Urger Needs a Reboot - Here’s the post I did the day my season on the Urger ended. The boat seriously needs a reboot now, a rewind, since it will NOT been operating season of 2...
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|Rosie - a Rosinante|
|The highlights for me were, of course, the L. Francis Herreshoff designs. In addition to my Buzzards Bay 14 - a Sensible Cruising Designs selection - there was the flagship Ticonderoga and the Rosinante's Rosie and Cadenza. And as part-time residents of Friendship, Maine, the Friendship Sloop Natanya must be mentioned. (full slideshow HERE)|
|Indian Harbor Yacht Club - house and dock, Greenwich|
|Natanya - Friendship sloop|
|North River 2|
|Natanya - bow|
|Peter & Margaret Quigley's John Dory crossing our bow|
Reading Mr. Heaney’s restrained, earthy poems, you can almost smell the bits of straw and dried sheep dung woven into their woolen fabrics. His work has as much compression, cogency and unhurried rural gravitas as that of any poet alive.
Mr. Muldoon, after toddling briefly in Mr. Heaney’s footsteps, has emerged as a much wilder cat, an allusive and riddling poet, one whose Irish roots are tucked into the shadows cast by his cerebral lightning.
Pacing the stage in a tunic-like white shirt his head topped by a cumulonimbus of hair, he called to mind an old testament prophet, a figure of adamant authority." Amen.Music Review - Sonny Rollins Celebrates Birthday at Beacon Theater - NYTimes.com
|"Believe me my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats."|