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Coming next weekend, the 4th through the 6th, the spectacular 31st annual Gloucester Schooner Festival is an event not to be missed. Organized by the Gloucester Schooner Festival Committee and Maritime Gloucester, click here for a complete list of activities throughout the weekend.
Len Burgess aboard Al Bezanson’s Green Dragon Schooner submits ~
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Submitted by Al Bezanson
Sighted at the Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta #PANERAI off of Marblehead August 8th. #FREEBRADY #SCHOONERGREENDRAGON
There were thumbs-ups galore from the participants. Here’s the reaction of Allesandro Pagani and his crew in NINA during a close encounter in the race.
Katherine Richmond gave us a quickie professional lettering job with the house paint at the Gloucester marine Railways an hour before launch last Friday.
The Green Dragon Tavern was the meeting place of the Sons of Liberty. On the night of the Boston Tea Party it was mysteriously empty.
“The truth shall set him free schooner or later!
There’s a little event you may have heard about that’s going down this weekend-
THE THIRTIETH ANNUAL GLOUCESTER SCHOONER FESTIVAL!!!!!!
Check Out The Gloucester Schooner Festival Web Page For All The Info About The Schooner Race, The LobsterFest and The Parade Of Sails!!!!
Al Bezanson submits-
There are three size classes in the Gloucester Schooner Race and here are some entries this year in the Small (under 45 ft class). Sub-category “TOOGAG” meaning Traditional Out Of Gloucester And Green.
Bald Eagle, launched 1955, designed by Sam Crocker, built by Bud McIntosh in Dover, NH, owned by Judy Nast & Paul Cole
Green Dragon, started 1939, launched 1951, designed by Scotty Gannett, built by Chester Spear in Scituate, MA, owned by Al Bezanson
Sugarbabe, launched 1975, designed by Tom Colvin, built by Alan Vaites in Mattapoisett, MA, owned by Ed Boynton
(All photos by Al Bezanson)