Re: Any Creekmore owners?
Just happened upon this forum. Since 1969, we've owned the first Creekmore "Centerboarder", 36.5' sloop built by Ray in 1957.Third owners. Ray finished her himself to be prototype for a number of hulls to follow which owners could finish themselves. Ours has varnished mahogany cabin trunk and sparse basic interior. Original Daimler Benz diesel runs like new. Hull hand laid cloth with no core. Extremely thick and strong. Ray built a round fiberglass mast and boom with masthead rig. We put in an aluminum mast/boom stepped on keel about 35 years ago, changing to 7/8ths rig which eliminated weather helm and improved sailing immensely. She sails like a dream. We have a copy of Rays original brochure which clearly shows our boat. We've sailed the New England coast for 44 years in this boat. Boat's name is "Nepenthe" from Stonington, CT.