HOWB 148 – Interview | Tony Grove on Restoring Canada’s Oldest Working Sailboat “Dorothy”, Built in 1897

by admin on November 6, 2014

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On this week’s episode I had the opportunity to sit down with Tony Grove and Tobi Elliot of Gabriola Island, BC.  Tony is restoring the 1897 built Sloop Dorothy, and Tobi is the videographer filming a documentary on the project.

Dorothy was built in 1897 on Vancouver Island, BC. She is a 34′ LOA gaff rigged sloop with a 9′ beam and 5′ draft. She is red cedar planked on oak and fastened with copper rivets and roves and has an elegant fan tail design.

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Thanks for doing the interview Tony and Tobi.  I wish you the best in all your future endeavors!

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January 25, 2017

It is Jan 2017! Spooky!

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