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Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2001

Merchant Mariners Club Sail organized by Vic Bala

This sail was great fun with the music of Beche aboard and a sail on the Cape Verdean Schooner Ernestina.Traudi brought the photo albums along.

David Pires took a turn at the helm. He sailed as a young man aboard during the late forties when the ship was a trans-Atlantic packet

Thanks so much to Vic Bala (shown on the far right in the second photo below right) for his great effort to organize this sail! Vic came aboard with his son and grandson.

Bob Pacheco has put some shots up on his web site at

Captain: Amanda Madeira
Program Coordinator: Inette Rex

We would like to thank Lotus and IBM for donation of software, hardware and funding to enable regular electronic updates from the ship.

NOAA Chart is provided courtesy of Maptech using Cruising Navigator 4.3 and grabbing the image using Grabit Pro 6.02.

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Schooner Ernestina
89 North Water Street, P.O. Box 2010, New Bedford, MA 02741-2010
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