Don't forget to view our newest acquisition to the HMM boat collection: a Class B frostbite dinghy, (HMCo. She is a gift from the Moody family in Oklahoma and is in pristine condition. and Jamestown resident, Steve Frary, will present on yet another Herreshoff design, ARION. and Allan Savolainen's presentation on the spectacular refit of the twelve meter, BLUE MARLIN currently underway at Red Sky Boatyard in Finland.Saturday morning presentations will begin at 0830 hours at Roger Williams University. Herreshoff, who will provide an introduction to the Centennial classes, Ed Mc Clave and Andy Giblin of MP&G will speak on the origins of the sleek Buzzards Bay 25 class, Chris Wick, COURAGEOUS crew member in 1974, will report on the Newport 29 which will be in the water at HMM, Steve Nagy will address the evolution of the 12 1/2, Erick Singleman will discuss traditional boat building and restoration in the modern era and the Cooper/Suitor team will recount the history of the 12 1/2 class at the Quissett Yacht Club in Falmouth, MA. ARION was designed by Halsey's father, Sidney De Wolf Herreshoff. We are hopeful that BLUE MARLIN's owner, Henrik Andersin, will be on hand to field questions and share his experiences.This gas-powered, highly collectible vehicle includes: I`m an HCCA, MTFCA, MTFCI, & AACA Member who takes pride hauling your car!Direct enclosed transport from pick up to drop off Running or rolling vehicles - spare parts ride for free (subject to space availability)."Faults are notorious for causing trouble."The California High-Speed Rail Authority hasn't yet chosen an exact route through the mountains.It also is behind schedule on land acquisition, financing and permit approvals, among other crucial tasks, and is facing multiple lawsuits.Doing so will meet a commitment to begin carrying passengers between Burbank and Merced in the first phase of the -billion high-speed rail link between Los Angeles and San Francisco.However, a Times analysis of project documents, as well as interviews with scientists, engineers and construction experts, indicates that the deadline and budget targets will almost certainly be missed — and that the state has underestimated the challenges ahead, particularly completing the tunneling on time."It doesn't strike me as realistic," said James Monsees, one of the world's top tunneling experts and an author of the federal manual on highway tunneling.
We will visit the CORONET project at IYRS, the NY 30 MINX at Baltic Boat Works with Jens Lange and the RELIANCE model project team at #28 Burnside Street.
The internet cut out on me at my office where my studio computer is so I couldn’t do a “real” episode for this week. Also I was away for a looooong weekend at Elaine’s little sister Sharon’s wedding in Newport, RI (otherwise I woulda been at C2E2), and had a good ol’ time.
but you guys seem to like these so we’re cool I hope!
Each stop on the tour will run approximately one hour and will be followed by a Q&A session.
You may then proceed to HMM where you can pick up the CYS 2014 Proceedings Booklet and CD, view the new exhibits on display and enjoy a welcome cocktail reception.