The Herreshoff Marine Museum’s Annual Lecture Series brings the knowledge of established authors, sailors, and experts directly to the public. Learn from some of the best sailors, writers, historians, and accomplished individuals amongst historic Herreshoff Boats and the America’s Cup Hall of Fame.
Doors open at 6pm Lecture starts at 7pm.
Museum Lectures are $10 for members and $18 for non members.
Tickets & Membership can be purchased at the door.
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Please note: you will not receive a physical ticket. Your name will be added to a list which will be checked by desk staff on the evening of the event. All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable.
October 23: Naval War College Professor John Jackson: “Rise of the Drones”
This season’s Lecture Series begins on October 23rd with John Jackson, professor at the U.S. Naval War College. Jackson’s lecture, “Rise of the Drones” will provide an overview of the various unmanned aerial vehicle systems now in use and in development, including the Global Hawk, the Predator, and the Unmanned Carrier Launched Air System. He will also discuss some of the legal and ethical implications of using robots in warfare.
November 20: JP Mouligne & Family: Sailing from Bristol, RI to France
January 22: Annual Carlton Pinheiro Lecture by author Llewellen Howland:
"No Ordinary Being: W. Starling Burgess, Inventor, Naval Architect, Poet, Aviation Pioneer, & Master of American Design"
February 19: Sandy Lee, "Insights into the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company"
March 19: Ask the Experts
A panel of boating experts to discuss spring maintenance work, mistakes to avoid, and more.
April 16: Halsey Herreshoff: “What You Don’t Know About the Herreshoffs: NC4, Automobiles, Motorcycles, & Much More”
May: (tbd) Charlie Enright & Crew Update on the Volvo Ocean Race
June 18: Dyer Jones: The History of the 12 Metre Class