Hyer family to set sail from San Diego to New Zealand
March 30, 2023
On September first Dr. Jennifer (Jen) Hyer will begin an eighteen month sabbatical from the Petersburg Medical Center to sail from San Diego to New Zealand with her family.
When she and her husband, Chris Hyer, first started dating twenty-seven years ago, Chris gave Jen the book "Dove," about a boy who sailed around the world, and told her it was a dream of his. She was immediately on board and boats have been a constant in their lives ever since.
Their first home together was a 30' Sundowner Tug on the Columbia River while Jen was in medical school in Portland, Oregon. When she received...