Cruising Division 'Captain William Bligh'
'The Incredible Life of Captain Bligh'
Dr Nigel Erskine is the head of research at the Australian National Maritime Museum. He will describe the various phases of Bligh's life from his early days sailing with Captain Cook, to the mutiny and open boat voyage, to his time as Governor of NSW.
We will show the small compass that he used to navigate in the open boat voyage, passed down through the family to Jackie Taylor's father, Lou Davidson.
Cost: There is no cost to attend the presentation, but please RSVP to assist with the setting up. Why not stay for dinner afterwards and continue the discussion with other cruising enthusiasts.
Online bookings close at 12pm on the day of the event. Please book via Reception after this time 9955 7171.