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September 16, 2007


kenneth j allen

I will never forget the sight of the ticonderoga arriving in the submarine port after racing from fort lauderdale in the late 70's. a young couple was married on her bow that evening. after 30 years these pictures are overwhelming, it looks better now. Is the boat available for a wedding ?

kenneth j allen

omitted, the naval port was in key west, I was on the sailboat "Terrific"

John Bono

Tell the Captain that I just met his sister and would love to meet you in St Barth's
Johnny B

Matteo d'Aloja

I worked on the Ticonderoga for a while...!
Long time ago.
So proud.


i've had the pleasure of sailing on her numerous times, friends of mine dad owned it for a while...many a great sail on her, a true beauty...

David Beyga

Does anyone know if there is a line drawing of this boat. A very old friend of mine who has been interested in sailing all his life was asking could I go on the internet to find out. can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks Dave

paddy nyegard

my Father George A Downing had the privilege of being her navigator . He raced on her for about 5 years way back when . I have some wonderful photos of her in full sail.

Paddy Downing Nyegard

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