Local authors and speakers on a range of nautical and historical topics. Lectures are hosted either In-Person, Virtually, or as a hybrid of both. Please check the description for details.
Upcoming Lecture Events
May 26, 2022 6:00 pm
“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 […]
June 23, 2022 7:00 pm
“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 […]
May 21, 2020 6:00 pm
Postponed: Local fisherman and writer Sarah Schumann will share the inspiration behind her recent books Simmering the Sea (2018) and Rhode Island’s Shellfish Heritage (2015).
Postponed: In this presentation, Ms. Katz and Dr. Rhode will talk about three of the most important episodes in pre-modern Indian maritime history.
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