Sarasota Sailing Squadron and the Crystal River Boat Bash

April 2013

Beautiful Caledonia Yawl right before first launch.


Dennis's Monroe Egret up from Bokeelia FL


Hugh Horton with Simon's Goat Island Skiff and Meade Gougeon about to set sail in Sarasota Bay


Meade with the "Goat"


Dennis' other sharpie - a 24 foot Chapelle cat Ketch


Hugh Horton trying out Meade Gougon's Woodwind.


A gathering of larger craft down on the dock


Admirer's of Simon's fine craftmanship!

Meanwhile Eddie Mack and Josh Murphy didn't get the message and wondered where we were on Shell Key! Sorry guys!!



Crystal River Boat Bash


Meade Gougeon telling a story. Rex and Kathy Payne listening on right.


The Fairwind - Civil War blockade runner - 37 ft all built with hand tools of the period!


Hull and decks just about finished!


Beautiful job guys!


Rex and Kathy Payne's No Man Land Boat on display.


More whimsical craft.


Bill Whalen's Peep Hen - "My Little Chick-a-Dee"


Ron and Meade navigating the creek behind the camping area in Ron's new We-No-Nah canoe.


Staying out of the sun on Saturday.


Nick Lackey's Viking ship at the dock.


The old tar watches over the small boat display.


Ryan Hoddinott on right prepares to launch the We-no-nah ultralight.


The CRBB boat shop.


Tom Busenlener from Pearlington Mississippi enjoying the day.


Papa's Boat - SeaPearl Tri owned by Dave Bybee 0f Wisconsin.