Royal Yachts under Sail 1660-1842 – Brian Lavery

Royal Yachts Under Sail - A bok by Brian Lavery

19th October 2022 @ 8:00 PM 10:00 PM BST

Doors Open 7:30pm

Description

At his restoration to the throne in Charles II was given a ‘yacht’ by the Dutch, introducing the word and the idea to England. He built many more, but his successors did not all share his love of sailing. Richly decorated royal yachts brought in new monarchs, faced battle and storm and ferried the aristocracy for nearly two centuries until Queen Victoria discovered that steam was more efficient. 

Brian Lavery is an author, British naval historian and curator Emeritus at the National Maritime Museum. Brian presents material from his forthcoming book on Royal Yachts under Sail

Venue

Colston Hall

Gerrards Cross Community Association, The Memorial Centre, 8 East Common
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire SL9 7AD United Kingdom
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01753 883759
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Speaker

Brian Lavery
(Curator Emeritus,
National Maritime Museum)

GXSA Host

Bernie Smallman

Price

£5 Visitors, (Members Free)

Links

Brian Lavery Website

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Books

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