CYOA - Re: New blog about renovating my Columbia 7.6
My guess is that neither of us are completely original. There must be more out there too. I think its a great name though. I have many projects around like your boat too. Would like to see your project if you wish to share. Varnishing is definitely the best step, a chance to see your hard work shine.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Sailwood@... wrote:
> So I guess I'm not original in naming my nearly complete dinghy
> Callinectes. Struggled with a name, drew back on my marine biology undergrad while
> crabbing off the dock, and out popped Callinectes. Ordered the vinyl name,
> which still occupies the shipping box 3 years later. Just a little varnish
> and she's done.
> In a message dated 2/24/2013 10:35:51 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> dcthenderson@... writes:
> That story of your Callinectes sounds amazing. I am glad that you approve
> of the name. Thanks for reading my humble attempts at writing.
> To subscribe, the blog just gets delivered (a bit like an email) to
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> Thanks again and best wishes,
> --- In email@example.com_
> (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org) , "Peter" wrote:
> > David,
> > Thanks for posting the link to your blog. I plan to go back and admire
> your work, as this looks very enjoyable.
> > I read your exigesis of your boat name CALLINECTES, and that was very
> dear, reminding me of a warm night sailing single handed under a faint moon
> across the Lower Chesapeake.
> > POGO was tripping along at about 6 kts on flat water with a SSW breezea
> and a flooding tide.
> > As I stepped up on the fore deck to check lights and various other
> things, I looked ahead across the rosy moonlight-bathed water and saw a slight
> disturbance on the surface.
> > As POGO pulled onward, we came alongside this thing, overtaking this
> life form which was swimming along, and I could see it was a large crab,
> swimming on the surface, heading north with the tidal current.
> > In your blog explaining the origins of the boat name CALLINECTES, you
> tell readers that you adopted the name because it means "beautiful swimmer".
> These words resonated with my recollection of the callinectes sapidus of my
> own little story, swimming along under the moon that night; beautiful in
> the rare moment; so perfectly adapted; a fearless yet vulnerable "beautiful
> swimmer", indeed.....
> > ~ pete
> > --- In email@example.com_
> (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org) , "dcthenderson" wrote:
> > >
> > > I wanted to share a project I am working on. I will be adding posts on
> how I took this decaying 1978 and tried to make her shine again. I would
> love to hear any feedback.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > David
> > >
> > > Green Water Heritage: _http://greenwaterheritage.blogspot.com_
> > >