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What's New in 2020 - click the underlined to go directly to the What's New subject. "Generally", scroll to the bottom of a page for the latest posting. At the bottom of this What's New page are links by year of every posting made to website. NOTE: If searching for something specific - a boat, owner, technical detail, whatever, try typing the keyword into the search engine - upper left of this screeen  
   

November 28 - Lymeline, our community online news service, put out an article regarding a local gift shop, the Bowerbird, carrying signed copies of the book - in Stories

November 26 - Pacific Dolphin #253 has been SOLD, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

November 25 - Update - The Bowerbird, Old Lyme, CT - 4th bookstore to carry Voyaging with Marionette- in Stories; Also Eastern Connecticut Sailing Association Commodore Anne Hannan's Facebook post https://www.facebook.com/groups/279886569480145

November 22 - update - Blue Dolphin, Yankee #246, SOLD!!, Bellingham, Washington - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

November 17 - update - Blue Dolphin, Yankee #246, FOR SALE/Lower Price/New Bottom Paint, Bellingham, Washington - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

November 13 - DFI spotting report, Unda Maris III, Yankee #125, San Francisco, CA - in Rosters

November 8 - update - Fall electric motor offer from Electric Yacht - in Supplier Links Section

- St Francis Yacht Club Wednesday Speaker Luncheon - guess who's speaking December 2? - in Stories Section

November 6 - update - Blue Dolphin, Yankee #246, FOR SALE, Bellingham, Washington - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

November 5 - A sad DFI photo of Yankee #244, Washington DC - in Rosters

November 4 - update Sisu, Yankee #186, a Dolphin24 Sailboats Facebook post re an upgraded trailer, Neenah, Wisconsin - in Rosters and Technical Section/Trailers

- Falcon 24, Blue Gum FOR SALE Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia in Rosters and For Sale Sections

October 31 - Blue Dolphin, Yankee #246, FOR SALE, Bellingham, Washington - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

October 30 - Latitude 38 Magazine November 2020 issue - Voyaging with Marionette book article - in Stories

October 27 - update from Eufrasio Volpe, Paper Moon, O'Day #41, West Boca, Florida - in Rosters

October 24 - Update - The Sparkman & Stephens Association has updated the Marionette article on their member yachts page and on their social media page. Click here to go to their member yachts page. In Rosters and Stories sections

October 23 - 1967 Yankee Dolphin FOR SALE, Chestertown, Maryland - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

October 22 - Updated FOR SALE ad (lower price) for WANDERLUST, Yanlee #122, Patchaugue, (Great South Bay), New York - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

October 18 - The Sparkman & Stephens Association has posted a Marionette article on their member yachts page and on their social media page. Click here to go to their member yachts page. In Rosters and Stories sections

October 17 - Moxie, Pacific Dolphin #253 FOR SALE, Mass Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

October 16 - update on 2020 Dolphin 24 Fleet racing at Wilmette Harbor - in Stories

October 15 - Reuters article on a ROBOT DOLPHIN, Hayward, California - in Stories

October 12 - update Sisu, Yankee #186, a Dolphin24 Sailboats Facebook post and video, Neenah, Wisconsin - in Rosters

October 10 - Bank Square Bookstore, Mystic, Connecticut photo of the book - Voyaging with Marionette - on display - in Stories

- updates on Pacific Dolphin #262 posted on the Facebook Dolphin 24 Sailboats site - San Diego, California - in Rosters

October 9 - We have an update from Electric Yacht - there's a growing interest in these systems - in Supplier Links

October 7 - DFI report on Electra, Yankee #233, Branford, Connecticut - in Rosters

October 6 - Bank Square Bookstore, Mystic, Connecticut has signed on to carry the book - Voyaging with Marionette - in Stories

- Email from Yankee #153/Aspara's former owner Doug Pease - in Rosters

October 4 - Noel Farmer, Yankee #138, Knockabout and Patti/Russ King's Yankee #90, Tessie, have Lake Tahoe connections and posted on the Dolphin24 Sailboats Facebook page

October 1 - Savili's (Lunn #200) 'mystery pipe' solved, Portland, Oregon - in Rosters

- ASPARA, Yankee #153 has a new owner, Jeff Greenwood, and a new hailing port, Hood River, Oregon - in Rosters

