Guide at a Glance
Connecticut, United States
Now entering his 20th year as owner of the Mystic Whaler, Captain John is a respected veteran of the windjammer world. Captain John Eginton’s schooner career started in Maine in 1976 with Victory Chimes, the historic three-masted schooner. Six years later, John joined the schooner Voyager as First Mate and sailed the waters of the Caribbean.
In the spring of 1982, he began his life-long journey as a seaman when a voyager took him and left the Virgin Islands and sailed to Mystic, CT. The Captain is a member of the American Sail Training Association and serves on the board of the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race. He is a friendly, experienced, and very knowledgeable person. He looks forward to having you on board soon.