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by Kim Apel - Fullerton, California - USA

Apropos of your collecting photos from recent noteworthy messabouts, here’s a bunch from the Scuzbums’ Giant Five Day Messabout in August

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Randy Ames and his new Bolger Teal “Jumbie”

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Gorden Bundy brought his renovated peapod (origins unclear), seeking guidance on how to place oarlocks. He got lots of advice, installed them, and…..

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…rowed away successfully

 
Bill Horner (center) builder and restorer of a number of fine craft restored this historic peapod and rigged it for sail.

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Leland Foerster (Fatty Knees owner and Baja Explorer) in his pop-top camper

 
Bill Horner and Scuz-Mum Annie Kolls

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Bolger Old Shoe built 20+ years ago by Scuzbums founder Joe Tribulato, and recently sold to Seattle resident Rosalind, who brought it to San Diego for this event.

 
L-R Gorden Bundy, Annie Kolls, Roger Nelson, Brett Morris

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Jumbie capsized and had to be retrieved by a Pelican crew.

 
semi-humbled capsizee (not Randy, rather Paul Klopfenstein on the R) back on the beach

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Old Shoe builder Joe Tribulato and new owner Rosalind

 
beached boats at sunset

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evening discussion group

 
more beached boats at sunset

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John Canning telling a story

 
Gorden Bundy: rancher/boatbuilder

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Chris Rubel’s self-designed...

 
...and homebuilt trimaran

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JJ & Grandpa Dudley tying knots

 
A different Joe in his strip-planked Wee Lassie

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chatting (note my sailing canoe, Frankenboat, in the background)

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