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Sailboat as a "Summer Home"

Started by Sal Farina. Last reply by Dan Goldberg Dec 31, 2009. 5 Replies

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Comment by carole lowry on July 7, 2009 at 8:42am
Michael:
Thank you for the offer. I crew on a 373 Bene. Great boat, smooth sailing on the Atlantic (2 small rain storms with a few boomers) and easy to handle at Hell-Gate with the 2 currents. We had some small swirls but she breezed right through.
All the best
carole
Comment by carole lowry on July 7, 2009 at 8:15am
Per/tour guide, she still lives on the property at Sagemore Hill.
Carole
Comment by Art Dufresne on July 7, 2009 at 8:02am
Back in the late 80's I met and raced with Elizabeth Roosevelt and her nephew on her J-24 out of Oyster Bay. She was a very active and competitive racer....I'm sure she is still sailing, if she is able
Comment by carole lowry on July 6, 2009 at 7:42pm
Will be driving to Oyster Bay. No boat trip this time. Also, not my book another author. History of Theodore Roosevelt's work with conservation and the Nat'l Parks.
All the best
Carole
Comment by Michael Cioffi on July 6, 2009 at 11:53am
Im in Port Jeff Harbor, plenty of water and mellow wakes.
Comment by Art Dufresne on July 6, 2009 at 10:57am
Carole

Just got word that all the hatches and portlights are done and are on their way up.

By the 29th I'll probably be out at Block, Cuttyhunk or the Vineyard. After that will be heading down to the Chesapeake....but if I'm still in the area we'll head over on the 29th.
Comment by Art Dufresne on July 6, 2009 at 10:54am
Michael

Are you in Setauket Harbor? That looks a little tricky for a 6' draft entering at other than hide tide...or are you in Port Jeff harbor? How are the ferry wakes on a mooring?

Art
Comment by Michael Cioffi on July 6, 2009 at 10:01am
Oh yea, 631-838-6863
Zingara is our boat. a 40' Bene. LOL
Comment by Michael Cioffi on July 6, 2009 at 10:00am
Hi Carole & Art
it looks like you had great trips.
i live in Poquott, the west shore of port jeff harbor. when ever your in town give a call. your more then welcome to the mooring
Comment by carole lowry on July 6, 2009 at 9:55am
Hi Art
Glad to see you are back in the area. Will be in Oyster Bay on the 29th for a book signing at Sagemore Hill.
All the best
Carole
 

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