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Thread: WoodenBoat Show *Jack Van Ommen

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 1999
    Brooklin, Maine, USA

    Default WoodenBoat Show *Jack Van Ommen

    Just a quick before-the-show note to say that Jack Van Ommen can't make it to his 9:30 a.m. Saturday presentation, for one of the most believable of reasons: his sloop FLEETWOOD was shipwrecked off Virginia a couple of days ago.

    Jack was injured a bit and is in medical care, but seemed in good spirits in his note to me. For more, see his blog on

    Best wishes to Jack.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Seymour, TN

    Default Re: WoodenBoat Show *Jack Van Ommen

    Wish him fair winds for us. Sorry for his loss, but (viz. the boater found by USCG) it could have been worse.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Portland, Oregon

    Default Re: WoodenBoat Show *Jack Van Ommen

    Always hate to hear such stories. Here's hoping for the best possible recovery.
    David G
    Harbor Woodworks

    "It was a Sunday morning and Goddard gave thanks that there were still places where one could worship in temples not made by human hands." -- L. F. Herreshoff (The Compleat Cruiser)

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