Bob Clendenin

Conquistadors

 


190 SL Convention
 

     
  Yellowstone National Park  
  The first weekend in March 2011 is busy for the Conquistadors with The Landing at Laishley Marina on Saturday.
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The Mayor of Punta Gorda reads a proclamation, greeting the invaders.

 
   
Left to right, recognizable Conquistadors are P J Fisher, Gene Hamilton, Dick Dorsch, Dick Wells, Ray Dion, Ponce Jim Jones, Lou Culman, Mayor Harvey Goldberg, Lionel Schuman, Padre Tom des Enfants, Larry Friedman, Jerry York, Steve Fabian, Kevin Gossett, Doug Morey, Javier Albarran, Gary Gilbert, Lindsay Harrington, Clancy Rimmey, Charlie Thomas, Darrel Swanfeld and Bill Bolger.
     
  Yellowstone National Park  
  There is some concern Sunday morning about the cold front and rain.  Most of that misses us and the sailors enjoy a windy day.  
 
 
  Though it is a great day for sailing, there are some close calls at the finish line and at least one collision.  
   
  Over Sixty boats ply Charlotte Harbor, competing for The Conquistador Cup in this two day, three race event.  
     
  Yellowstone National Park  
  Following the race Sunday afternoon at Punta Gorda Boat Club, Conquistadors award Medallions and Tumblers to Winners.  Awards are presented to the first three finishers in six fleets.  Captain Roger Strube of Millenniuim Dragon will wear The Conquistador Helmut until next year's race.  
 
 
 

 

 

Bob Clendenin

Conquistadors