in Warren, RI, which builds Dyer Boats (he is named for the firm's founder, his grandfather, William Dyer).Dyer is a former Commodore of the New York Yacht Club and served as its Race Committee Chairman during the memorable 1983 America's Cup.Different branches enforce it to differing degrees, but all branches would consider that "fraternization."Fraternization can also take place between higher and lower ranking enlisted members, if the higher ranking member is in some sort of position to favor the lower ranking person (if they are in the same unit/chain of command).Additionally, some positions don't allow dating of trainees....instructors can't date their students.Friday's events include the popular boatyard tour of current restoration projects in Newport and Bristol.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. I am a licensed attorney with over a decade of law practice and over 20 years of experience in the legal field. If one is an office and one is not, that isn't permitted. First, it depends on the relative ranks of the two parties.
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.
Winter Lecture Series Continues on February 27 Dyer Jones: America's Cup Now and Then Dyer Jones is currently the Chairman of the Selection Committee of the America's Cup Hall of Fame at the Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, RI.
Dyer started his career with the America's Cup in 1967 working for the Columbia syndicate where he spent the summer hauling sails up and down the dock.
The 42' ARION yawl/ketch was game-changing in design and material and well ahead of its time. Sandy Lee will give a presentation on the RELIANCE model project.
Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. On Sunday morning, Halsey Herreshoff and Curator Emeritus, John Palmieri will conduct HMM Model Room tours and Sandy Lee and his team will offer RELIANCE model project tours as well.