On 20 and 21 January Polish people from all over the world will be gathering in Trellis Bay to commemorate WLADEK WAGNER (1912 – 1992) who was the first Pole to circumnavigate the World in 1932 – 39.
He was just 20 years old when he started the circumnavigation. It took him 6 years and 3 boats to finish the journe
World War Two prevented him from returning to Poland, he settled in Trellis Bay in the BVI
2012 will mark 100th Anniversary of his birth
80th anniversary of the start of his circumnavigation and the 20th anniversary of his death.