Fairfield Museum sets discussion on tall-ship experiences
Published 4:40 pm, Tuesday, March 22, 2011
The executive director of the Fairfield Museum and History Center will discuss his nearly three months at sea aboard the tall ship Picton Castle during a slide show at the museum Thursday evening, March 24
At the 7 p.m. program, Michael A. Jehle will talk about his experiences as a crew member on the 186-foot ship.
The program is planned in conjunction with the museum's current exhibit, "From Sea to Shining Sea. The Picton Castle is an iron barque registered in the Cook Islands used in deep-ocean sail training and long-distance education. Jehle participated in a portion of the ship's fifth round-the-world voyage.
Before joining the museum, Jehle was a professional mariner aboard several tall ships.