Heritage Dinner 2013

Fast Yachts 1812-2012

Guest Speaker:  Steve Killing

The talk will cover the historical quest for speed under sail, when your life depended on it, to the recreational quest for speed, where sailors just behave like their life depends on it. In particular the move from single-hulled vessels to double-hulled catamarans saw a huge leap in speed potential, so large that the New York Yacht club outlawed, for over 100 years, any boat with more than one hull. Current projects to be discussed include two catamarans for different clients that are using  modern materials and outlandish concepts to push the speed barriers. Sailing with crash helmets, and flying over the water is the norm in this new breed of boats.

For further information or to purchase tickets please contact:

Huronia Museum, 549 Little Lake Park Road, Midland, Ontario

705-526-2844 or info@huroniamuseum.com

Heritage Dinner 2013 – Guest Speaker Steve Killing

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