Unknown boat histories - boat names

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3 years 5 months ago #3357 by Cindy Ann Bowers
Greg,

Thanks for the info and Welcome!!!

CA

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3 years 4 months ago #3381 by Kevin Asbury
I have a 73 Whitby 42 ketch boat Hull 21, formerly Gypsy Rover from markings on life preserver. Rename Alive in 2018, hails out of dinner key Miami. I just bought her. I am keeping name as Alive.

I would be interested in learning more of her history.if you can steer me to it,

Thanks

Kevin

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3 years 4 months ago #3382 by Cindy A Bowers
Kevin,

Thanks for that info! We don't have much on Hull #21, but I've granted you permission to the owner data that we have. The next time you login, you should be able to see the Owner's Only tab.

CA
S/V Red Ranger

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3 years 4 months ago #3383 by Kevin Asbury
Hi Cindy,

I wonder if Gypsy River might be Gypsy Rover in your wunknown list, which was the former name of Hull #21 which I just purchased. The guy I bought if from purchased the boat as Gypsy Rover in Merritt Island, FL and then renamed it Alive after moving it to Miami. I am checking to see if she is Coast Guard registered and waiting on a reply.

She is in great shape for a 47 year old vessel. Standard problems of leaky fresh water tanks and needs a bit of paint and love. I am in the process of painting her topside and redoing all the teak in her but will leave her original. Still has the original Perkins 4-236 and purrs like a kitten. I will try to get the history from the previous , previous owner as I have his name too. This is my first Whitby and I love the headroom being 6'5" tall. I can actually stand up in her. And the massive cockpit is what makes these vessels wonderful. I will post pictures as soon as I get her polished up a little. Previous owner was refitting her and took excellent mechanical care. I will update electronics and redo bottom and sail her.

Thanks so much for access to the Owners Group. I will keep you up to date with her progress. Can you suggest other places I may do further research on hull 21. I have maps and guides with notes of her sailing the Caribbean, Mexico and Keys in the 80's and 90's but nothing before or after that. She will be in the Caribbean again in another year.

Thanks again and Happy Thanksgiving

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3 years 4 months ago #3384 by Cindy A Bowers
Kevin,

You might, if you are patient, check the ancient association newsletters whitbybrewersailboats.com/index.php?opti...d&view=category&id=1 here.

I neglected to say "Welcome!" earlier. Glad to hear Hull #21 is getting some TLC! I look forward to hearing more about her renovation and her travels.

CA
S/V Red Ranger

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3 years 4 months ago #3385 by DAVID JONES
Kevin,

You said: "Standard problems of leaky fresh water tanks". I'm wondering how you may be planning to fix them? I maybe facing a similar problem and found a link on SBO (Sailboat Owners) that another sailor figured out on his sailboat that looks like a really interesting way to fix these.

hunter.sailboatowners.com/mods.php?task=...=45&aid=100061&mn=42

Don't know if this will apply to you or not, but thought I'd share in case it may help.

dj

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