History – The story of from 1979 to 2020

1979
Completion of the vessel and sold to Reese Palley

1980 – 1998
Circumnavigation with Reese Palley and crew

1999 – 2004
Cruising the Caribbean and Florida Waters

December 2005
Donated by the Palley’s to Mystic Seaport Museum

December 2007
Purchased by current owner from the Mystic Seaport Museum and technically upgraded with new plumbing, new electric systems, fridge and freezer, pressurized water system (hot and cold), new diesel heater, new upholstery, new main sail, new canvas for the cockpit, new stove with oven, replaced all underwater thru-hulls, professional inspection of rigging and engine

June 2008
Transatlantic for completing the Gibraltar Registration
Cruising the Mediterranean Sea

2011
New Stay-Sail, Yankee and Radial Drifter purchased for next Atlantic Crossing

2012
Transatlantic and cruising the Caribbean Sea, Antilles, ABC Islands, Columbia, Panama, Bahamas and sailed to Florida for Overhaul Interior

2013 – 2014
Overhaul with many technical upgrades incl. new Nexus Electronics, new upholstery, new Roller Furler, new Head stay, new Baby Stay, new Aft Stay, new Chain plates incl. deck HW (see below)

2015
New main sail, new canvas over cockpit and pilothouse incl. 500W lightweight solar system directly mounted on canvas, new 60A Battery Charger, new Automatic Bilge Pumps, new Lower Shrouds, new Delta Anchor, new custom build stainless steel Bow Sprit, new 10mm acrylic windows in the pilot house

2016
Cruising the Bahamas and Windward Islands, arriving in Grenada

Photos
Title cover form the book Unlikely Passages by Reese Palley

Title cover form the book «Unlikely Passages» from Reese Palley