Golf At WMTC



The World Maritime Technology Conference (WMTC) 2015  November 3-7, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence

Advance tickets are available for purchase for 10 events designed to complement the primary conference schedule and enhance the overall experience of attendees to the World Maritime Technology Conference (WMTC 2015), November 3-7 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

SNAME’s annual meeting and expo, the SNAME Maritime Convention (SMC), will be held in conjunction with the triennial WMTC.

SNAME 2015 Golf Tournament
8th Annual SNAME Golf Tournament
Tuesday, November 3
Wannamoisett Country Club
Individual golfer: $175
Student golfer: $100
Foursome: $600

Wannamoisett is home to one of the finest golf courses in the United States. The Donald Ross masterpiece has been ranked as one of the Top 50 courses in the nation by Golf Magazine, GolfWeek and Golf Digest. All proceeds from the golf tournament support the SNAME Scholarship Fund.

SNAME 2015 Regatta
7th Annual SNAME Cup Sailing Regatta
Saturday, November 7 – Sail Newport
Individual entry: $250/ Boat Team Sponsor: $1,800/ Student: $100
Reception only: $85

The races will be sailed in J22s and with a target of up to 5 races. Transportation to and from the Omni Providence Hotel will be provided, along with breakfast, lunch and a post-regatta reception at the Herreshoff Museum. Sail Newport, Inc., founded in 1983, is a non-profit 501 (C) (3) organization. Sail Newport is home to New England’s largest public sailing center and is considered Rhode Island’s premier public sailing site. All proceeds from the regatta support the SNAME Scholarship Fund.

Museum Tours – Saturday, November 7

Option 1: Steamship Historical Society of America
SSHSA offers a free tour of their new facility to WMTC attendees. This event includes refreshments and a complimentary copy of the Society’s publication, PowerShips, for each attendee.

Option 2: Herreshoff Marine Museum/ America’s Cup of Hall of Fame and Experience Rhode Island
The first half of the tour is a stop in Bristol, where the Herreshoff Marine Museum/ America’s Cup Hall of Fame is located. The museum is dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company and the America’s Cup competition. Following the museum, have lunch and shop in Newport. Attendees then enjoy the full “Newport: Lifestyle of the Rich and Famous” tour. On this tour, learn the stories of those who lived in the famous mansions on Bellevue Avenue, stop for pictures on Ocean Drive, see the homes of Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy, have time to stroll down quaint cobblestone streets, visit the beautiful grounds of the third-oldest lighthouse in America, and much more. Cost is $75 and includes tickets to the Newport Mansions, the Herreshoff Marine Museum and transportation.

Pre-Conference Reception – Tuesday, November 3
Providence Coal Fire Pizza
Tickets: All Attendees – $75
Includes: Open bar, Passed appetizers, Pizza Buffet, Hummus & Crudite Bar, Raw Bar, Pasta Station, Salad bar.

Banquet – Thursday, November 5
Ticket: $125/Table of 10: $1,400 (Contact Alana Anderson at to purchase a table). Students receive a comp ticket as part of the full registration package.

President’s Luncheon – Friday, November 6
Ticket: Attendees – $10/ Guests – $45. Students receive a comp ticket as part of the full registration package.

Topical Talks: Wednesday, November 4
Topical Lunch 1A: S/S Manhattan and Its Transit Through The Northwest Passage. Ticket: $40. Topical Lunch 1B: Volunteers Saving Lives at Sea. Ticket: $40.

Topical Talks: Thursday, November 5
Topical Breakfast 1: Unmanned Ships – A Fundamental Change in Shipping. Ticket: Attendees – $40/ Students: $5. Topical Lunch 2A: A New Organization for Safe and Effective Operation of Cruise Ships. Ticket: $40. Topical Lunch 2B: Capt. Cook’s Endeavour Bark in Newport (RI) Harbor. Ticket: $40.

Topical Talks: Friday, November 6
Topical Breakfast 2: Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. An advanced high-tech firm in 1903 with lessons for today. Ticket: Attendees – $40/ Students: $5.

Continuing Education Courses – Tuesday, November 3
Practical Seakeeping, Early Phase Ship Design, Yacht Design
Cost: Members – $210/ Students – $100/ Non-Members: $410.

To purchase tickets for any of the above events, register for WMTC 2015, view the conference schedule, get travel and hotel information, or learn about exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, visit the conference web site or contact Alana Anderson, SNAME Director of Events, or 1+703.997.6705. 

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