September 24 - Repack/seal Yankee Rudder Bearing - in Technical Section/Rudders

- update Galatea, Shaw 24, Baddeck, Bras d'Or Lake/Cape Breton, Nova Scotia - in Rosters

September 22 - update Sisu, Yankee #186 - a torn sail, Neenah, Wisconsin - in Rosters

- update FOR SALE ad, Duckling, Yankee #84, El Grenada/San Francisco area, California - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

September 21 - Wanted, Yankee Dolphin in good condition - Santa Barbara/So California area preferred - in For Sale/Wanted Section

September 20 - update Galatea, Shaw 24, Baddeck, Bras d'Or Lake/Cape Breton, Nova Scotia - in Rosters

September 17 - The publisher of Voyaging with Marionette, MarinerMedia/Whaler Books has advised they have fixed their system crash problem and books may again be ordered from their website bookstore Instructions on how to do so are here

September 10 - The publisher of Voyaging with Marionette, MarinerMedia/Whaler Books has advised they have experienced a major system crash and temporarily are unable to process online book orders. Books may still be ordered from the Webmaster/author Ron Breault - Instructions on how to do so are here

September 9 - Noel Farmer, Knockabout, Yankee #138 has a 'VERY GOOD CONDITION' spare Main and Jib he's willing to part with to the right person! South Lake Tahoe, California - in Rosters and For Sale Sections Update September 10 SOLD!!!

September 8 - Shane Walden sent in a photo of his grandfather's Dolphin belt buckle - TIKI, O'Day # 28 - in Rosters

- Welcome Aboard! Ross and Patti King, new owners of Tessie, nee Ioni, Yankee #90, Rio Vista, California - in Rosters

September 7 - Update Sisu, Yankee #186, racing with Max Shepard's, Sea Fox, O'Day #35, in Neenah, Wisconsin - in Rosters

September 6 - update Bob Jordan's, Curlew, Lunn #202, Waterford, Connecticut - in Rosters

September 5 - MOONSHADOW, Yankee #120, her voyage, Manchester, Massachusetts, aross Mass Bay, thru the Cape Cod Canal into Buzzards Bay and 11 hours later into Mattapoisett, Massachusetts - in Rosters

September 4 - Good Old Boat Magazine Review by Dan Spurr of the Book Voyaging with Marionette - in Stories

- Postscript - Voyaging with Marionette on display at Harbor Books, Old Saybrook, Connecticut - in Stories

September 3 - Dolphin 24 Sailboats Facebook posts by Tom Charpentier, Sisu, Yankee #186, She's in the water! and she has a buddy! Neenah, Wisconsin - in Rosters

- Sea Fox, O'Day #35 sharing her dock with Sisu, Yankee #186, Neenah, Wisconsin - in Rosters

September 1 - Ostara, Yankee #109, SOLD, Ventura, California - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

August 31 - The Book, Voyaging with Marionette, on display at the Connecticut t River Museum Bookstore - in Stories

- Reeving halyards - a Dolphin 24 Sailboats Facebook post by Tom Charpentier, Yankee #186, and POSTSCRIPT photo - Ready to launch tomorrow - in Rosters and Technical Sections

August 27 - Equinox, Yankee #237 has a new owner, Burke Johnson - There's a question about the centerboard pin - in Rosters

August 27 - Belles, Yankee #94 SOLD, Humboldt Bay, Eureka, California - in Rosters

- Voyaging with Marionette Book Review by Points East Magazine, Sept issue - in Stories

- update John Gish's Savili, Lunn #200, Portland, Oregon - in Rosters

August 26 - Due to continuing technical problems over the past couple of years with our Forum we have decided to convert all historical posts into an indexed Forum Archive - in Forum - in Forum Archive

August 25 - update Sanguine, Yankee 3219, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York - in Rosters

August 24 - update MOONSHADOW, Yankee #120, Rockport, Massachusetts - in Rosters

August 20 - Update Sisu, Yankee #186, Neenah, Wisconsin - in Rosters

August 19 - Better late than never, Ocean Gypsy sailing on the Petaluma River, Petaluma, California - in Rosters

