Fans bundle up for classic boat show

Published: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 10:26 AM.

In addition to many private entries, the Apalachicola Maritime Museum brought the L. Francis Herreshoff-designed 58-foot wooden ketch, Heritage, which took the ribbon for Best in Show among large sailing vessels. The museum also brought two classic wooden steam-powered vessels, and a group of model skiffs which were constructed by the students of Project Impact, an after-school program run through the city of Apalachicola.

 

 

Boat show winners

·         Best In Show Overall: James Doherty, Oxford, Ga. for a 14’ 6” sailboat built in 2011.

·         Best In Show Antique Boat: David Soule, Roseland for Carib II, a 1924 sailboat 52’ designed by Ralph Monroe.

·         Best In Show Classic Boat: Charles and Lisa Savage, Fairhope Ala. for a 1946 Garwood Ensign.



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