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Men and Ships Driven by the Wind

September 27, 2022 @ 7:30 pm

At the September meeting of the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society Bruce Gooley will speak on the topic of  Men and Ships Driven by the Wind.

Bruce is a graduate of Melbourne University and a researcher, presenter and self-published author with a special interest in maritime history. He is a volunteer tutor at the Hawthorn University of the Third Age (U3A). He has presented over 120 one and a half hour illustrated maritime history talks there, and has also presented to Probus and historical societies, and has documented these talks in book format.

Bruce was a member of the Mornington Yacht Club for more than 50 years and owned and raced yachts in Port Phillip Bay, and Bass Strait, and has crewed on yachts racing to Vanuatu and around the State of Hawaii and cruising in the Beagle Channel.

He is also a member of the Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network and he has presented several papers to them

The meeting will also available be available on zoom. A link will be provided closer to the date.

To book: Please call Glen Cosham on 0468 966 742

Meetings 7.30 pm, fourth Tuesday of every month but December, Upstairs, Port Melbourne Town Hall.


September 27, 2022
7:30 pm
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Port Melbourne Town Hall
333 Bay Street
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207 Australia
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