Our Nautical Nights Speaker Series, in partnership with Kingston Yacht Club (KYC), has become an annual tradition at the Marine Museum. It’s one other way to keep us connected and warm during the cold winter (and spring) months!

We feature a wide variety of speakers who draw on the unique power of storytelling to share their perspectives and research. Speakers cover a range of topics surrounding environmental, social and military histories, as well as current issues or phenomenon. These unique evenings are currently offered virtually with $5 tickets to help cover speaker honorariums and future events.

Scroll down to catch-up on last year's (winter 2021) speaker presentations.

 

 

Winter 2022 Speaker Series

Our 5th annual Nautical Nights Winter Speaker Series in partnership with Kingston Yacht Club begins Wednesday 12 January 2022 with delivery via YouTube live-stream. In-person delivery will resume when local regulations and case numbers permit safe gathering. This year we are featuring a number of local historians, storytellers and maritime experts. Full speaker details are below.

Tickets are $6.50 (tax incl.) per presentation or $32.50 for the remainder of the series. Purchased tickets will provide access to the YouTube live-stream post-event.

 

 

Autumn Speaker Event - 8 December 2021 at 7pm

 

Course Correction: Shaping a Legacy for the Future

Chris Chafe

8 December 2021

How the passing of sailing legend Francis MacLachlan inspired the organisation he founded to reevaluate its purpose, and to strive for greater meaning in a post-pandemic world.

This presentation will look at the impact of Francis MacLachlan's legacy, and how his passing inspired TSEC-Brigantine to dream big, undertake some ambitious voyages through Lake Superior, Maritime Quebec, Labrador, Newfoundland, and Nunatsiavut, and develop new programming to help inspire a new generation of leaders, and to support our communities through the adventure of sail.

 

Winter 2021 Speaker Series

Our 4th annual Nautical Nights Winter Speaker Series in partnership with Kingston Yacht Club was a virtual success. This year we featured a number of local historians, storytellers and maritime experts. Full speaker details are below along with link to recording,