VH 8 • Kanga

  • Philip Morse 1937-1975
  • Donald Cohan 1975-??
  • McConnell, ?? to late 1990s
  • Denys Wortman, late 1990s-present

  • Built with a modified rig (bowsprit, extra shrouds, tapered mast) at the direction of original owner Philip Morse
  • Raced at the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club in the late 1940s and early 1950s, presumably with a standardized rig
  • Bought from Morse by Donald Cohan in July 1975 [class association minutes]
  • Bought by Denys Wortman from McConnell in late 1990s and restored with parts from VH 2
  • Original stem (replaced during rebuilding) hangs in the lobby of the Black Dog Tavern, in Vineyard Haven
  • Registered for Holmes Hole Sailing Association races, summer 2007
  • Moored in Vineyard Haven Harbor, summer 2010

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