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Detail - Hull 1065

Original Name:MerganserCurrent Name:Flink
Hull No:1065Home Port:Menemsha, MA
Contracted By:Noble FossCurrent Owner(s):Alexis Hombrecher
Contract Date:1/2/1928Owner Since:3/28/2008
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:64
Original Rig:J&M
Current Rig:Gaff
Original Price:$1,100Restored By:Gannon & Benjamin (2008)
LOA:15 ft. 10 in.Maintained By:
LWL:12 ft. 6 in.Notes:
Beam:5 ft. 10 in.
Draft:2 ft. 5 in.
Other Resources:HCR
Gallery / Galleries:

OwnerYearsLocationBoat NameSail No.
Noble Foss1928 - 1952Marion, MAMerganserH-18
Richard Heath1952 - 1960Marion, MAMerganserH-18
Charles Shumway1960 - 1965Marion, MAPetrelH-18
Mary Trautman1965 - 1974Marion, MAPuff8
Charlene Sperry1974 - 1983Marion, MAPoppetH-24
Peter Noble1983 - 1995Mattapoisett, MAPoppet64
Maureen Taylor1995 - 2001Barnstable, MAEl Syd64
Steve Nagy2001 - 2008Pipersville, PAEl Syd64

El Syd was originally sold to Noble Foss, who sailed the boat at the Beverly Yacht Club. She is missing her builder’s plate, but the number was identified through researching the yacht club records and phone calls to prior owners

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