August 18 - Spotted on Facebook - Brigadoon, Yankee #102 memory - in Rosters

- MoonShadow, Yankee #120, ready to splash, Rockport, Massachusetts - in Rosters

August 17 - update on Galatea, a Shaw 24 in Baddeck, Nova Scotia - in Rosters

August 15 - Mark Weinberger, Sandpiper, Pacific Dolphin #264 posted (re Centerboards) on the Forum - in Rosters and the Forum

August 14 - update Ioni, Yankee #90, San Mateo, California - in Rosters and Technical Sections

- Link to MarinerMedia webpage for the book Voyaging with Marionette including 2 review summaries - in Stories

August 13 - Update on the salvage of, and the new owner of, Equinox, Yankee #237, Irvington, Virginia - in Rosters

- The first 2 bookstores to carry the webmaster's book Voyaging with Marionette - in Stories

August 12 - New Life in the Dolphin 24 Facebook page - in Links

August 11 - Mass Maritime Academy is the new owner of Moxie, Pacific Dolphin #253, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts - in Rosters

August 7 - NOTICE: Due to security and technology issues we ae working on major changes to the Forum Section - Patience

- Chandra, Yankee #74 will be going up for AUCTION August 24-30, Bainbridge Island, Washington - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

August 4 - A book review of Voyaging with Marionette by Felix Kloman of Lymeline.com - in Stories Section

August 3 - Update Yankee #186 SOLD! now in Neenah, Wisconsin - in Rosters

August 1 - Sad news, re Stu Polhamus' Equinox, Yankee #237, Irvington, Virginia - in Rosters

- OSTARA, Yankee #109 FOR SALE, Ventura, California - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

July 31 - update Unda Maris III, Yankee #125, San Francisco, California - in Rosters

July 28 - update - the Irv and Exy Johnson Yankees - a website for Yankee 3 - in Stories

July 27 - Postscript Phillip Bachmann checking in as the new owner of Veninde, a Shaw 24, Newport, Rhode Island (interested in electric motors) - in Rosters

July 26 - Sad to report that Miriam O'Day passed away on June 29, 2020 in Exeter, New Hampshire - in Stories

- An email this morning from Off Center Harbor (https://www.offcenterharbor.com) about Starling Burgess prompts a Dolphin24 webmaster to revisit Relish, his pre Marionette Atlantic Class boat - in Stories

- Phillip Bachmann checking in as the new owner of Veninde, a Shaw 24, Newport, Rhode Island - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

July 24 - Preliminary book review by Ed Purcell, Just Friends, Marscot/O'Day #20, Mystic, Connecticut - in Rosters

July 21 - Update Electra, Yankee #233, Branford, Connecticut - in Rosters

- Update Marionette's 2020 'log' and a postscript aerial photo of one of Marionette's favorite harbors, Center Harbor, Brooklin, Maine, - in Stories/Rosters

July 13 - Update, photo of Unda Maris, Yankee #125, San Francisco, California - in Rosters

July 11 - Update - Faith and Hope, 1973 Yankee, not good news, San Francisco Bay, California (see Postscript) - in Rosters

July 10 - Faith and Hope, 1973 Yankee, up on the rocks!! on Treasure Island, San Francisco Bay, California - in Rosters

July 9 - WindCheck Magazine's July issue has published the webmaster's article Why the Book - here is the link to their website - the magazine is on its way to marine stores and yacht clubs - in Stories

July 7 - The webmaster's book, Voyaging with Marionette has been published! Click here to find out how to order and get the limited time $10 discount - in Stories

July 2 - update Jamie Hicks' Conch Pearl, Marscot/O'Day #16, Lake Norman, North Carolina - in Rosters

July 1 - Update Rachael K's home mooring - Harbor Island, Bucks Harbor, Maine - on the cover of the July issue Down East Magazine - in Rosters

June 27 - update Paper Moon, O'Day #41, West Boca, Florida - in Rosters

June 26 - update Kestrel, Yankee #110 has new owners, Kathleen and Peter Connelly, Wilmette, Illinois - in Rosters

- Yankee #186 FOR SALE, Grimesland/Greenville, North Carolina - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

- Information regarding ordering the Webmaster's new book Voyaging with Marionette will be posted in coming days - in Stories

June 24 - update photos, Paper Moon, O'Day #41, West Boca, Florida - in Rosters

June 22 - - update webmaster Ron Breault's new book - Voyaging with Marionette - in Stories

