September 2009 Section Meeting – Harken

September Program

Harken, Inc.

4:30 p.m. Thursday September 24th, 2009

 

 Harken, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of quality sailboat hardware and accessories.

Our gear has dominated such events as the America’s Cup and Olympics. Our blocks, travelers, furling systems and winches can be found aboard everything from the smallest dinghies to the largest megayachts and cruisers.

Headquartered in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, Harken manufactures in the USA and Italy. Its network includes offices in 48 countries, with group offices located in Australia, France, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States (Rhode Island, California, and Florida).

September Program

Harken, Inc.

4:30 p.m. Thursday September 24th, 2009

 

 Harken, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of quality sailboat hardware and accessories.

Our gear has dominated such events as the America’s Cup and Olympics. Our blocks, travelers, furling systems and winches can be found aboard everything from the smallest dinghies to the largest megayachts and cruisers.

Headquartered in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, Harken manufactures in the USA and Italy. Its network includes offices in 48 countries, with group offices located in Australia, France, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States (Rhode Island, California, and Florida).

 

Schedule:

4:30pm – 5:30: Tour of Harken, Inc

(1251 East Wisconsin Ave, Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-3755)

5:30pm – 6:00: Meet at Radisson Hotel

(N14 W24140 Tower Place, Pewaukee WI 53072)

6:00pm – 6:30: Dinner, Buffet Style. Menu items will be communicated soon.

6:30pm – 8:00: Presentations 

 

Costs:  

 

SAE Members

$20.00

Non-Members / Guests

$25.00

Retirees

$15.00

Students

$10.00


Presenters:

Bill Goggin Harken USA CEO

Welcome and Overview

Peter and Olaf Harken – Founders, Harken Inc.

The Harken Story

Wes Wilcox – Harken Engineering

Harken Product Development and Engineering, the story behind the world’s greatest sailboat hardware.

To Harken, Inc.

I-94 to HWY 164 (Pewaukee Rd.)

North ~1.3 miles to CR-M (Watertown Rd)

West on CR-M (Watertown Rd) for ~0.8 miles

Harken, Inc is located on the North side of the street

To Radisson Hotel

Turn LEFT out of the Harken parking lot onto CR-M

After ~0.8 miles turn RIGHT onto HWY 164

Turn RIGHT onto Tower Place

Radisson Hotel is on the Right