Getting up close and personal with a 96 year old. (now 97!)

24 June 2013 | Frejus, France
04 June 2013 | Antibes, France
19 May 2013 | Off the coast of Tunisia
13 May 2013 | Tunisia
05 May 2013 | Tunisia
28 April 2013 | Tunisia
23 April 2013 | Tunisia
22 April 2013
21 April 2013 | Tunisia
14 April 2013 | Tunisia
07 April 2013 | Tunisia
02 April 2013 | Tunisia
26 March 2013 | Tunisia
11 March 2013 | France
03 March 2013 | Tunisia
24 February 2013 | Tunisia
17 February 2013 | Tunisia
10 February 2013 | France
04 February 2013 | France
27 January 2013 | Tunisia

Days 20 and 21

06 February 2012 | France
Jonathan Greenwood
Week 4 finished well with the boys starting to produce sawdust, in ever increasing quantities, making scaffold trestles and stiffeners for the boat. Some quantity surveying has gone on and work has continued on the plans. I will be contacting Kurt at the MIT for some precisions and to order some more.
Cap'n Nat was very thorough in his preparations for a new build and we are lucky to have excellent custodians of this invaluable design material.
Week 5 has begun with the production of more sawdust and Salvatore, the yard owner and shipwright par excellence, has informed me that the aft port corner of the boat is 8 cms (3 inches) lower than it should be. Oh dear, it seems the old girl needs a buttock tuck !
Here in France, I have almost finished preparations for my departure on Wednesday by Ferry from Genoa to Tunis. I'm a bit worried about Italian captains and Tunisian customs but I suppose I shall muddle through. I will post my adventures on Thursday.

Vessel Name: Chinook
Vessel Make/Model: N G Herreshoff New York Yacht Club 40 footer
Hailing Port: London
Crew: Graham Walker, Jono Greenwood, Sandra Ugolini, Andrew Bates, Manu Fontaine
Chinook was built in 1916 for Oliver G Jennings of the New York Yacht Club. She is hull number 782 and was launched as "Pauline" in the spring of that year along with her 11 sisterships. She raced with much success through out the twenties and thirties and changed ownership a couple of times during [...]
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Who: Graham Walker, Jono Greenwood, Sandra Ugolini, Andrew Bates, Manu Fontaine
Port: London