• Here you can access the latest newsletter (June 2021). If you wish to receive regular updates, send an e-mail to
  • The General Assembly of EMH will take place in December 2021; whether as a virtual conference or a personal meeting will be decided according to the further development of COVID-19 related restrictions.
  • A meeting of the General Board of EMH is scheduled for September 2021.
  • The Daily Management Board of EMH evaluates the possibilities of an EU-funded project under the INTERREG-Program together with a professional consultancy. 
  • A White Paper on the problem of international travel on traditional vessels has been drafted, it can be downloaded in the membership section.
  • It was decided to cancel this years’ Congress in Pylos, Greece, mainly due to the uncertainties around COVID 19. The General Board will discuss the 2022 congress in its next meeting.
  • The Safety Council of EMH met online on 10 May and 7 June 2021, 4 p.m. (CET)
  • The presentation of Francesc Despuig Carreras on lateen-rigged boats in the Mediterranean during our webinar is now online on our YouTube-channel.
  • The second webinar of EMH is coming up on Thursday, 29 April 2021, at 17.00 CET. It will deal with lateen sails in Catalonia.
  • Joao de Almeida, David Morgan, and Thomas Hoppe were invited by the Maritime Heritage Trust (UK) to speak about What EMH does for uson 26 April 2020, 20.00 CET
  • EMH has opened a YouTube-channel
  • True Bearing, the monthly messages of our president, have been launched
  • The next congress of EMH shall take place in the first half of September in Pylos, Greece, should circumstances allow. It will mainly deal with replicas and a revision of the Barcelona Charter.
  • The first Heritage Talks of EMH will take place on 15 and 29 April, dealing with international travel on traditional boats and lateen sails
  • The Board of Trustees of the EMH-Foundation will hold its next meeting via zoom on March 30, 2020.
  • EMH is closely cooperating with the UK Heritage Harbor Initiative. Here is their latest newsletter (March 2020).


  • Our former president, David T. Morgan, has been elected as Honorary Member of EMH for his outstanding services to the organization (December 2020).
  • EMH has a new president. The General assembly voted unanimously for Joao de Almeida from Portugal (October 2020).