529Labor Day Weekend Message
- Sep 3, 1999Hello To All,
Just a reminder about the survey. It looks like 13 out of the 38 of us have
filled in the on-line survey. It is pretty interesting to see the
differences in our yachts, and the similarities in the crews! If you
haven't dropped by the onelist site recently I recommend it, espescially now
that it is all updated and more user-friendly.
Don't forget, there is also a shared files area where we can add anything we
would like to share with the group. Photos are an especially nice thing to
Now that the sailing season is starting to wind down, I hope you'll all post
The crew of Blue Pearl spent a cold three weeks on the coast of Northern
California, so are anxious to install a cabin heater ASAP ! Any
I understand IONA is in the yard for a repower, failing the resurrection of
their Hurth 15. Send them good thoughts at a stressful time, please.
A question of Hetty Brace--How do you like the PocketMail? I am very
interested in hearing how well it works, and I bet the rest of us would be
interested as well.
If you've just joined, Welcome.
Feel free to post as soon as possible and Please try the survey! I had
hoped to enter each vessels basic information in a shared file, but have not
quite figured out how given the configuration of the site. It is actually
quite helpful to band together. An example is the V-Drive issue. Most US
boats are conventionally powered which is what most yards here are equipped
to deal with. There ARE things that are quite different about V-drives
beyond the appearance! Having one of us know that we have to stress this
fact to the yardsmen and sharing that kknowledge helps the next owner to get
better service/repairs and be back on the water sooner (an with less
Have a Relaxing Labor Day