Maine Island Packet Rendezvous 2011

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Lobster at the IP Rendezvous Dinner

The Maine Island Packet (IP) Rendezvous is a wonderful event held in one of the best towns in America, Boothbay Harbor. The IP dealer, Norm Pierce and his gracious wife, Mary, plan and organize the three day event! They schedule the restaurants for multiple meals, they organize the speakers and outline the seminars, they write supporting documents and helpful handouts, share information about their town, and they accept your mail, UPS, and FedEx packages, all to support the Island Packet Fleet. This is our second time to attend this bi-annual event and Norm said there will be another one in two years, so make plans now to COME ON UP by boat or by car!

I have taken hundreds of photos of the event and I have posted 60 photos on our Island Packet Yacht Owner’s Web site. Here is a link to the direct photo albums…

60 photos from Friday:

20 photos from Saturday:

Here are a few more photos:

10 foot tides allow for easy bottom work on your boat

Low tide on an Island Home

My favorite spot, Island Spirit with chimes from Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church

Boothbay Harbor town, looking down into the harbor at dusk

Reading: Ride a Magic Carpet with Books at the public library

This is the Humpback Whale, the kind that swam across our bow!

The IP ESTERO at Norm’s Dock for the Rendezvous

The Island Packet Flag and Logo

A beautiful church with wonderful chimes that play over the harbor

Norm’s Dock where he gave a demo on rig tuning a new IP460

The fleet and Cap’n Fish’s

How beautiful, notice the tide is down, 8-10 foot drop!

No picture can show the true beauty, this is the best I can do….

Low tide from the foot bridge

Hayden and Norm…..thank you, Norm, for all you do for the IP Fleet!

Island Packet Lobsters ! NICE Touch!

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