das Boat

Recent addition to the family (8/05):
S.V. Sandy Claws
Sandy Claws - Delivered Sept. 2005
New Bern, NC to Lottsburg, VA

Sandy Claws Intercat 1500 main page.
history, photos, specs, line-drawings

is a 1984 Freedom 25 foot cat-sloop rigged with a Gary Hoyt designed gun mounted spinaker and  stayless carbon fiber mast. She also has sheet-to-tiller self steering.  
Main use: weekending with my wife and two boys.  
See her photo ablum
Read more about Freedom Yachts  
Check out the Coan River Marina 

Our  Travels:

Bareboat Charters (w/photos) 

Florida 2012 (warning)
Belize 2003
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 
British Virgin Islands (BVI)
Around the Chesepeake
Sandy Claws - Delivered Sept. 2005
New Bern, NC to Lottsburg, VA


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