R i p wolfenzee...dammit - Page 4 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Like Tree44Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #31  
Old 08-12-2013
zeehag's Avatar
snake charmer, cat herder
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: refitting a formosa in exotic tropical locations....
Posts: 1,641
Thanks: 4
Thanked 23 Times in 23 Posts
Rep Power: 6
zeehag is on a distinguished road
Re: R i p wolfenzee...dammit

Quote:
inkslinger
Registered User
Re: RIP Wolfenzee (David)
David "Wolenzee" Ewoldt was my friend for 6 years here in Port Townsend, Washington. He was born in the northeastern states, Portsmouth Maine I believe. He had a degree in Molecular Biology and if memory serves me correctly that was at Princeton. Sometime in his 30's I believe he had a serious car accident which left him with a permanent brain injury. His short term memory mostly was affected but true to form he carried on. His love of sailing came at an early age as he and his brother and Father would sail often. He spoke alot about these times. He purchased what is now "Waltzing Matilda" about the time I met him. He would often say to me "I need some help" to which I would sit down and discuss sometimes for hours how he could do something himself. And even if it took a month or more.to complete the job he was proud as hell because he would realize that by golly Inkslinger is right....I can, I did, and it looks classy! David was nearing completion of adding his personal touch to "Waltzing Matilda" and was awaiting a crew member to head south and eventually to Panama. He is survived by his brother Eric of Panama and Florida and his sister Jennifer of California. I am proud to have been his friend and to see how loved he was by all who have passed kind word both on this forum as well as locally. He will be missed by all. David touch many lives and he was like a brother. Sail on my friend with your Father and may your journey be peaceful.
from the other forum.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

formosa 41 and ericson 35mII
cruising tropical mexico at present, working my way southward



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #32  
Old 08-12-2013
chucklesR's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Pasadena Md - Magothy side
Posts: 5,977
Thanks: 10
Thanked 30 Times in 30 Posts
Rep Power: 9
chucklesR is a jewel in the rough chucklesR is a jewel in the rough chucklesR is a jewel in the rough
Re: R i p wolfenzee...dammit

Dang, go while you can fellow's.
I'll miss him in chat.
Rhapsody-NS27 likes this.
__________________
Lessons learned are opportunities earned.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #33  
Old 08-12-2013
Cruisingdad's Avatar
Best Looking MALE Mod
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Washington State
Posts: 9,904
Thanks: 3
Thanked 107 Times in 53 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough
Re: R i p wolfenzee...dammit

Wolf was a gentleman here and I am sure in the 'real world' also. He will be missed. At least he died doing what he loved. THat we should all be so lucky.

RIP Wolf. I am sure you are sailing up there right now too.

Brian
__________________
Sailnet Moderator



1987 Tayana Vancouver 42, Credendo Vides, (Mom and Pops boat, F/T Mobile Live Aboards in Puget Sound)

My Website:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Follow My Blog at:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Follow me on Facebook:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #34  
Old 08-12-2013
bljones's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: South Coast Ontario
Posts: 8,136
Thanks: 32
Thanked 70 Times in 63 Posts
Rep Power: 7
bljones has a spectacular aura about bljones has a spectacular aura about
Re: R i p wolfenzee...dammit

UPDATED: PT liveaboard found floating near sailboat, dies at hospital - ptleader.com: Breaking News
__________________
It's 5 o'clock somewhere:


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #35  
Old 08-12-2013
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
inkslinger is on a distinguished road
Re: R i p wolfenzee...dammit

Sorry folks. Just felt a need to confirm this news. Not a hoax as I watched helplessly as the paramedics worked on David for 20 minutes. I have been his friend for over 6 years and I reported his passing on CF. I just last night put out more info about his life on CF. Fair winds my friend.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #36  
Old 08-12-2013
Cruisingdad's Avatar
Best Looking MALE Mod
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Washington State
Posts: 9,904
Thanks: 3
Thanked 107 Times in 53 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough
Re: R i p wolfenzee...dammit

Quote:
Originally Posted by inkslinger View Post
Sorry folks. Just felt a need to confirm this news. Not a hoax as I watched helplessly as the paramedics worked on David for 20 minutes. I have been his friend for over 6 years and I reported his passing on CF. I just last night put out more info about his life on CF. Fair winds my friend.
We knew it wasnt.

I personally have had the pleasure of speaking with him over the past. He was a good guy and thoughtful. He will be missed.

Thank you for coming on here and passing the news.

Brian
zeehag likes this.
__________________
Sailnet Moderator



1987 Tayana Vancouver 42, Credendo Vides, (Mom and Pops boat, F/T Mobile Live Aboards in Puget Sound)

My Website:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Follow My Blog at:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Follow me on Facebook:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #37  
Old 08-12-2013
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 3,427
Thanks: 0
Thanked 116 Times in 103 Posts
Rep Power: 4
JonEisberg will become famous soon enough
Re: R i p wolfenzee...dammit

Quote:
Originally Posted by inkslinger View Post
Sorry folks. Just felt a need to confirm this news. Not a hoax as I watched helplessly as the paramedics worked on David for 20 minutes. I have been his friend for over 6 years and I reported his passing on CF. I just last night put out more info about his life on CF. Fair winds my friend.
Beautiful tribute you wrote to David, above - thanks for posting that...

My condolences to you, and his other friends and family...
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #38  
Old 08-12-2013
Sal Paradise's Avatar
Captain Obvious
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: New York
Posts: 723
Thanks: 13
Thanked 22 Times in 22 Posts
Rep Power: 2
Sal Paradise is on a distinguished road
Re: R i p wolfenzee...dammit

RIP wolfenzee, David . I am very sorry to read this.
__________________
Sal Paradise
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #39  
Old 08-12-2013
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Oceanside CA
Posts: 695
Thanks: 5
Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
Rep Power: 13
jephotog is on a distinguished road
Re: R i p wolfenzee...dammit

Sailnet sorry for your loss.

Fair winds David,
__________________
Jordan
West Wight Potter 14 "Lemon Drop"
Oceanside CA
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #40  
Old 08-12-2013
djodenda's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Kirkland, Washington
Posts: 1,571
Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 10
djodenda will become famous soon enough djodenda will become famous soon enough
Re: R i p wolfenzee...dammit

My sincere condolences to David's family and friends.

It gets better.
__________________
David

1987 CS 36 Merlin "Kyrie"

"They drove a dump truck full of money up to my house. I'm not made of stone!" -Krusty the Clown
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bob Perry's take on Wolfenzee's dream boat Jeff_H Sailboat Design and Construction 1154 02-03-2014 02:42 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:45 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.