The Phoenix (Part 2)

The next major project was really a series of projects. With the assistance of my son Chris, a graduate of the IYRS school of composite fabrication. We sail Phoenix hard and in 2012 she had 39 years of sailing; I saw her sitting out in front of our house and saw a hull dimple on…

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The Phoenix (Part 1)

by Bruce Cox member of ACBS Photo credit Rob Migliaccio My involvement with the 36 started early. The 36 was designed and built by Bill Shaw, President of Pearson Yachts, a division of Grumman Allied industries. Bill Shaw was a friend of my father, joining us skiing the winter the 36 was in design. In…

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Antique Boat Museum Launches Hall of Fame

by Caitlin Playle Events & Communications Coordinator ABM CLAYTON, New York (September 19, 2019) – The Antique Boat Museum, North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, New York, launched its’ Hall of Fame at the Welcome Reception for the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s Annual International Meeting & Show on September 18th. The…

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Earth Whispers

by Tim Keyes member of the Mid-Atlantic chapter Earth Whispers is a French yacht built in 1975 by Nautic Saintonge. The Rorqual 44 CC ketch rig was designed as a performance sailing vessel. The company ceased operations in 1993, however, there are still a small number of this design in existence, mostly in Europe in…

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