Votes can be cast online at: Please visit our Construction Portfolio section for information and photos of “Juno” wins the Ingrid Robinson Memorial award taking first place, and the Zeb Tilton Prize for first schooner over the finish line.
In the Gaff Boat (Non-Schooner Class) Our Brad Abbott, skippering owner David Grain’s G&B Holmes Hole 29 “Lisca”, received first place for the fastest gaff rig over the line. ) Lyle Zell placed 3rd in corrected time, skippering on the G&B Bella class 21′ sloop “Minnehaha”.
An extensive rebuild of MAH JONG was completed in June 2017 by Gannon & Benjamin in Vineyard Haven, with spars by Myles Therlow and sails by Ben Sperry.
A redesign and rebuild was completed with new deck, dog house, trunk cabin, and all new interior.
Author Sam Llewellyn went to Martha’s Vineyard for a sail. 86, “Artemis” is on the cover of the April issue of Classic Boat magazine.
She’s also been nominated by the magazine in the “Best Traditional New Build” category for their 2017 Annual Awards.
The deadline for voting is pm, Wednesday 28 February, 2018.
The vessel was sailed from Hong Kong, through the Suez Canal and through the Aegean Sea, stopping at Rhodes, Crete, Turkey and Greece.
We await the announcement of the winners, yet to be publicized as of today.
Our star boat this month is the brand new, traditionally-built 32ft double-ended sloop Artemis, from the American yard of Gannon and Benjamin.
In CHARLOTTE, a wooden schooner that Nat designed and built for himself and his family, Nat takes us on a winter voyage to the south coast of Haiti where he delivers a boatload of supplies to a local orphanage, and learns about the people who live there.
Nat’s booklet, Passage to Haiti, which had limited circulation, compelled us to create a Guide Post so that OCH members could read about CHARLOTTE’s voyage.