The first section, titled “Latin American Perspectives on Science, Technology, and Society,” opens with Henrique Cukierman's “Who Invented Brazil?
,” which studies the mutual influences between scientific expeditions to northern tropical Brazil and the people living in that inland...
We are fortunate to have had both Rob Mazza and Mark Mills speak about the history of C&C Yachts, past and present.
Rob Mazza, of the original C&C Design Group drove down from Ontario, Canada to visit us, and Mark Mills, current C&C designer, made his way across the Atlantic all the way from Ireland.
Our guests experienced guided facility tours, watched the CNC machine cut the plug for the C&C 30 rudder, and they viewed both finished boats and boats in progress.
Specifically, we displayed the award-winning Alerion 41 along with an Alerion 20, 28, and 33.Charlie began his offshore career aboard Disney’s sponsored TP52 Morning Light.Now at age 29, he faces his next challenge racing around the world.For the ninth year, the Program on Science, Technology, and Society (STS) based at the Harvard Kennedy School held a competition for Harvard undergraduates doing independent, original research on social, cultural, historical, or policy issues at the intersection of science, technology and society.Term papers and stand-alone thesis chapters (please note: entire theses) were eligible for consideration.Following Joel, we had David Winskowicz & Mike Alfano from Mack Boring/ Yanmar.Together, they presented on the latest in diesel technology for sailboats as well as powerboats and covered the maintenance and daily care of marine engines.Next up was Joel Rumelhart from Power Products, our New England Volvo Penta Marine Power Center.Joel discussed the new Volvo IPS technology and the glass cockpit system as it pertains to the new True North 50.Our first seminar was with experienced sailing expert, Andrew Burton from Andrew Burton Yacht Services to discuss offshore passage making.Andrew has logged over 300,000 sea miles aboard yachts and commercial craft; he reviewed what to discuss when sailing offshore and being mentally prepared for sea.