Earthrace skip­per to talk at mu­seum

Central Leader - - News -

Sailors and boat lovers can hear from a world record holder at the New Zealand Na­tional Mar­itime Mu­seum speaker se­ries this month.

On Oc­to­ber 13, the se­ries will be­gin with speaker Pete Bethune who skip­pered powerboat Earthrace on its cir­cum­nav­i­ga­tion of the globe.

He will speak about his event­ful 60-day voy­age dur­ing which he broke the world record by al­most 14 days on the pow­er­ful bio­fuel boat.

The talk runs from 7pm to 8.30pm at the Mar­itime Mu­seum and Earthrace will be moored and avail­able for view­ing at the mu­seum’s ma­rina. En­try is a $5 do­na­tion. To reg­is­ter for the talk call 3730800 or email info@mar­itimemuse

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