Author Archives: David Fortier

About David Fortier

DN sailor since 1988

Pushaw, now convinced to carry ice picks I am

The start time was scheduled to be 10 o’clock. It is about a 2 1/2 hour drive from Biddeford to the launch on Pushaw Lake getting on the road by 0700 was my plan. I did in fact leave the … Continue reading

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Sebago Before the Storm

I was driving home from the action on Winny , and gave Bill a call to see if he was still on the road, But he was in fact home. There was such a crowd at the boat launch that … Continue reading

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Sabattus Lake, Friday the 13th

      Wednesday afternoon the news started to flow via text messaging and email at about 1230. Lee was in the vicinity of Sabattus lake and said he “had to check it” he said it was looking good. The … Continue reading

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Patagonia jacket

Blue Patagonia jacket with hat and gloves in pocket found on a chair in the meeting area. Thanks all for a good club meeting, and all the terrific foods. Cheers, Dave

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Weekend Happenings

Good day all. I would like to know who from Maine will be traveling to Hudson, MA on Saturday for the swap meet and lunch/meeting. Asking for a couple of reasons. Car pooling is one reason, and the other is … Continue reading

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2019 WINNIPESAUKEE “THE HARD WAY” I Talked with Eben about some end of season sailing Sunday and Monday Decided that racing was probably not going to happen after T’s report from Pushaw. We heard about the possibility of a hard … Continue reading

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CIBC on the road/ice

Eben got news of the the get together in Blockhouse NS to celebrate Howard Garland’s life. He told me of the event, and we knew of the long ride. In the week or so before, we had somewhat planned to … Continue reading

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