Our Sporting Life - Sail for Gold exhibition at the Maritime Museum
Immerse yourself in 112 years of triumph and glory at this exhibition at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, celebrating Britain’s unique Olympic and Paralympic sailing heritage.
Hosted by the RYA, in association with Our Sporting Life, you can discover how Great Britain cemented its place as the world’s most successful Olympic and Paralympic sailing nation. There will be captivating anecdotes, photographs, keepsakes and boats of those heroes who made sailing history.
With the tales brought to life through a creative mix of fascinating historical artefacts and modern-day audio-visual techniques, the exhibition links our heritage with the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing regattas taking place on the waters of Weymouth and Portland.
Exhibition runs for the whole of the J P Morgan Asset Management Finn Fetsival (4 - 18 May) where up to 100 sailorsfrom 30 nations will compete in Falmouth, teh event is teh last Olympic qualifier for the London 2012 Games.