Author Archives: David Fortier

About David Fortier

DN sailor since 1988

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

Posted in 2019 Season

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

Posted in 2019 Season

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

Posted in 2019 Season


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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2018-19 Season Kickoff

Good Monday all, I just want to say that the weekend of meetings, feedings, talkings, tunings, sharpenings, alignings went well I conclude. The first get together in MA went well for me as I did not have any gear to … Continue reading

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Maine State Championship 2018

I have just received a call from Bill, and the report is that there is ice. With Bill’s experience, and measurements of the ice condition we are scheduling the Maine State Championship for Saturday. Bill has checked the North and … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Season