Happy Belated 100th Birthday Olin

I completely missed Olin Stephen's 100th birthday on April 13th.



It would be too harsh a judgment to say that I hate modern sailboats but there are very few that I am drawn to like the earlier designs of Olin Stephens.



Olin Stephens, with NY32' Class plans at Sparkman & Stephens, 1936
©Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



ENTERPRISE Crossing COURAGEOUS, 1977
©Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



APACHE, New York 32 at NYYC Cruise, 1936
©Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



SCEPTRE Weather, 1958
©Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection



Calling the Line, COURAGEOUS and INTREPID, 1974
©Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection




Crossing Tacks II, 1977
©Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

Happy belated birthday Olin. And thanks.