Just a quick tease for all of you registering for REGROUPEX 17! The ball caps are in, thanks to Donna and Miles Bradley, Scott Elder, and Ron Squiers. Donna did all the heavy lifting with the vendor, with Miles, Scott, and Ron providing ‘supervisory oversight’, as well as the financial support.

These four are your generous sponsors contributing the ball caps to every shipmate attending REGROUPEX 17 in Orlando, FL, this September 1-4 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort.

They look similar to the ones we had for REGROUPEX 09, with gold stitching on a solid blue, heavy duty ball cap. We did have the foresight to order both silver and gold dolphins to correspond with the dishes you ate off of on the boat so nobody feels left out!

If you haven’t yet registered, get hot, and go to the website, and register using the appropriate button in the right hand column of the website.

If you are not able to attend, but still want a snazzy Bates ball cap, or you are attending, and just want an extra one, let me know directly, or you can wait a few days and I’ll have an order form up for you in the ship’s store.

Many thanks to Miles & Donna, Scott, and Ron for their sponsorship of REGROUPEX 17.

Bravo Zulu!


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