Matthew Stackpole to speak at Sail M.V.’s dinner series

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The first of the 2014 Winter Dinner and Lectures hosted by and a benefit for Sail Martha’s Vineyard, is this coming Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 6 pm, at the Black Dog Tavern in Vineyard Haven. Enjoy dinner and a talk by Matthew Stackpole of West Tisbury and the Mystic Seaport. The talk is entitled “And She Alone Remains. The Past, Present, and Future of the Charles W. Morgan,” the last wooden whaleship in the world, built and launched in 1841, and now the oldest commercial ship still afloat. In June, she will embark on her 38th voyage making stops at historic seaports in New England, including Vineyard Haven.

The event is $25. For reservations, call 508-696-7644.