Approaching End of Season

The 2021 season was a little strange with a late start due to the damage from the March wind storm, followed later in the season with my bone headed move hitting a rock during the EGYC Annual regatta.  Fortunately, all was fixed and we were able to sail most events.  
Last weekend we completed the Conanicut ATI race. …

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Vento Solare New Mast Finally Installed

Vento Solare has a new mast and looks like a proper sailboat again.  Pat Tormey and I delivered to Hinckley on the afternoon of  Wednesday 19 May in preparation for scheduled mast stepping first thing Thursday morning.  When we arrived the crane crew was sitting idle waiting to step the masts on two boats that still hadn’t been moved out of the shed.  …

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Vento Solare Launched – March 2021!

A first in the record books for Vento Solare.  We splashed on 30 March 2021 – the first time ever we’ve made a March launch date.  Unfortunately the early launch date doesn’t provide immediate sailing gratification.  There is still plenty of storm damage work to be done. The early launch was enabled by some warm weather windows that permitted completing the bottom repairs. …

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