Charlie Wroe, Captain of the Herreshoff schooner Mariette recently embarked on a mission to find “a suitable tender” for the big boat. Whether that was to be a vessel ready to sail or a restoration, Charlie’s boss the owner of Mariette remained open and supportive in the choice of a boat: The owner is one of the few who regularly takes the helm while racing and he gives the story of his dark, powerful schooner a new page in her book. ‘Kelpie’ was found in San Francisco, in 2011.

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