2 Mar until
23 Feb

Money, Power & Yachting

In this course we will look at the history of the Americas Cup – the premier yachting trophy. Through this history we will explore the cast of eccentric characters who have challenged for the cup from the end of the 19th Century right through to the present. We will examine the way in which money and power have gone hand in hand with this event and the history of the often eccentric characters involved. This will help us to examine some of the social and economic history of the era. It may be surprising though to learn that the Americas Cup has close historical links with the East Coast of the UK. We will look at these links and how the cup helped to change the lives of many who were involved.

These courses are being run by WEA (Workers Education Association) with the Thames Sailing Barge Trust.

This is a non-accredited face to face course, but you will still need to access the WEA Canvas, their virtual learning environment.

All courses have to be booked in advance and full details are included on the WEA website

Money, Power and Yachting: Course Number: C2228735
To book onto the course you will need to enrol online. Click here to enrol

Or you can call 0300 303 3464 to enrol by telephone.

Courses cost £7.90

Date: 02/03/2022 - 23/02/2022 Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Conference Room, 1st Floor, Maldon Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon CM9 4RL

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