World famous yacht designer, Chuck Paine, will kick off Camden Yacht Club’s Sunset Seminar Series on Tuesday, July 6 at 7 p.m.

Paine actively designed more than 1,000 high-end yachts from 1971-2008 and is a highly recognized author of hundreds of magazine articles. He also authored a book on yacht design titled “My Yacht Designs and the Lessons They Taught Me” which will be the topic of his talk.

The public is encouraged and welcome to attend the seminar series at the yacht club on Bay View Street in Camden.

The rest of the series is as follows:

July 13: Galen Todd – “What’s in Your First Aid Kit”

July 20: Greg Mort – “Mars: The Canal Cover-up”

July 27: Mark Van Baalen – “A Brief History of Water”

Aug. 17: Associate Professor of Philosophy, Stefanie Rocknak – “Figurative Wood Sculptor: Process and Techniques”