June 21 - Garrett Keohane checking in as the new owner of Pacific Dolphin #262, San Diego, California - in Rosters

June 17 - What's in a name? Check out this DOLPHIN, a Newport 29, built 1914, designed by Nathanael Herreshoff - in Stories

June 16 - In over the transom an email from Fred Perez, past owner of Brigadoon, Yankee #102, Lake Carlyle, Illinois - in Rosters

- More about about Dolphin II, 1947 Transpac winner, and the importance of History - in Stories

June 15 - A photo of John O'Malley's Sea Glass, O'Day #29, racing out of Wilmette Harbor, Illinois - Rosters

June 10 - update from Paul Lugin and Windswept (too), Yankee #245, Seldovia, Alaska - in Rosters

June 9 - update ROWDY's new paint job, Marscot/O'Day #5, Kemah/Cypress, Texas - in Rosters

- update Marionette's 2017 Log with a beautiful Rockport, Maine harbor painting - in Stories

June 3 - The 2020 Camden Classic Cup has been cancelled due to these uncertain times. The 5th Camden Classic Cup is now scheduled July 29/31, 2021 - in Stories

June 2 - In over the transom, an email about Dolphin II, 1947 Transpac winner - in Stories

May 31 - update - a video of Dick Loomis' Old School, Yankee #212 'social distancing' on San Francisco Bay - in Rosters

- update The Forum - we are continuing to have registration/log in problems - Changes are coming - Patience

May 27 - update Boethius, Yankee #149, Oceanside Harbor, California - in Rosters

- update photo S&S Association 2020 Yearbook article Why the Book - in Stories

May 24 - update webmaster Ron Breault's new book - Voyaging with Marionette - in Stories

- update ROWDY, WOW!, Marscot/O'Day #5, Kemah/Cypress, Texas - in Rosters

May 20 - update postscript ROWDY, Marscot/O'Day #5, Kemah/Cypress, Texas - in Rosters

May 18 - The Sparkman & Stephens 2020 Yearbook has arrived with an article about the upcoming book about your webmaster's 25 years with Marionette, Marscot/O'Day #12, Old Lyme, Connecticut - in Stories

- update ROWDY, Marscot/O'Day #5, Kemah/Cypress, Texas - in Rosters

May 15 - update Tern/Yankee #155 hull deck joint discussion, Sitka, Alaska - in Rosters and Technical Section

May 13 - update Henry Fuller's Shaw 24 Galatea, Baddeck, Nova Scotia - in Rosters

- Harry Anderson, past part owner of White Mist, a Dolphin 24 gene provider, passed away, Mystic, Connecticut - in Stories Section

May 12 - Update - the Mazellas' Heaven is Hull #40?, a 1961O'Day built Dolphin, Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York - In Hull # and Name Rosters

May 7 - Update - the Mazellas' Heaven is a 1961O'Day built Dolphin, Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York - in Rosters

May 3 - Postscript Eufrasio Volpe updates the motor on Paper Moon, O'Day #41, West Boca, Florida - - in Rosters

May 2 - Eufrasio Volpe updates his Paper Moon, O'Day #41 - setting her mast, West Boca, Florida - in Rosters and Technical Section/Spars

- John Gish's repair of Savili's (Lunn #200), centerboard winch - in Technical Section and Rosters

April 25 - Electric Dolphins, Newport Beach, California - in Stories Section

April 18 - Updated Craigslist ad for Yankee #161, For Sale, Oceanside, California - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

April 16 - Jurgis Salna, Gieidre and Frida checking in as the new owners of Tintooki (ex Wave Waker) a Falcon 24, Auckland, New Zealand - in Rosters

April 13 - Update Moxie, Pacific Dolphin #253, For Sale, Lower Price, Padanaram, Massachusetts - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

April 2 - Postscript for March 26 Thanks to overwhelming reader demand we acknowledge our failure to post

13 years ago today we put up the cover page for this website - in Stories (photo credit Discovery News)

Happy Birthday !!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 26 - update from Eric Sorenson, Blue, Yankee #145, Bellingham, Washington - in Rosters

