- An Evening with Champion Sailor Ken Read at Mystic Seaport
- Oct 31, 2012 7:00 pm h - 9:00 pm h
- Mystic Seaport - Mystic
- In Mystic
One of the world's most accomplished and celebrated sailors, Ken Read, will give an exciting presentation about his firsthand experience with the Volvo Ocean Race. Come hear Read describe what it is like to experience the adversity and thrills of ocean racing in some of the world's fastest sailboats.
Read has twice been at the helm of Dennis Conner's America's Cup programs, was twice named "United States Rolex Yachtsman of the Year," and has 46 World, North American, and National Championships to his credit. He was skipper of PUMA Ocean Racing team's il Mostro in the 2008-2009 Volvo Ocean Race, and returned as skipper for a second time to lead PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG's entry Mar Mostro in the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race.
Read's presentation will feature exclusive videos and photography.
Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased by calling 860.572.5322. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Mystic Seaport sail training programs aboard schooner BRILLI...
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