Join fellow racing enthusiasts and fans of sea going adventure on Friday, September 13, 7:30 p.m. at California Yacht Club for a fascinating presentation by Tracy Edwards,  who will talk about Maiden, the iconic yacht which carried the first all-female crew around the world with Tracy as their skipper. ‘Maiden” is also the title of the highly praised documentary currently in theaters.  Tracy will also discuss the film and  the historic entry in the 1989/90 Whitbread Round the World Race, as well as The Maiden Factor.

The Maiden Factor is a social enterprise dedicated to the empowerment of women through equality.  The Maiden Factor will utilize Maiden, during a two-year world tour, to raise awareness of and funds for the rights of women and the education of girls everywhere.

Maiden, the yacht , will be at CYC early September; stay tuned for their open boat, when members can view Maiden and meet some of the crew.

Presentation 7:30 p.m. Free. Reservations requested, reservations@calyachtclub.net. Open to all who enjoy yachting and adventure. As a public service of CYC. California Yacht Club 4469 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. 310 823-4567

Submitted by Ira Teller

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