4,000 nautical miles with a crew of four in his 28-foot sailboat

Winter Adventure Series: Sailing from Belfast to top of Labrador with Jonathan Fulford

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    BELFAST — The Winter Adventure Series continues with “Sailing from Belfast to the Top of Labrador,” an illustrated talk with Jonathon Fulford, Tuesday Feb. 18, at 6:30 p,m, at the Belfast Free Library.

    Belfast resident Jonathan Fulford will give a talk and slide show on his recent four month trip where he sailed 4,000 nautical miles with a crew of four in his 28-foot sailboat up to the tip of Labrador and back. It was an adventure into the high latitudes, a first-hand experience of a rapidly changing ecosystem, and an opportunity to learn how people and the wildlife are trying to adapt to the changes.

    All are welcome to come learn all about Fulford’s adventure and see some amazing slides of icebergs, puffins, polar bears and fiords.

    The talk, co-sponsored by Come Boating! Belfast’s Community Boating Organization, and the Belfast Free Library, is free and open to all.

    The Winter Adventure Series at the Belfast Free Library continues Tuesday, March 17, at 6:30 p.m., with a screening of the film Maiden; the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round The World Sailing Race in 1989.

    And finally on Tuesday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m., Doug Welch, executive director of The Maine Island Trail Association will show his To Row and Let Go film. Join Welch as he takes up ocean rowing, builds a boat at the legendary Wooden Boat School, and explores 34 islands on the Maine Island Trail.

    These programs are free and open to the public. For more information call the library at 339-3884 ext.10.

    Event Date: 

    Tue, 02/18/2020 - 6:30pm

    Event Location: 

    Belfast Free Library


    55 Main Street
    Camden  Maine  
    United States