Club Northland prides itself in attracting inspirational, diverse and high quality speakers
Wayne ‘Buck’ Shelford
Sir Richard Faull
From spending almost a year in Antarctica, where temperatures rarely rose above minus 25 degrees and where there was a three-month period when the sun never rose, to filming the diverse animal population of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona in temperatures close to plus 50 degrees, Max has seen it all.
Max was the first cameraman to film Emperor penguin chicks in Antarctica hatching and the male birds handing the new-born to their partners after balancing the eggs on their feet for 60 days. He has been stalked by an angry mother polar bear protecting her cubs in the Arctic, where he was also on hand as a US nuclear submarine surfaced through the ice cap.
Southern right whales, long thought to be extinct in New Zealand waters, emerged before Max’s camera lens in another first, he has filmed the construction of some of the world’s genuine megastructures, and has worked on such global success stories as Our Big Blue Backyard and Abalone Wars. In recent months he has trekked, heavy camera equipment on hand, in China and Tibet where he is considered a legend by major television companies. The Otago Daily did a fantastic feature on Max …https://www.odt.co.nz/lifestyle/magazine/wild-heart
Jack started sailing at the age of eight. From sail-making in the 1970’s through to race director for the Volvo Ocean Race and many times umpire at multiple Olympic Games, Jack Lloyd has spent the last 40 plus years dedicated and committed to the sailing fraternity.
Jack will be joining us at Club Northland in a question and answer session on his passion for sailing and his incredible success in the tough world of world the world racing.