From 16 November
In a fascinating talk at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth on November 25, join Gary Mitchell as he explores the history of boatbuilding in and around Mevagissey.
In this illustrated lecture Gary will describe the complete life and work of his father G Percy Mitchell, an iconic name in West Country boat building.
Hear fascinating anecdotes about Percy's trials and tribulations building over 360 boats of all kinds from dinghies to racing yachts, from the pre-war years to his semi-retirement in the 1960s.
The talk, entitled The Complete Boatbuilder's Story is from 6.30pm on Wednesday, November 25 at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Tickets costs £7 and include access to the Viking Voyagers exhibition from 5.30pm. To book your place, please call 01326 214546.