February 2008 just ain’t cold here yet: see this post from a cold 2007.
Yes, the oft-mentioned Rosemary Ruth (search the name) is available. Equipment list, etc, is here. Richard–in blue–has a surprise boat in store.
No, it’s neither of Rosemary Ruth’s taller friends, but the nearer one bears a second look.
Here’s a closer up of the stern of her neighbor right now in Hoboken. Great name and excellent pedigree (or log).
A contented tugster knows nothing beats a pinky schooner for providing a seat way stern that allows one to feel the dancing–its pitches and yaws–even on the light breeze of a mild winter sail. Hmmm…. would I have the $$?