Hull #335 – Winter Dream

Quick Facts Model: Dinette Year Built: 1974 Hull #: 335 Vessel Name: Winter Dream Owner Name: Tom Turlington Hailing Port: Willoughby Marina, Norfolk, VA E-mail: Sailboat’s History The original owner Mr Russ Ottey,  from Massachusetts.  He had the boat for years. He sailed his boat Winter Dream, solo except for Cocoa and interrupted briefly by a broken leg, from Buzzards […]

Modified on April 2nd, 2019

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Bristol 27’s Being Manufactured

A kind reader (Paul) recently sent me some photos of his old Bristol 27 being built in the factory.  I’ve never come across photos like these on the internet before, so I believe this is the first time they’ve been posted to the general public.  I’ve included a few of the images below:   If […]

Modified on May 6th, 2013


Hull #054 – Moxie

Quick Facts Model: Cruising Year Built: 1966 Hull #: 54 Vessel Name: Moxie Owner Name: Jim Creech Hailing Port: Port-Rescue, Virginia Sailboat History The Original owner lived aboard somewhere in New York for unknown length of time. 2nd owner purchased boat and sailed to Annapolis. This boat was sailed extensively on the Chesapeake Bay with occasional cruises from Maine to Florida […]

Modified on January 30th, 2014

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Hull #356 – Wind Waker

Quick Facts Model: Dinette Year Built: 1976 Hull #: 356 Vessel Name: Wind Waker Owner Name: Bryan Sherman Hailing Port: E-mail:  Sailboat History Purchased from PO in North East, MD in the spring of 2011. Wind Waker had been in the freshwater part of the Chesapeake her whole life. She is now a Great Lakes boat, sailing out of Harbor […]

Modified on May 17th, 2013

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Hull #100 – Kiji

Quick Facts Model: Cruising Year Built: 1966 Hull #: 100 Vessel Name: Kiji Owner Name: Rachael Bohannon Hailing Port: Chesapeake Bay Owner Comments 10/17/19 – Hi – from the new owner of Kiji Purchased from Joe a couple years ago, have since made a few modifications worthy of note, with interest of adding more to make her more […]

Modified on October 17th, 2019

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Hull # – Esperance

Quick Facts Model: Dinette Year Built: 1967 Hull #: Vessel Name: Esperance Owner Name: Ryan Corkrey Hailing Port: Pudget Sound, Washington Sailboat History Ryan purchased his bought from a person who was living aboard for two years.  Apparently, the previous owner had sailed from Texas stopping in California, Hawaii, then spent one year in the Puget Sound. Owner […]

Modified on July 11th, 2016

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