New England, USA Junket, 8-10 Sept, 2017

  • 04 Apr 2017 21:01
    Reply # 4712014 on 4987828
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    New England, USA Junket, being planned for September 8 – 10, 2017. All are invited!

    The gathering will take place in the cove at Holbrook Island, outside of Castine, Maine, in Penobscot Bay. This is a well protected anchorage with good holding, a few first-come/first-served moorings, and peaceful wooded shoreline with public-access trails and well-maintained dinghy docks/floats. Just around the corner is the town of Castine and its harbor, with rental slips, moorings, restaurants, and the various other benefits of town.

    We can get together for a day, or a weekend, for visiting, and for sailing on the gorgeous waters of upper Penobscot Bay. All are welcome!

    If you might be interested, please contact me – your JRA "Committee Member without Portfolio" –  by replying here, or via e-mail at mwp1@junkrigassociation.org, and I will keep you updated with developments. Please feel free to pass this invitation along to whomever you think might be interested. This is not an "official" JRA event, but a gathering of like-minded friends, from within and outside of our organization here. There are no fees, and we are each, of course, responsible for our own well-being on and off the water.

    Hoping to see a good crowd!

    Shemaya

    PS For those who are on Facebook, some of the organizing for this junket is going on in the relatively new junk rig Facebook group, International Junk Rig: Sailing Old and New, found here.

    Last modified: 11 Apr 2017 02:34 | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Merged topic from Members' Events: 01 Aug 2017 19:46
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