|Thomas Newbold was FDR's neighbor & a former state senator at the time.|
His boat was Nansen, built by George Buckhout.
|NHIYC was founded December 1869.|
|The club book of 1886.|
|M.W. Collyer - Moses Collyer - co-authored the 1908 book "Sloops of the Hudson."|
That book was part of the inspiration that led to the construction of the sloop Clearwater, by Pete Seeger and others.
|Interesting note that in 1886, Whiff was under command of Temple Bowdoin, Grinnell's neighbor. Later on, in the HRIYC club book of 1908, Whiff is again listed with Grinnell as owner.|
|Puff (circa 1871) is still sailed today, owned and sailed by Emilie Hauser. Also, note here that Rogers rigged his Ariel as a lateen. He later sailed it as sloop-rigged, as she is still today.|