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 Website: Sailboat History 1966 – ? = Unknown Owners ? – ~2017? = Joe Molare named the boat “Fanny Adams” and sailed out of Old Road Bay, Baltimore, MD. ~2017 – Current = Rachael Bohannon who […]

Modified on October 16th, 2020

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Hull #179 – Esperance

Quick Facts Model: Dinette Year Built: 1967 Hull #:  179 Vessel Name: Esperance Owner Name: Ryan Corkrey Hailing Port: Pudget Sound, Washington Sailboat History 10/21/20 – My name is Gary Shinn. My wife, Merridy, and I bought Esperance, our 1967 Bristol 27, hull #179 in 2001 through Mahina Yachts in Winslow, Bainbridge Island, WA. She was then owned […]

Modified on October 22nd, 2020

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