#20, Nordic X

Nordic X is for sale. Nordic was born in 1979 and launched in 1981. Nordic is happy to be in Thailand one of the most beautiful boating paradise on the planet, and she would like to take you to a serious sailing around the planet. She has already completed half a circumnavigation in her 43-years, …

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#012, Barn Find

“Barn Find” is hull #12, cutter rigged, center cockpit Corbin 39 with the taller double-spreader mast. She has been stored inside a barn in Scandia Minnesota, USA since new. She has never seen the outdoors. The two previous owners have done a lot of work on her, but she was never finished. She currently sits …

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#4. Newsletter of 2021

Please excuse me for being a month late issuing this newsletter for 2021 in early Feb 2022.   That photo is of Eloi Maro when he was younger and on the boat of Gaëtan Girard who took the picture and passed it to me. Now of course Eloi is sailing #135, “Petit Chantier” (ex-“Necessity”) with …

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Feedback for sellers

Gilles Lebrun was asked for his feedback on how the selling experience has improved as a result of being able to put an advert up in the Corbin 39 website and in the Facebook Group. Here are his responses in early 2021 which may interest and assist future sellers.

#3. Newsletter of 2020

What a year this has been. A year ago Brian Tennant was introduced to the group after his “Stella” (temporary number #312) went ashore on 3-Dec-2019 in Port Barton, Palawan, the Philippine’s. For two weeks we all watched in helpless fascination whilst he and the very willing volunteers first tried to hand dig her out, …

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#2. Obituary of Lester Helmus

061 - Cosmic Debris in Haida Gwaii at sunset, photo courtesy Wendi Morrison

This is Newsletter #2 dated May 2020 of the Corbin 39 story on our .org website. We are issuing it both as a post on the website, and as a downloadable pdf that will also be distributed by email (as a pdf). We start this newsletter #2 with the news that Lester Helmus passed away …

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#1. Welcome to our new website

The new Corbin 39 Association website is going live now !      That means this is Newsletter 2019-1 of the new era of the Corbin 39 story. We are issuing it both as a post on the website, and as a downloadable pdf that will also be distributed by email (as a pdf). The …

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