Homeport 2021 Live and Silent Auction

Proceeds from the  Homeport by the Bay Live and Silent Auctions and Fund-A-Need support the work CCS does every day to advance the scientific understanding of our marine and coastal ecosystems, address community needs, and respond to our rapidly changing world. To place a proxy bid on  any of these items, please contact us at [email protected] or call 508-487-3622 x 100.

Live Auction

Luxury Whale Watch on Silver Bank, Dominican Republic An unforgettable 8-day/7-night whale watching experience awaits you! Join Aquatic Adventures aboard a 124’ custom-designed live-aboard dive boat and cruise in luxury to Silver Bank, located 90 km north of the Dominican Republic and one of the world’s largest mating and calving grounds for humpback whales. While on-board, watch spectacular whale surface activity—flipper slapping, breaching, lob-tailing, and more—with the option to swim and snorkel alongside these magnificent animals. Aquatic Adventures is the industry’s leader; it established the guidelines and set the standards for all operators on the Silver Bank over 30 years ago. Trip is for two people. Value: $9,000  Minimum Bid: $6,000 Donated by Tom Conlin, Aquatic Adventures


Bank Street – Original Painting by Paul Schulenburg Take home a little piece of downtown Wellfleet!  Paul Schulenburg is an internationally collected artist whose work has shown in the Hopper House Museum, twice in solo shows at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, and in many group exhibitions at CCMA, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and Cahoon Museum of American Art. He has appeared over a dozen times in respected national art publications including the cover of American Art Collector. Schulenburg won the Patrons’ Choice Award at the Copley Society of art and was awarded a month long residency at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown MA. He is juried member of Oil Painters of America and the National Oil and Acrylic Painters of America. In 1987 he was commissioned by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to create a portrait of museum trustee Eliot Forbes. Value: $1,350  Minimum Bid: $750 Donated by Paul Shulenburg, Addison Art Gallery


Coastal Breeze – Original Painting by Paul Batch You can almost smell the salt air! Paul Batch is a contemporary painter praised for his evocative atmospheric landscapes. His paintings are a poetic response to the fleeting and ephemeral light cast by the passing sun or rising moon. He focuses on transitions, painting various times of day, changing weather, and the rich seasons New England offers. “My work reflects the tone and qualities offered by nature. I strive to convey a felt experience through my art. Though most of my work is representational, I keep myself open to embracing the more abstract elements of each individual scene.” Paul received his BFA and MFA from the Hartford Art School where he studied under the late great Stephen Brown. He is an award-winning member of Oil Painters of America and Portrait Society of America. His work has appeared in numerous publications including the Artist’s Magazine, International Artist and Fine Art Connoisseur. Value: $2,300  Minimum Bid: $1,200 Donated by Paul Batch, Addison Art Gallery

BMW Bicycle Whether you’re biking the trails in the Province Lands or taking a ride down Main Street, this is the bicycle for you! Medium size, ideal for rider height approximately 5’4 – 5’10 | Sporty handles for better grip | Rigid fork in frame color | Hydraulic disc brake: Shimano 180 mm (front)/160 mm (behind) | Comfortable hub gear: low-maintenance and low wear | Selle Royal saddle: Freccia in Black | Wheels: Rody Airline, 28″ | 28” Continental tires, Cruise contact | Frame design developed in collaboration with Designworks Value: $1,020  Minimum Bid: $500 Donated by BMW Peabody

Colonial Tables of Cape Cod Adjustable Stand-Up Desk Working from home? Work in an office setting and just want a beautiful desk? With three programmable settings, this desk is the perfect mix of modern amenities and beautiful old wood. You’re sure to be comfortable throughout your work day – whether you’re sitting or standing! Cape Cod Colonial Tables crafts heirloom quality tables and benches from reclaimed barn timbers that you and your family will cherish for generations to come. They specialize in American chestnut, native New England white pine, farmhouse doors and barnwood – though you could find other unique pieces and materials from time-to-time. Whether you like rustic or beautifully polished and aged, they have something for everyone! Value: $2,500  Minimum Bid: $1,000 Donated by John & Kim Fullmer, Cape Cod Colonial Tables
Private Sail with Dr. Charles “Stormy” Mayo on the Schooner Istar Set sail with Stormy Mayo and his first mate (and wife), Laura Ludwig, aboard Istar, the 36-foot sailing schooner that Stormy built in his front yard over the course of 38 years. Enjoy a few hours off-shore under billowing sails, some cocktails, and great company! Stormy is co-founder of the Center for Coastal Studies and he directs the Center’s research on the endangered North Atlantic right whale. Laura manages the Center’s Marine Debris and Plastics Program. Together, with their experiences and wonderful personalities, they have great stories to share, some which may only be suitable for the high seas!  The trip accommodates up to four people; to be held on a mutually agreeable date in 2022. Value: $1,500  Minimum Bid: $750 Donated by Stormy Mayo

