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Zoom Lecture: Captain Bill Pinkney

Presented by Cape Cod Maritime Museum at Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Hyannis MA

Aug 03 2022
Zoom Lecture: Captain Bill Pinkney

Join us for a free Zoom lecture with one of the newest inductees to the National Sailing Hall of Fame.

Captain Pinkney will discuss the two greatest achievements of his sailing career. In 1992, he became the first African American to complete a 27,000-mile solo circumnavigation of the globe, along one of the most challenging routes through the southern oceans. His inspirational story was closely followed by 1,000 school children, who listened to his progress by radio.

In 2000, he was named captain of the AMISTAD, a replica of the 1839 vessel known for the revolt of its would-be slaves. Captain

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135 South Street, Hyannis, MA 02601

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