Florida Gulf Coast Traditional Small Craft Assoc. Festival at Sarasota Sailing Squadron
April 21-23 2017
Photos by Ron Hoddinott and Dom Romer
Drascombe Drifter Yawl cruises the bay by the Squadron.
Dale and Kristi aboard Core Sound 17, Lively.
Menger 15 - owned by Kent Bleakley.
JF Bedard's ROG Everglades Challenge boat sports a new coat of white paint.
RoG has had a few interior improvements for cruising.
Rex and Kathleen's Caldonia Yawl - Kathleen.
The 15 Menger Cat with 4 aboard!
Dan Roder, JF Bedard and Dan's son sailing his Wayfarer.
Dale and Kristi rowing out - What's that guy on the powerboat reaching for??
Line up along the docks!
Glen Osoling and Kent furling the big sail on the Menger 15.
Dennis Bradley and his Egret - sailed from Bokeelia - Pine Island Sound.
Jeff Carr admires the workmanship on the Snipe from the International Snipe Class - 1954.
JF's Ozona Pram - and Mike Jones' Penobscot 14.
Fred Ebinger's New Haven Sharpie
Dock space was at a premium!
Several racing classes including these Flying Scots and E-Class Scows were having a regatta!
After dinner, JF put on a great presentation explaining his design process for the ROG (visible behind him).
Nice Lasagna dinner - and all you could eat.
Outside after the talk, JF fields specific questions about the ROG racer/cruiser.
Dave Lucas sailed Layla from the beach!
Dom Romer and his wife Sandra took the really good photos on this page, and are starting a one year vacation with their sailboat and RV.
Sunset cruise aboard the Menger Cat!
See you all in Cedar Key!