That is terrible news.
I remember asking Robert in a thread about building a dinghy, and he responded with sincerity and in detail.
Looks like he last posted her on 2/12 and last visited 2/16 which would have been just before he passed away.
The Sailnet community has lost one of its own.
This is a very sad day.
Courtney is My Hero
If a man is to be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps a bit better than most - E.B. White