March 25 - We are working on our Forum log in problems - Patience

March 24 - update ROWDY, Marscot/O'Day #5, Kemah/Cypress, Texas - in Rosters

March 23 - update new FOR SALE Craigslist ad for Faith and Hope, 1973 Yankee - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

March 15 - photo update, Al See's Elation, a fiberglass Shaw 24, Dallas, Texas - in Rosters

March 13 - update, Sparkman & Stephens Association - Member Yachts (Marionette, Marscot/O'Day #12 is a member) - in Stories Webmaster Note - there is a faint text line beneath the member yacht photos - click on it for more photos and detail

- update and more pics, ROWDY, Marscot/O'Day #5, Kemah/Cypress, Texas - in Rosters

March 12 - update Paper Moon, O'Day #41, West Boca, Florida - in Rosters

- update ROWDY, Marscot/O'Day #5, Kemah/Cypress, Texas - in Rosters

March 11 - New owner's of ROWDY, Marscot/O'Day #5 checking in - in Rosters

March 7 - A 'grisly' update from Justin Flagg, Onward, Yankee #207, Bellport, New York - in Rosters

- A youtube mast raising video, Onward, Yankee #207, Bellport, New York - in Technical Section

March 5 - Finally, a picture of Dolphin II sailing (James Cagney's party boat) - in Stories

Feb 22 - update Jay Westbrook's One Chance, Yankee #208, mast raising and more, Eugene, Oregon - in Rosters and Technical Sections

Feb 18 - Peter Bredemeier checking in as the new owner of Auroa, Yankee #202, Wilmette, Illinois - in Rosters

Feb 17 - DFI report, MEMORIES, Pacific Dolphin #269, San Diego, California - in Rosters

- Update from Jamie Hicks, Conch Pearl, Marscot/O'Day #16, Lake Norman, North Carolina - in Rosters

Feb 15 - update on Fire Escape, Pacific Dolphin #299, Paradise, California - in Rosters

Feb 14 - Happy Valentine's Day! Stu Polhamus (Equinox, Yankee #237) sent us a present - an incredible video (NOTE ITS A FALSE VIDEO!!!!) of a volcano eruption on White Island in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand - in Stories

Feb 13 - update Beaufin, Pacific Dolphin #270 and a weather report, Port Townsend, Washington - in Rosters

Feb 12 - Update Avellar2, Yankee #73, Isleboro, Maine - in Rosters

Feb 11 - update Conch Pearl, Marscot/O'Day #16, Lake Norman, North Carolina - and an opportunity to buy her predecessor - in Rosters

- update Moxie, Pacific Dolphin #253, FOR SALE, Padanarum, Massachusetts - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

Feb 6 - a look back at Brigadoon, Yankee #102, Lake Carlyle, Illinois and San Diego, California - in Rosters

Feb 4 - update the Book, "Marionette, Our Voyage", on exhibit at the New York Yacht Club Library - in Stories

Jan 20 - update from DFI Steve Fruth, Melia, Yankee #158, and a photo of Solis, possibly a newly found Dolphin - Santa Barbara, California - in Rosters

Jan 18 - Aspara, Yankee #153 FOR SALE, Marina del Rey, California - in Rosters and For Sale Sections

Jan 15 - update Jackson's Tern, Yankee #155, Sitka, Alaska - in Rosters

Jan 14 - update, Fire Escape, Pacific Dolphin #299, Paradise, California - in Rosters

Jan 13 - update Lauren Palmer's AGAPE, Yankee #141, San Pedro, California - in Rosters

- update Nick Gideonse's Night Heron, Yankee #151, Cottage Grove, Oregon - in Rosters

Jan 9 - update, and lots of photos, from Eufrasio Volpe and Paper Moon, O'Day #41, West Boca, Florida - in Rosters

- Marionette crew, Nicole Breault, shortlisted for the 2019 US Sailing/Rolex Yachtswoman of the year award - in Stories

Jan 4 - update Camden Classic Cup, July 23-23 Scratch Sheet - Maya Elana has registered - in Rosters and Stories Sections

Jan 2 - Marionette, Our Voyage - celebrating 25 years, a book is in the works - in Stories

Jan 1 - This is such a great photo we had to use it again....and again......

Fair Breezes, Calm Seas, and Happy New Year

******** Credit Discovery News **********

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