Ric Mixter Lecture Topics
You need a speaker that can captivate your audience every time he steps to the microphone. From shipwrecks to lighthouses and aviation, Ric is unparalleled in enthusiasm, archive footage and eyewitness interviews.
The edmund fitzgerald investigations
This is easily Ric’s most popular lecture, and it is usually standing room only when its advertised correctly. Featuring exclusive footage of the construction of the Fitz, this lecture includes interviews from the builders, sailors and investigators into the largest shipwreck on the Great Lakes. Ric also features footage from his dive down 550 feet to see the wreck site in a tiny submarine.
Autumn storms are notorious on the Great Lakes and Ric has studied their devastating effect for over 25 years. This lecture features storms in 1905, 1913, 1940 and the wrecks of the Fitzgerald, Morrell, and Bradley. Rare interviews with survivors as well as footage from each of the ships makes this spellbinding lecture very special.
Far from the Michigan shoreline, these outposts guard safe passage around treacherous reefs in lakes Huron, Superior and Michigan. Featuring the first interview with the survivor from the explosion at Stannard Rock, this lecture is exclusive to Ric Mixter. Huron Island, DeTour Reef Passage and Spectacle Reef lighthouses are also featured.