Mass Seeking Ernestina Proposals

We received the following notice from ASTA:

Attention ASTA members and friends,

The American Sail Training Association has received a notice from the Department of Conservation and Recreation for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts seeking proposals from qualified parties for the annual operation of the educational sailing program and tourist attraction programming for the schooner Ernestina.

Detailed information can be found by reviewing the request for proposal (RFP) posted on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts COMM-Pass system at (RFP # DCR-2005-0017).

All interested parties must submit their proposals no later than February 3, 2006. A bidders conference will be held on January 10, 2006 at 1300 at the New Bedford State Pier in New Bedford, MA. Questions should be directed to Brian Shanahan, Southeast Regional Director at 508-866-2580 X104.

Lori A. Aguiar
Program Manager
American Sail Training Association
240 Thames Street, PO Box 1459
Newport, RI 02840
Tel: 401-846-1775
Cell: 401-862-4533
Fax: 401-849-5400


I will attend the info meeting and ask some "clarifying questions"