NMHA General Meetings

Speakers & Presentations

2001

  • First meeting – Presentation on NMHA Organization

2002

  • 1/24/02 – Kathy Dorn Severini “Navesink River Historic Photographs”
  • 3/21/02 – T.J. McMahon “Steamboats on the Navesink”
  • 5/16/02 – Greg Strand “Iceboats on the Navesink”
  • 9/26/02 – Rik van Hemmen and Gail O’Reilly “View from the River”
  • 11/21/02 – Bob Pulsch “Restoration of the Heron, a 1911 Schooner”

2003

  • 1/23/03 – Rik van Hemmen and Charles Ladoulis, “A Classroom on the Navesink: The Steamboat Project”
  • 3/20/03 – Megan Springate, MCHA author of “Steamboats in Monmouth County: A Gazetteer”
  • 5/22/03 – William Kornblum, author of “At Sea in the City”
  • 9/25/03 – Andy Willner, NJ Baykeeper “Oysters on the Navesink”
  • 11/20/03 – Meghan Wren, NJ Baykeeper, “The A J MeerwaldSchooner and the Bayshore Discovery Project”

2004

  • 1/24/04 – Katie Buckley, Chairwoman, Navesink-Swimming River Watershed Group “Collaboration on the Watershed”
  • 3/18/04 – Greg Strand, North Shrewsbury Ice Boat Club, “Restoration of the Rocket”
  • 5/20/04 – Donald Betts, “Floating the Apple: Open Water Whitehall Rowing in New York”
  • 9/16/04 – Chet Erman “Toms River Seaport Society and Wooden Boat Festival”
  • 11/18/04 – Rich Ballezza, Boathouse Director, Newburgh Rowing Club, “Community Boathouses”

2005

  • 1/27/05 – Charles Ladoulis and Rik van Hemmen, “Community Boathouse on the Navesink River”
  • 3/24/05 – Dave Chouinard, the Fly Hatch “Fly Fishing on the Navesink River”
  • 5/26/05 – Rob Rielly, “Restoration of a Classic Catboat: The Marshall Sandling – Meg”
  • 9/22/05 – William H. White, author of “The Naval History of the War of 1812 and War with the Barbary Pirates”
  • 11/17/05 – Bill Ward “Restoration of the Jet 14”

2006

  • 1/18/06 – Bob O’Brien “History of Boating in NJ”
  • 3/22/06 – Peter Rowe “NJ Marine Sciences Consortium: Making a Difference Through Research, Education and Outreach”
  • 5/24/06 – Tono and Tiaa Miakoda, “Sailability NJ: Community Sailing Program for Disabled and Able-Bodied Adults and Youth”
  • 9/20/06 – Michael Bagley, Project U.S.E., “Developing a Coastal Education Program for NJ Youth”
  • 12/6/06 – Bob Brummer and Rob Garratano, “The Oldest Surviving Wooden Seaman’s Skiff”

2007

  • 1/24/07 – Doug MacFarland “Taking Old Boats and Making Them Better than New”
  • 2/28/07 – Tony D’Eloia “Renaissance of the WoodPussy for the 21st Century”
  • 3/28/07 – Rob Garratano “History and Restoration of the Jersey Speed Skiff”
  • 4/25/07 – Charles Ladoulis, “A Century of Racing on the Navesink – Sculling, Sailing, to Speedboats”
  • 5/23/07 – Team Planning for the June 9-10 Wooden Boat Fest
  • 9/26/07 – Rik van Hemmen “Building a Dugout Canoe”
  • 10/17/07 – Dr. Richard Butz “History of the Buffalo State College Maritime Center”
  • 12/5/07 – John Scarano “Scarano Boatbuilding”

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Navesink Maritime Heritage Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving knowledge and appreciation of Monmouth County's maritime heritage through programs that teach wooden boat building and boat handling skills; through preserving the history of Monmouth County's wooden boat builders and other maritime history; and through the experiental on-the-water programs of River Rangers for middle school children and Sea Scout Ship Navesink for co-ed youth age 14-21.

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