Apr 6, 2021

Red JacketTomorrow night, April 7 at 7pm, hear the remarkable history of the legendary Red Jacket, a Canadian Sailing Icon as presented by Rob Mazza - virtual admission of $5 benefits the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston.

The Canadian yacht Red Jacket represented a quantum leap in both design and construction. Her short overhangs, stripped out interior, separate keel and spade rudder, large sail plan, and attention to detail would become the hallmarks of all future Ocean Racers. However, it was her obsession with light weight combined with high strength construction elements, embodied in her use of a fully balsa cored hull (the first vessel in North America to do so), that pioneered the way, not only for racing yachts, but the whole composite industry that followed. She was the first Canadian and non-American boat to win overall title at the Southern Ocean Racing Conference.

Join Rob Mazza as he explores the Museum's most recent acquisition, bequested by Red Jacket's last owner, Peter Milligan. The Museum expects to receive the vessel in spring-summer 2021.

The $5 tickets are available on the museum's website at https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/marine-museum-of-the-great-lakes-at-kingston/events/rob-mazza/  

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