Upcoming talks:
None scheduled until after Vendée Globe 2016

Recent talks:

Sept. 11, 2015 – for Marblehead Museum, at Abbot Hall, Marblehead, MA
July 19, 2015 – Islesboro Forum, Islesboro, Maine
March 3, 2016 – National Museum of Mathematics, New York, for Oppenheimer Funds
Feb. 8, 2016 – Pequot Library, CT
Sept. 11, 2015 – Marblehead Museum, at Abbot Hall, Marblehead, MA
April 24, 2015 – Pelagic Sailing Club, at Dorchester YC, MA
January 30, 2015 – Salisbury School (Billingsley Lecture), Salisbury, CT
January 20, 2015 – Small Business Investor Alliance (Northeast Chapter Annual Conference), New York
January 11, 2015 – The Dublin School, Dublin, NH
December 11, 2014 – Novartis, Huningue, France (talk given in French to factory staff)
November 21, 2014 – Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Hong Kong, China
November 17, 2014 – Harvard & MIT Clubs of Beijing, China
November 13, 2014 – House of Roosevelt, Shanghai, China
August 27 – Helmes & Co., Boston, MA
August 9 – Rockland Yacht Club, Rockland, ME – at the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors show
August 7 – Great Harbor Yacht Club, Nantucket, MA – sponsored by The Hinckley Company
May 22 – Harvard Club (Back Bay), Boston, MA
May 8 – SailMaine, Portland, ME
February 8 – Sail Yacht Research Foundation Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA


“Race France to France, Leave Antarctica to Starboard”
A Lecture on Vendée Globe 2008-9 by Rich Wilson
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“On a scale of 1 to 10, his talk was a 12.” …Dennis

“That was quite incredible. Bring Rich Wilson to speak again anytime. I’ll call in sick to listen to him all day!”…Pierre, at talk at Facebook

“I am still basking in the afterglow of your wonderful presentation. What an incredible experience you had. Thank you so much for sharing it. The audience was clearly mesmerized by your story.” …Bonny Kellerman, MIT Club of Boston

Read more: Lectures&Comments.pdf
To book a lecture, contact Rich at vendee@sitesalive.com

• Watch Rich’s Talk at MIT Museum 2010
• Watch Rich’s Talk at EG2010

Rich’s additional presentations:
2004: The Transat – Plymouth, UK to Boston, USA, solo, 15 days aboard 50′ trimaran Great American II

2003: Hong Kong to New York – Rich Wilson & Rich Du Moulin, 72 days aboard the 50′ trimaran Great American II to break the 74 day record of the clipper Sea Witch set in 1849

2001: New York to Melbourne – Rich Wilson & Bill Biewenga, 68 days aboard the 50′ trimaran Great American II to break the 69 day record of the clipper Mandarin in 1853

1993: San Francisco to Boston – Rich Wilson & Bill Biewenga, 69 days aboard the 50′ trimaran Great American II to break the 76 day record of the clipper Northern Light