INTERESTING & CAPTIVATING TOPICS EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY!

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a social mixer; speaker begins at 7:00 p.m.

COST

Free for CIMM Members
$7.00 for Non-Members
$5.00 for Seniors (65+)
Free for Children Under 12

Wine, beer, and soft drinks are available for purchase.  Appetizers, coffee, and water are served at no cost.

 

2017 speaker SCHEDULE

JANUARY 18 – OCEAN DEFENDERS ALLIANCE – Marine Conservation Organization; Who Cleans Up the Ocean?

FEBRUARY 15 – CAPTAIN PAUL AMARAL – Vessel Assistance; Help!! We are Sinking!!

MARCH 15 – TOM DANZA – The Clipper Ship Era and the Royal Clipper Saga

APRIL 19 – CHERIE BRANT – Historian & Author: Twenty-Five Years of Channel Islands Harbor

MAY 17 – GLENN HENING – Historian & Author:  The Most Mad Seas: Tales of Sail from Cape Horn & the Southern Ocean

JUNE 21 – JIM KOSINSKI & MARTINA MELERO  – CIMM Docents & Historians:   Damn the Petticoats! Female Mariners in the Days of Sail

JULY 19 – CAPTAIN TOM PETERSON – International Seakeepers Society: Drifters to Shark Tagging, Private Vessels Working with Scientific Projects! 

AUGUST 16 – APRYL DeLANCEY – Shark Researcher: The Truth About Sharks in Southern California

SEPTEMBER 20 – RICHARD SENATE – Historian: A Film History of Hollywood-By-The-Sea

OCTOBER 18 – ANNIE LITTLE – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Seabird Restoration on the California Islands

NOVEMBER 15 – DONALD PRICE – Professional Engineer (Ret.) Ventura County Air Pollution Control District: The Climate Disruption Challenge

DECEMBER 20 – NO SPEAKER – Holiday Season

 

2018 SPEAKER SCHEDULE

January 17 – Global Adventure to Capture Maritime Beauty Danielle Eubank – Expedition Artist

February 21 – Adventures of a Lifetime: Exploring the Deep Sea Aboard E/J Nautilus Melissa Baffa – Science Communication: Ocean Exploration Trust

March 21 – New Nuclear Submarine and the Birth of the Nuclear Navy Warren Haussler – Retired Naval Officer - Physicist

April 18th – Smugglers, Rum Runners & Bootleggers: -  Prohibition in Ventura County Mark Frees – Museum Docent & Historian

May 16th – Creating Wooden Walls: The Navy that United America Jim Kosinski – Jerry Leckie - Historians & Docents

June 20th – When China Ruled the Sea: The Treasure Fleet of the Ming Dynasty Howard J Smith – Expert of Chinese Treasure Ships

Archive of Past Speakers

THE MOST MAD SEAS (1 of 2) - Glenn Hening

May 17, 2017

THE MOST MAD SEAS (2 of 2) - Glenn Hening

May 17, 2017

25 YEARS OF CHANNEL ISLANDS HARBOR - Cherie Brant

April 19, 2017

THE CLIPPER SHIP & THE ROYAL CLIPPER SAGA - Tom Danza 

March 15, 2017

AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR NAVIES: NORTH & SOUTH - Jim Kosinski & Jerry Leckie

November 17, 2016

CHRONICLES OF THE PT-157 - Bridge Carney

October 20, 2016

TRAGEDY AT HONDA - Greg Gorga

September 15, 2016

THE SALT & THE SEA STORYTELLERS

August 18, 2016

FROM HOOKS TO HARPOONS - Mick Kronman

June 16, 2016

WONDERS OF THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS - Marilyn Fordney & Alex Havasi 

April 21, 2016

MOCHE CULTURE - Glen Henning

March 16, 2016

LIFE BEHIND THE BARBED WIRE  - Lily Sugino

August 20, 2015

HISTORY OF WHALING IN AMERICA - David Leach

March 17, 2016

THE FIRST SURFERS: ANCIENT MARITIME CULTURES OF PERU - Glen Henning

June 19, 2014

HISTORY OF SCUBA & SUBMERSIBLE DIVING OFF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Rich Slater 

March 20, 2014

WHEN CHINA RULED THE SEAS - Howard J. Smith

October 17, 2013

WHY WATER IS IMPORTANT FOR SURFERS — Paul Jenkin

November 21, 2013