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Topsail Seminar

Monday, 17 July 2017

Topsail Seminar

This September, during the YachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, we will be hosting a special seminar. Join us for a day of sailing through the ages and exploring the very best routes across the oceans.

The Topsail Seminar, on Wednesday 20 September, will feature renowned speaker Martin Thomas and international author, Jimmy Cornell.

DATE: Wednesday 20 September 2017
TIME: 1100 - 1600
VENUE: The Dancing Man Brewery, Southampton
COST: Free to attend (spaces are limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis)
Please register to attend this event, here >>>

MARTIN THOMAS Retired surgeon, previous Watch Officer onboard the sail training schooner Sir Winston Churchill and former Ocean Cruising Club Commodore, Martin has an interest in naval history and in particular naval medicine in the age of sail. He has written for yachtsmen on the subject of emergency medicine at sea.

He is going to walk you through the evolving approaches to health and medicine in the early days of the British Navy in an informative and entertaining presentation.

JIMMY CORNELL Accomplished British yachtsman and successful, internationally bestselling author and founder of Cornell Sailing and the World Cruising Club, Jimmy has sailed over 200,000 miles in all oceans of the world including three circumnavigations. Jimmy will be imparting his experience on long distance cruising and promoting the launch of his new book 200,000 Miles - A Life of Adventure.

Following the talk will be an opportunity to get a copy of the new book signed by the author himself.

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