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Owner: Bob and Lora Diak and Charlie Engle
Make/Model: Norm Philpott
   Working Vessel Type - similar lines to Slocum's Spray
Year Built: 1922 at Rocky River, Ohio
Length Over All: 26'
Beam: 8' 6''
Construction: Long Leaf Yellow Pine on Oak frames.
   Original construction fastened with clenched iron nails.
Displaces: 8800 Pounds
Rig: Gaff Rig Sloop
Home Port: Fairport Harbor (Grand River Sailing Center)
Other Information:  Major Rebuild 1996 to 2001 and 1982/1983
New floor timbers, transom, cockpit, refastened with silicon bronze, cabin trunk, decks, mast & mast step
Starlight was the First of 6 or 7 boats build by Norm Philpott
As of 2002, another sailboat built by Norm Philpott in 1932 is still in the water. It was moved to Lake Michigan in Wisconsin. It is an Alden design 32 foot sloop.

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