Raising Sail on "Spirit of Jessica"

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Raising Sail on "Spirit of Jessica"

Postby Joel-n-Kathy » Sun May 12, 2013 10:02 am

Kathy and I have been looking forward to posting pictures on the Launching Ramp page for over a year now. And it's time!!

Here is a glimpse at our Glen-L Minuet.

May 11, 2013-Clear Lake, TX

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We're speechless!!! :D

(more pix on http://mtnpirate.blogspot.com)

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"Spirit of Jessica"
Glen-L Minuet launched May 13, 2013
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Re: Raising Sail on "Spirit of Jessica"

Postby Bill Edmundson » Sun May 12, 2013 11:11 am

Joel & Kathy

Simply put. There's just nothing like it. Is there?

Bill :D
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Re: Raising Sail on "Spirit of Jessica"

Postby vupilot » Sun May 12, 2013 12:43 pm

Fantastic! You can see the pride beaming from you both!

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Re: Raising Sail on "Spirit of Jessica"

Postby Roberta » Sun May 12, 2013 4:51 pm

Love it!!!!!!!

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Re: Raising Sail on "Spirit of Jessica"

Postby jeffh » Sun May 12, 2013 5:35 pm

That is great, congratulations!
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Re: Raising Sail on "Spirit of Jessica"

Postby Joel-n-Kathy » Mon May 20, 2013 11:45 am

And an update.....

An 11 mile sail, 3 days aboard and a wonderful first event for "Spirit of Jessica" this past weekend! Clear Lake to Baytown, TX.

We never thought we could make such a "splash" with a 15' boat at a Big Boat party, but....

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they even created the award for "Most Flags per Foot" at the celebration for us! To say the least, we were well received!

What a party and what a sail! (20 gusting 28 and she did great!) that's another story...

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Re: Raising Sail on "Spirit of Jessica"

Postby slug » Mon May 20, 2013 1:26 pm

Congratulations on a great job. Looks like the perfect sailboat for the two of you.

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Re: Raising Sail on "Spirit of Jessica"

Postby Gayle Brantuk » Tue May 21, 2013 9:37 am

Congratulations Joel N Kathy! Your Minuet looks beautiful and your enthusiasm is inspiring. I like your blog--that's neat that you met Bob Bitchin'!


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