Bill Kneller

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Plan B – Sailing Starts for 2020

When “Plan A” fell apart with the Navy Marina restricting boat access until 1 June, we had to find another way to go sailing.  A little sleuthing in Newport found that there were slips available for the month of May in downtown Newport.  On Tuesday 5 May, Spirit and Vento Solare had a pleasurable sail on …

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Vento Solare Launched but 2020 Season on Hold

The 2020 season was shaping up nicely with boat preps, but the whole Covid 19 situation has really messed up the sailing schedule. The 2020 Season schedule has been updated and is covered at the bottom of this post. In this post: Thanks to those who helped Spring Preps! Launch & Delivery to Newport Complete …

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Spring 2020 Boat Preps with Health Precautions

Vento Solare 2020 preparations are progressing well through the coronavirus pandemic.  Bill was safe with a Tyvec suit and full face respirator sanding and painting the bottom.  On Friday 20 March, the work team of Erin & Gardner Howe with Mike & Cheryl Marrone practiced safe distancing as everyone maintained 10 foot separation to wax …

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