1. From WoodenBoat…
    “The photos that we have posted recently of the great ketch TICONDEROGA (ex-TIOGA) at the 2014 Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta reminded us of this one from her launching in 1936. “The day of the big event drew a crowd to the Quincy yard and just as the regal ketch began to slide down the tallow-slick ways, a gunshot-like crack signaled the collapse of the bracing. As Tioga of Marblehead began to exit the shed she rolled onto her side, hitting the water and unleashing 30,000 pounds of external lead and a force that brought the big ketch abruptly back onto her feet. Three crewmembers flew from one side of the foredeck to the other—whip-lashed by the boat’s substantial righting movement. The awestruck crowd were of two opinions—either this would be a very special boat, or bad omens were already at play.” ~http://classicsailboats.org/?p=2158 “(via WOODENBOAT - Timeline Photos)

     
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