The Ocean Institute’s Distinguished Speaker Series, presented by the Nicholas Endowment, brings interesting innovations, real-world research, exotic experiences, and delightful discoveries to the surface through powerful presentations from an ocean of experts. Speakers present on a variety of topics that align with our monthly themes.
Admission includes light snacks and refreshments.
Distinguished Speaker: David Grant
Sunday, September 25th
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$15 – General
$10 – Members
This is a tale of one of the most dramatic and treacherous of maritime obstacles — Cape Horn — Early attempts at rounding the cape, why it is so dangerous, and the few options that clipper ships and their crews had available.