. Tall Ships America awarded Captain John its 2015 Sail Trainer of the Year award.
Captain Pat Beck
Captain Pat joined Mystic Whaler in 1985 and has sailed extensively in the Northeast United States and the Caribbean. An avid teacher and crafter, Pat delights in sharing her skills with guests of all ages. A native of Delaware (by way of Maryland), Pat holds a 100-ton Auxiliary Sail license and is proud to be an actively sailing grandmother.