Southern Cross 
Owners' Association 

2020 Annual Meeting

23 Jan 2020 9:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

2020 Annual Meeting  

 Saturday, February 1, 2020

The SCOA Annual meeting is a great opportunity to learn more about SC boats, boat gear, and meet and connect with other owners. Come meet new friends or reconnect with old ones. 

The annual meeting location will be:

Best Western Mainstay

157 Admiral Kalbfus Road

Newport, RI 02840


Mention Southern Cross Owners' Association to make your hotel reservations

Agenda (subject to change)

Presentations;  Nels Larson, International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS); Marine Systems Michael DeSisto -Repowering a SC 35

Nels has over thirty years’ experience in the marine industry. Graduating from trade school in 1983, he became passionate about sailing yachts during the America's Cup held that year in Newport, RI.

Nels has worked for prestigious yacht builders including Cambria Yachts and Ted Hood Yachts where he gained extensive knowledge in building and repairing onboard marine systems. Nels used his hands-on and client management experience to start his own company, Nordic Marine, which builds, refits, and repairs marine systems on notable yachts including DoradeSantanaOliver Hazard Perry and many others.

Nels holds an ABYC Master Technician certification. 


SCOA Member Presentations;  Michael DeSisto -Repowering a SC 35

SCOA Member Presentation; Tom Trump; Transatlantic Journey  

SCOA Member Presentations;  Bill Duggan will describe Kaleigh Duggan's  Pacific Reef Expedition from the Sea Education Association Class 280 Tahiti-Hawaii on board the SSV Robert Seamans. Reefs from Mo0rea, Rangiroa, Caroline, Christmas Islands will be shown.

Some afternoon break time at IYRS and/or Newport Nautical  

Entertainment by Captain and Member Ed Cazsazza 


others to be announced soon

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