Lunchtime Lecture: Pulling & Sailing Lifeboats in Cornwall


Discover the early history of the RNLI at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth.

Date: Mon, Dec 3rd 2012

Time: 12:30pm

In this illustrated review Tony Pawlyn looks at the early years of the RNLI and its predecessors around the Cornish coast. 

Tony will consider the concept of the ‘unimmergible’ boat and the design of early life-boats, as well as the growing enthusiasm for the service in the latter part of the 19th century. 

Explore the story of lifeboats and lifeboatmen in the days of sail and oar.

Set lunch and lecture £14.50 (Members £12.50)
Please call 01326 214546 for bookings.