Award-winning America’s Cup sailor, filmmaker and author Gary Jobson will give a lecture about his experiences not only participating in the America’s Cup but also his reporting on it.
Gary Jobson is an award-winning sailor, having won many of the world’s offshore races, and he was tactician on the winning America’s Cup yacht, Courageousin 1977 with skipper Ted Turner. He started his career as a sailing coach at the US Merchant Marine Academy, and later at the US Naval Academy. Since then, Gary has authored 19 books on sailing, narrated or produced over a 1,000 TV programs and films, has given over 2,000 lectures and has competed in close to 6,000 races. His articles appear regularly in Sailing World and Cruising World Magazines.
This lecture is a fundraiser for the Cape Cod Maritime Museum.
In 2018, Cape Cod Maritime Museum and Cook Boat Shop celebrated its 20th anniversary of protecting, preserving and promoting the maritime history and tradition of wood boat building on Cape Cod. The museum offers permanent and rotating exhibits, interactive maritime-themed activities and a fine arts gallery. The Cook Boat Shop is a working exhibit space for traditional and contemporary wood boat building and includes restoration projects on historic Cape Cod water craft. The Historic Boat Barn holds the only collection of all wooden boats native to Cape Cod. The museum is also home to “Sarah,”a Crosby catboat replica, and a gift shop featuring unique and beautiful maritime themed gifts, books and apparel.
America’s Cup Sailor: A Lecture by Gary Jobson
Wednesday, April 24, 6:30-8:00 pm
Tales of Cape Cod
3046 Main St., Barnstable Village