Aesthetic Fine Mineral Specimens, Crystals, Gemstones for Rockshops, Rockhounds, Collectors and Mineral Clubs with Articles on Mineral Collecting, Mineral Locations, Mineral Research, Mineral History, Earth Sciences, Geology
John Betts - Fine Minerals, New York, NY
Dealers of Fine Minerals and Natural Crystal Clusters since 1989.

Sailboat Restoration

This shot was taken during year three. I cast Judy off in our dinghy so she could take the photo. You can clearly see the club-footed jib. The jibboom alowed the jib to tack without need for any adjusting the sheet. The boat was 28 feet long but only 7 feet wide, very narrow by todays standards. This made her fast in light air, a common occurrence on the Long Island Sound (known locally as The Dead Sea) wher we kept her.

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