29er The 29er class website is active (29ernorthamerican.org — including used boats). Meanwhile, the Florida 29er fleet is training regularly from the US Sailing Center Miami and would like more boats. Next event is in MiamiApril 3-4, Friday and Saturday this week, “Midwinters East”. Leandro has spots reserved for girls in the boats you sailed.…
I’m giving you these comments because I have very high expectations and I know that you can reach them.
This wonderful gaff-rigged knockabout celebrates 100 years in 2014. My brother-in-law (farthest forward) let me steer his boat, SMOKE, last summer. Photo by Mary Feeny.
Leaning on the McPherson Cup, wearing a Haarstick Sails t-shirt.
“A boat, by God, its just a gleamin’ beautiful creation. And when you pull the sail up on a boat, you’ve got a little bit of really somethin’ God-given. Man, it goes bleetin’ off like a bird wing, you know, and there’s nothin’ else like it.” Clark Mills, designer of the Optimist
Bristol Harbor is a great place to mess around in boats.