Donald Campbell - Record breaker
- Speaker: Phil Holt
Phil was an air traffic controller for 40 years. He is a flying instructor, a speaker through High Flying talks and his other talks include Concorde, Apollo 13 and the Red Arrows. He is a regular speaker on P&O cruise ships.
- The talk is normally in two 45 minute slots
- Phil will review the life of Donald Campbell, the only man to hold both the world land and water speed records in the same year.
Also covered will be a behind the scenes look at that fateful day in January 1967 on Coniston Water, the work to find the cause of the crash and look at the recent recovery and rebuilding of Bluebird and her relaunch, in August 2018 on the Isle of Bute, followed by her recent testing and her future.
Note: the start time is 20.15
- All attendees must register online individually in advance - see below for details.
Online Event Registration
Registration is open to GCCC members and also to members of associated sailing clubs and the public.
To register click on the BLUE Register button on the left.
Registration is free for GCCC members and £5 for each non-member.
GCCC Members and Partner members must each register individually. Note: for Partner members without an email address, the main Member should first register and then send an email with details for the Partner registration to email@example.com
Members can also bring non-member guests but the guests must be paid for in advance by the member and their names given in the 'Information for Organiser' box.
Non-members registering must have a unique email address, register individually and pay in advance of the event by Friday 8th February.
For any queries please email firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a maximum limit overall of 110 places.
Payment must be made by bank transfer to GCCC's bank account.
Details: Sort Code 402226, Account Number 51377477
Please use your surname as the reference.
No physical tickets will be issued but confirmation emails will be sent out.