Author Daisy Nell and young Seal Harbor sailors in the summer of 2016. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SEAL HARBOR LIBRARY

Nell to perform at yacht club

MOUNT DESERT — Author, sailor and singer-songwriter Daisy Nell will read, perform and give tours of the brigantine Redbird at the Seal Harbor Yacht Club, 29 Steamboat Wharf Road, on Wednesday, July 26, at 10 a.m.

Nell hails from the port of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass. During the summer months, she and her husband, Stan Collinson, and two small dogs often dressed in pirate costumes sail the Maine coast performing at folk festivals, music venues and, for the second year, the Seal Harbor Library. Nell is the author of several children’s books about family sailing life. She has written songs to go with each title.

The event for all ages is free. Call 276-5306 in the morning.

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