Stormy Weather

Photo album : Part 3

Rode Stephens

Dan, Billy and Rod Stephens

Virgin Islands

Rod and the Skipper


Rod Stephens, Dan Neri, Billy Havlicek - new sail inventory from Shore Sails. Dan designed them, Rod (left) wanted to check that all was OK. Rod (right) looks on to make sure the helm is neutral. Note that the aft end of the coach roof is not yet "restored". Tortola, British Virgin Islands, circa 1980.


Rod, Paul

Checking the reef cringle


Rod and Dan check the first reef cringle; note that there was not truly enough breeze, despite the Trade Winds, but Rod was always meticulous in his attention to detail.

© The Skipper, 1999

Stormy Weather
Sparkman and Stephens design no. 27, 1933.


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