More Photos From The
Westlawn Mystic Meet Ė July 2007
From left to right: Jack Hornor, Bob MacNeill,
Stu Waring, and Norm Nudelman.
Jack is a Westlawn grad
and a long-time marine surveyor and designer. His slide show of disasters heís
surveyed was enlightening and hair raising at the same time. If you ever
doubted the need for stability and displacement calculations, this slide show
was sure to cure you.
Bob is chairman of the Westlawn Board
of Directors (and a past president of Westlawn). Stu (you all know) grades a
lot of your work, and Norm (also current provost and a past Westlawn president)
wrote many of the Westlawn texts.
From left to right: Cory, Andy, Ole, Peter, and
The whole crew adjourned
to lunch at the Seamanís Inne. The lads at this table appear to be having
altogether too good a time. Probably scheming on how to build a planing
submarine . . .
With a good lunch under
our belts, it was back to the office for Jack
Hornorís remarkable slide show and
plenty of one-on-one questions and answers.
Mystic Seaport has hundreds of boats and artifacts in
storage. Quentin Snediker guided
us through the Boat Hall and Engine Collection. The
photo canít even begin to
capture the vastness of the cramped and amazing
collection. Imagine the storage
facility at the end of the movie, Raiders of the Lost
Ark . . . This is part
of the Seaport collection the public doesnít get to
From left to right: Andrea, Ron, and Bob.
is explaining one of the finer points of design.
Stu at the drafting table showing how things should
Heís not going to let students foul up those
stability calcs or their drawings.
Mystic Seaport Ė The Museum of America and
the Sea Ė is the nationís leading maritime museum presenting the American
experience from a maritime perspective. Located along the banks of the historic
Mystic River in Mystic, Connecticut, the Museum houses extensive collections
representing the material culture of maritime America and offers educational
programs from preschool to post-graduate. For more information, call (888)
973-2767 or visit www.mysticseaport.org.
Founded in 1930, the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology is
the only nationally accredited and state certified distance-learning school of
small-craft design in the United States. As the not-for-profit educational affiliate of the American Boat and Yacht Council, the mission of
the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology is threefold:
■ To provide our students with the skills and knowledge
required to build a rewarding career in the profession of yacht and small-craft
■ To support continued growth of the
recreational and small-craft marine community through the development of
well-trained, safety oriented, boat designers developing better products for
the benefit of the boating public.
■ To provide continuing education to marine
To learn more about
Westlawn, please call (860) 572-7900 or visit the Westlawn website at www.westlawn.edu.