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Re: Registration, was Re: Sailing boats must have names


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Posted by Mike Field on November 29, 2016 at 15:08:57 user mikefield.

In Reply to: Re: Registration, was Re: Sailing boats must have names posted by Alex Forbes on November 25, 2016 at 21:03:53:

Alex' last comment is not entirely true -- all I came up with was reams of praise for his build.... :)

I might also add that his sloop Bucephalus, to which Foal is the tender, has a great pedigree. She is one of my all-time favourite boats. Alex can correct me here, but I believe she's a Herreshoff design, being 19' on deck and drawing 3'-3". I love her perfectly-balanced gaff rig. And she's also perfectly-named, as you'll remember that the original Bucephalus was the horse ridden by the first Alexander-the-Great.


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