Lecture: “The Herreshoff WWII Vessels” by Greg Banner

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“The Herreshoff WWII Vessels” by Greg Banner For World War II military service Herreshoff Boatyard produced exactly 100 vessels in five different classes.   These included mine sweepers, coastal transports, PT boats and air-sea rescue boats.  These vessels served in the US Navy, US Army Air Corps, British, Indian and Soviet Navies.    This presentation will provide […]

Lecture: “Temple To The Wind” by Chris Pastore

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“Temple To The Wind: The Story Of America’s Greatest Naval Architect And His Masterpiece, RELIANCE” by Christopher L. Pastore, Ph.D. (Lyons Press, 2005) “Temple to the Wind is as expertly crafted as Nathanael Herreshoff’s epic America’s Cup yacht Reliance. A riveting account of an enigmatic genius and the yacht race that was once as big […]

Virtual Lecture: American Magic – Built in Bristol

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Join us on October 21st for a virtual presentation to hear about the campaign from team members Rob Ouellette (Chief Operating Officer), Tyson Lamond (Boat Captain / Shore Team), Robyn Lesh (Design team member), and Dan Morris (Trimmer). The team will talk about their AC36 experiences, what’s in store for the team for AC37, and answer questions from the audience.

Virtual Lecture by Barbara Semple: “Women at Sea”

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Frances Carleton Brastow Amesbury in the great aunt of Barbara Brastow Semple. Through the reading of her fifteen years of journals and severals and books and diaries, Barbara has been able to put together a travelogue of sorts highlighting women’s voyages, with an emphasis on Frances’ experiences sailing the high seas around the world.