Beyond the grey bastions of Fort Adams a long-drawn sunset was splintering up into a thousand fires, and the radiance caught the sail of a catboat
as it beat out through the channel between the Lime Rock and the shore.
Borre, an eight-yearold cat sits in a basket next to the canal on the Catboat
shelter in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
"Washtub" was known inside the government by several other codenames, including Corpuscle, Stigmatic and Catboat
, according to an official Air Force history of the OSI, which called it one of OSI's "most extensive and long-running Cold War projects." The FBI had its own code word for the project: STAGE.
''Washtub'' was known inside the government by several other codenames, including Corpuscle, Stigmatic and Catboat
, according to an official Air Force history of the OSI, which called it one of OSI's ''most extensive and long-running Cold War projects.'' The FBI had its own code word for the project: STAGE.
Conway, Buckrammers Tales: The Continuing Catboat
Summers Adventures, AuthorHouse, 2014.
"[E]very morning young Lanning Halsey's catboat
was seen beating across the bay, and furling its sail at the anchorage below the lawn," writes Wharton ("Maid" 170).
From the bow of his newly designed 24-foot Xpress catboat
, Jamison positions the nose into current.
She edited the official history of Cayman Islands, Founded Upon the Seas: A History of the Cayman Islands and their People, and assisted with the writing of Hearts and Sails, which records the tradition of the Caymanian Catboat
. For these achievements and her continual involvement with Caymanian history and culture, she received the National Heritage Award in 2007.
notable winners: My Trusty Cat (Distaff H.-Gr1), Artemus Sunrise (Gr3), Be Gentle (Gr2), Catboat
(Gr3), Feline Story (Gr3), Lion Heart (Hollywood Futurity-Gr1, Haskell Invitational H.-Gr1), Spellbinder (Gr2), Whoopi Cat (Gr2), Catcominatcha (Gr3), Ashley's Kitty (Gr3), Queen Of The Castle (Gr3), Gio Ponti (Gr2), Tale Of Ekati (Wood Memorial S.-Gr1, Cigar Mile H.- Gr1), Naval Officer (Gr3).
PuddleDuck incorporates design elements of the Native American canoe, Louisiana pirouge, Maine dory, and Cape Cod sailing catboat
. Still, her construction is simplicity itself--a hybrid of old-time wood and super-modern "tack & glue" construction.
If towed too fast, the dredges did not touch the bottom; if too slowly, the dredges collected too much sand and could bring the catboat
to a stop.
Following retirement, he and Florence moved to Pawcatuck, where they were active in the Catboat
Association and Greenhaven Sailing Club.