To all our Brisbane friends, on Saturday 18 March 2017 at 2pm, join us to find out about the fascinating history and peaceful destiny of Fleur de Passion. Come and discover how a former WW II German Navy motorboat became a 33-meter long ketch and biggest sailboat under Swiss flag, now engaged into oceanographic research as part of The Ocean Mapping Expedition (www.omexpedition.ch), a 4-year journey around the world (2015-2019) from Seville to Seville in the wake of Magellan combining science, education and culture some 500 years after the first ever circumnavigation.
Where: Queensland Maritime Museum Meeting Room
Southern end of South Bank at the Goodwill Bridge
Light refreshments served at the conclusion
Members and Volunteers, a gold coin donation. Guests, $5.
The presentation which includes films about the boat and the expedition will be held in the presence of some of the crew members.