Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Guest Speaker : Andy Green, Professional Sailor & Racing Commentator
Andy has raced sailing boats professionally for over 10 years and competed in two America’s Cup events in 2000 and 2003, and coached in 2007. He was ranked as high as No. 4 in the World Match Race Rankings and won numerous events including the Bermuda Gold Cup. He continues to race on boats as diverse as Firefly dinghy, Melges and Superyachts.
Andy commentates on sailing, most regularly for the World Match Racing Tour but recently for the Extreme 40s and was lead Colour Commentator for the 2007 America’s Cup for US Network Versus and in 2009 for the America’s Cup World Feed.
He is part owner of Toolkit Websites which offers cost effective solutions for small businesses to get online. He also founded and subsequently sold Marine Resources, a successful marine recruitment company in Southampton, England.
These lectures take place at 7pm in the Mariners’ Lounge of the Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport. It will be open to the public without charge, though a suggested donation of $10 will help defray costs and fund the Institute’s outreach programs.
April – October
2nd Wednesday of each month at 7pm
Free and open to the public
Event LocationSeamen’s Church Institute
Newport, RI, 02840