April 20, 2023

Lecture Video: Evelyn Ansel at the 2023 Classic Yacht Symposium

"Safeguarding the Herreshoff legacy for the sailors of the future"

"Safeguarding the Herreshoff legacy for the sailors of the future"
Presented by Evelyn Ansel

March 25, 2023

The 2023 CYS Helsinki conference was a grand success, with a turnout of 350 attendees who were treated to an exceptional array of presentations on diverse topics ranging from Herreshoff history, design inspiration, preserving classic yachts, and round-the-world single-handed sailing. The highlight of the event was the presentation of the Singoalla Award to the Herreshoff Marine Museum (HMM) in recognition of its ongoing efforts towards preserving classic yachting history.

Exciting news for those who missed out on the conference: all the presentations from the event are now available online! Click here to access the full program and catch up on all the fascinating talks you may have missed.

In one of these presentations, our curator, Evelyn Ansel, takes us on a journey through the history of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, highlighting how the legacy of the company has been carried on by the Herreshoff Marine Museum and other institutions around the world. Evelyn's objective is to establish the Herreshoff Marine Museum as a role model for other institutions by emphasizing open access to data and exhibitions.

Overall, the 2023 CYS Helsinki conference was an exceptional event that brought together passionate individuals from different parts of the world who share a love for classic yachting. The availability of the presentations online ensures that the knowledge shared at the conference can be accessed and enjoyed by people worldwide for years to come.