Dickerson Sailboat

CUSTOMS OF THE DICKERSON OWNERS' ASSOCIATION

INTRODUCTION

The Dickerson Owners' Association (DOA) is an all-volunteer association dedicated to the preservation of classic Dickerson built yachts, camaraderie, and fun.

MEMBERSHIP

All owners of boats built by Dickerson Boat Builders are eligible to be members of the Dickerson Owners' Association. Additionally, former owners and others with interest in preserving the heritage of these boats are encouraged to stay engaged as Associate Members.

PUBLICATIONS

DUES

Dues are established by the members and are used to pay for the directories, the newsletters, trophies, and general expenses of the Association. Membership information and applications are available for Dickerson Owners and Associate Members. You may download a current application here.

ADMINISTRATION

Board of Advisors (BOA) - The administration of the DOA shall be vested with a Board of Advisors--staffed by the immediate Past Commodore, the Current Commodore and up to three more members (one who must be a carryover member) at the choosing of the Current Commodore. The Current Commodore shall lead the Board.

The BOA shall direct the activities of the DOA and may delegate to other persons or convene Committees as they see fit.

Commodore - The skipper and owner of the yacht winning the Dickerson Trophy is the Commodore of the organization for the year following the "race".

Secretary and/or Treasurer - The Secretary/Treasurer is responsible for the fiscal matters of the DOA including funds collection and expenditures. He/she shall be appointed or elected and shall serve in respective capacities to provide continuity from year to year.

EVENTS

BURGEE AND OTHER MERCHANDISE

The Dickerson burgee, a blue pennant with a white A circumscribed by D, is available from the Association for a minimal charge. Additional Dickerson themed merchandise is stocked and available via the "Treasure Chest".

Nov 2013