Skipper Ken Read, CEO of PUMA Ocean Racing, is one of the world’s most accomplished and celebrated sailors. In addition to competing in the around the world Volvo Ocean Races in 2008-2009 and 2011-2012, Read has twice been at the helm of Dennis Conner’s America’s Cup programs. In 1985 and 1995, he wasnamed “United States Rolex Yachtsman of the Year”, and has 46 World, North American, and National Championships to his credit, in a variety of classes, including the J/24 and Etchells. Now you have the chance to hear what it is like to deal with the adversity and thrills of ocean racing in the world’s fastest monohulls. This is an evening with exclusive and exciting videos and photography that for sure will amaze you!
A portion of the evening’s proceeds will support
sail training aboard the Museum’s schooner Brilliant.
For more information call Central Reservations at 860.572.5322