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Re: Sailing on a 1920's Alden Schooner

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Originally Posted by jppp View Post
When I was a kid we had a '29 Alden Schooner built by Gamage in ME. We sailed her primarily fom Newport and from Bimini to Boothe Bay. With all sails flying 10 knots was not uncommon. I kinda remember her beam was quite narrow for a 53' boat. Dad loved to call for the "Gollywobbler" . They he would yell, let it all hang out!
By any chance was that '29 Alden Schooner built by Gamage named "Voyager" and was your dad an architect?
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