Herreshoff Museum Lecture to Focus on Fastnet Race Capsize

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The Herreshoff Museum of Bristol, Rhode Island, will host a lecture on the Fastnet Race’s Rambler capsize on January 19. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., lecture to start at 7:00 p.m.

Rambler capsized this past August during the Fastnet Race, a 608-mile offshore race that runs from the Isle of Wright to Fastnet Rock, located off the shore of Ireland to the Scilly Isles and finishes at Plymouth. Hear from members of the crew, and Dan O’Conner of Life Raft and Survival Equipment (LRSE) whose pre-race work with the crew and boat assisted in the recovery of all onboard.

The series sponsor is Points East Magazine. Come early and enjoy refreshments from Cisco Brewers and Triple Eight distillery.

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