Bluenose is depicted on the back of the Canadian dime, she was on three issues of Canadian stamps, and she appears throughout Nova Scotia in name and pictures. As a proud national icon, the federal and provincial governments agreed to finance a replacement when Bluenose II was retired. True to the boat’s heritage, she was built in the same shipyard in Lunenburg (now the Lunenburg Industrial Foundry) and to the original lines of her ancestors.
“It has sort of a light, European and slightly modern look to it without being totally austere,” says Leco, 46, of Ellicott City, Md., who uses the Slovenian-built boat on Chesapeake Bay day trips and overnights with his wife and two small children.
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By the Editor-in-Chief of PassageMaker magazine
For the past five years, Larry Graf — the founding brainchild of Glacier Bay Catamarans — has been building his revolutionary Aspen C90, a 28-foot, single-engine cruiser featuring an asymmetrical proa hull.
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