Pandemics Pass – Herreshoff Stands Fast

Virtual Event, December 10, 2020

Helpline: 781-365-5463 open 8:30am to 9pm EST


Co-chairs: Christine Ayerle & Elisabeth Lavers

Larry Lavers

Bill & Sarah Lynn

Gina MacDonald

Chris & Alison Ponder

Ted Regan & Yuriy Didovych

Robert & Susan Yaro

Rob Ayerle

Richard & Joan Abrams

Thomas Culora &

Ellen J. McDonald

Steve & Gloria Eddleston

Evan & Elizabeth Granoff

David Guertin

David & Laura Jacobs

About the Gala


When: December 10th, 6 – 7:30pm EST

Where: The comfort of your home!

What: Join us for daunting sea stories, celebratory salutes from a few of your favorite sailors, a surprise award ceremony, a live auction, and spoken word from our youth sail instructors!

How a virtual gala works: An access link will be emailed to you in the early afternoon on December 10th granting ticket holders entrance to a videoconference. Another option, is a generous host can include up to 8 additional participants in their own personal videoconference and simultaneously watch the broadcast together. More information below.

Price: Individual tickets range from $25 to $75. Guests are encouraged to be honest, please pick the best price for which you qualify. If you qualify for a group discount and are having difficulty applying it to your ticket purchase, please email Svetlana at or call the helpline at 781-365-5463 for assistance.

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Gala News

Bid at the Gala Auction

Our auction is open with bids welcome below. Bids will be accepted all the way until 7:30 pm on the night of the auction (December 10) with the winners announced live. You need to create an account with to bid if you do not already have one. (This is separate from the HopIn Login sent to your email.) If you are outbid, you will receive an email notification. At 7:30pm, the winning bidders will be announced live on air. Winners will be emailed a link with directions for checkout. Payment is accepted in either credit card or check-by-mail.

Helpline: 781-365-5463 open 8:30am to 9pm EST

Get your Gala Tickets

You’ll not want to miss Herreshoff Marine Museum’s holiday event – all from the comfort of your own home- on the eve of our 50th anniversary. We encourage you to pour a tasty beverage, sit back, and enjoy the show!!

Generous attendees can host up to 8 additional participants by purchasing a “Virtual Table Host” ticket for $750. All hosts will receive a bountiful Herreshoff commemorative gift package to be distributed to their guests at the host’s will (value: $150). In order for your guests to receive their virtual invitation to the Gala, please enter their names and email addresses in the from below before checkout.