311 – Abenaki

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Hull number(311, temporary)
Boat nameAbenaki (Dessert First) (Harriet Haymaker)
Full HIN in standard formatZCJ xxx xx81
Hull moulding (month-year)xx-1981
Completion (month-year)1981/1982
Typemk1 PH-C no bowsprit, single-spreader
Registry numberUS 640723
Owner(s)Olly James (Oliver Nolan) & Alyssa Doyle Nolan, 2015+ as "Abenaki"
(Marie-Lou Ansak, 1988/1993-2015 as "Dessert First")
(Bill Weissinger, 1986 - 1988 as "Dessert First")
(Scott Teas & Mary Beth Teas, 1981 - 1986, as "Harriet P Haymaker")
Homeport and locationSingapore (San Francisco, CA/ (sold in) Singapore, Malaysia)
Website / blog / etchttps://www.sailblogs.com/member/dessertfirst/
Brief historyA mk1, but not yet certain which mould number. Likely one of #103, #118, or #121.

The Teas family sailed "Harriet P Haymaker" from Maine to the Mediterranean and back. She was purchased as a bare hull and fitted out to Scott's designs before he set off with his first wife Mary Beth and their three children. At the time the boat was featured in Sail Magazine. They then moved on to a 55' aluminium sloop "Abbie Haymaker" and circumnavigated South America via Cape Horn.

Marie-Lou Ansak was quite a lady and sailed the Pacific single-handed for decades before selling to Olly & Alyssa Doyle Nolan in 2015, when she was in Singapore. Marie-Lou then retired to Hawai.
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