Private Wildlife Excursion with CCS Biologist Lisa Sette Join Lisa Sette for a 2-3 hour excursion to see the gray seals, sea birds and other wildlife in Provincetown and the Cape Cod National Seashore. Gray seals began to use the west end of Provincetown Harbor as an area to congregate and rest over the past decade. Learn about their fascinating life history and look for some individuals that CCS has cataloged over the years.  Enjoy lunch, beverages and terrific conversation! Value: $1,500  Minimum Bid: $750 Donated by Lisa Sette

Watching Over Provincetown – Original Oil Painting by Jonathan McPhillips
Visitors to Provincetown will instantly recognize this view of the Dolphin Fleet whale watch vessel docked at MacMillan Pier. Jonathan McPhillips graduated from Connecticut College in 1993 with a Cum Laude Distinction in Fine Art. Working equally in the studio and on location, his work includes the harbors, beaches, vessels, and architecture of our coastal marine environment—a celebration of coastal New England. Recent accomplishments include multiple awards in juried shows at the Salmagundi Club, NY, NY and the achievement of signature status in The American Impressionists Society. Jonathan continues to be invited by the U.S. Department of State to participate in the “Art in Embassies” program which  has sent his work to U.S. embassies around the globe.
Value: $3,600  Minimum Bid: $1,800
Donated by Jonathan McPhillips, Addison Art Gallery

Seafoam Surf – Original Oil Painting by SaraJane Doberstein A beachcombers delight! SaraJane’s painting style ranges from traditional representational to contemporary realism, and her work reflects a fascination with the natural world and its transformations. Whether her subject is a glossy cluster of cherries, the chipped paint of an antique, or the colorful jumble of seashells on a beach, her paintings capture the larger-than-life essence of everyday objects and scenes. Her playful, whimsical approach to her subjects is balanced by a technical mastery of paint, which combines to create detailed, thoughtful, and energetic compositions. SaraJane is a Signature member of Oil Painters of America, American Women Artists, and the American Society of Marine Artists. Her work has been included and won awards in many prominent juried exhibitions across North America including the Grand Prize winner with the American Women Artists Rockwell Museum show, Oil Painters of America, American Women Artists and Salon International.  She has been featured in several publications, including Southwest Art’s “21 Under 31” and “Start Your Collection”, American Art Collector and International Artist Magazine.
Value: $2,000 Minimum Bid: $1,000
Donated by SaraJane Doberstein, Addison Art Gallery

Silent Auction

No Lifeguard Today – Original oil painting by Andrea Petitto

Value: $1,100  Minimum bid: $550
Donated by Andrea Petitto, Addison Art Gallery

$500 Gift Certificate to Spend on Original Art at the Addison Art Gallery

Valid through December 18, 2021
Value: $500  Minimum bid: $250
Donated by Helen Addison, Addison Art Gallery

Quiet Winter Day – Original oil painting by Catherine Skowron

Value: $850  Minimum bid: $450
Donated by Catherine Skowron

A One-night Stay for Two at the Boston Yacht Haven Inn and Marina
Valid through November 1, 2022. Some blackout dates apply.
Value: $500  Minimum bid: $200
Donated by Ann & Chuck Lagasse

Donated by Nauset Farms

Sunny Sunday – Original oil painting by Maryalice Eizenberg

Value: $1,300  Minimum bid: $650
Donated by Maryalice Eizenberg, Addison Art Gallery

$300 Gift Basket from Nauset Farms, Orleans

Value: $300  Minimum bid: $150
Donated by Nauset Farms

Blue Claw Seal Tour Sunset Cruise for 10 Passengers
Value: $750  Minimum bid: $300
Donated by Cathy and Rob Wissman, Blue Claw Seal Tours

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