Photos of the 2008 Rendezvous:
Boats began arriving around noon on the 30th.
Dave and Gretchen Bronson's Whitby 42 on a Club mooring.
Two mode fuel system: Run-time and Fuel Polishing aboard Bill and Judy Sperry's Janus
Bob Smith - American Diesel
Doug Stephenson and Bob Smith kept the audience involved for 5 + hours. Yes, we broke for lunch although Doug and Bob barely could eat as they continued to field individual questions.
2008 Whitby / Brewer Rendezvous Schedule
Tuesday, 30 September
12P Boats/cars arrive
4P Social hour (beer, wine, soda provided) please bring hors' d'oeuvres.
6P Potluck dinner (ham & beans provided) please bring side dish, salad, or dessert to share.
Wednesday, 1 October
08:00 Coffee available
08:30 Continental breakfast provided
09:00 Nautical flea market opens and runs throughout the days - Bring all your used junque to sell , or exchange
09:00 - 09:30 General open question and answer session. Bring your questions and experiences to share with the most
knowledgeable Whitby / Brewer sailors in one place!
09:30 - 10:00 Why Does 'Salt' Deposit on the Heat Riser and other Hot spots?
10:00 - 10:20 What We’ve done to Our Boat. Russ & Jane Landry
10:20 - 10:30 Our Erie Canal Passage - Terry Temperly
10:30 - 11:00 Hurricane Advice - Recent Brushes with Hannah - led by Terry Temperly, Joe Machado and others.
11:00 - 11:30 Evolution of the 12v Boat - Discussion of 12v refrigeration, Solar and Wind power, LED lighting, 1 year of experience with Frigoboat refers / freezers – Led by Terry Temperly, Greg Temple.
11:30 - 11:45 Ford - Lehman transmission removal, repair and replacement – Bernie Boykin
Transmission replacement photos / discussion from Brian / Jane, presented by Greg Temple
11:45 - 12:00 State of the Association - Bernie Boykin
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 Flare demonstration – Conducted under the supervision -
BRING YOUR OUTDATED FLARES FOR USE.
We have obtained Coast Guard approval to use flares at this time.
Take advantage of the opportunity to learn how to use them safely before you need them.
2:30 - 3:00 Maneuvering Whitbys / Brewers under power: What you can’t get from reading Chapman’s - John Cece
2:30 - 3:15 Don't leave Home Without - Brian / Jane, Pilgrim - presented by Terry Temperly
3:15 - 3:45 New Generation Web Site - Tour, possibilities, contributions and volunteers - Greg Temple
3:45 - 4:30 Have You Seen This New Gadget? - Tyler Gatchell
4:00 - Start of social hour (beer, wine, soda provided)
6P Dinner provided
7P Evening entetainment..... a surprise!
Thursday, 2 October
8:00 Coffee available
8:30 Continental breakfast provided
9:30 - 10:00 State of the Fleet - Doug Stephenson
10:30 – 12:00 You and Your Diesel Engine: Bob Smith, American Diesel
12:00 Potluck lunch (leftovers....for all, or visit a local sandwich shop )
1:00 - 2:00 Questions / answers, Bob Smith (if he is free to stay)
2:00 - 4:00 General open question and answer session. Bring your questions and experiences to share with the most knowledgeable Whitby / Brewer sailors in one place!
4:30 social hour
6:00P dinner PIZZA party! Will cost an estimated $5/person extra"
Friday, 3 October
AM: boats/cars depart