Author to Speak on 1968 Golden Globe Race
February 2, 2012
On February 9, author Peter Nichols will discuss his book Voyage for Madmen at the IYRS & Museum of Yachting Book Club.
Nichols’ book is an account of the 1968 Golden Globe race. In this singlehanded, solo, non-stop race around the world, 9 sailors left England in small sailboats navigating by sextant and paper chart to accomplish what many considered an ultimate test. Only 1 sailor finished the race.
- Time: 7:00 p.m.
- Where: IYRS Newport Campus (Aquidneck Mill Building/Library, 449 Thames Street/4th Floor, Newport, RI).
To attend please RSVP:
- Email: Jay Picotte at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call: (401-848-5777 x222)