Earthrace skipper to talk at museum
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 um.co.nz.