The East End Classic Boat Society - Boat Raffle Winner
Originally Posted: December 22, 2011
Ray Hartjen, president of The East End Classic Boat Society, offers the last remaining raffle tickets to be purchased for a chance to win the Sunshine Tender. (Bill Good)
Amagansett - Jonathan Russo of Shelter Island won the boat raffle held Saturday, December 17, by The East End Classic Boat Society at the Community Boat Shop in Amagansett during its Holiday Open House.
The boat is a Sunshine Tender that was built at the shop this year by volunteer members of the society as a fundraiser for the organization. A new trailer and pair of oars was won with the boat.
The Community Boat Shop is managed by The East End Classic Boat Society, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization, which is dedicated to sustaining the skills and traditions of small wood boat building and restoration on the East End.
The Society conducts programs on small boat design, building and restoration at the Community Boat Shop. There are lessons in navigation, lofting, sailor arts, boat repair and maintenance.
The East End Classic Boat Society welcomes new members, from beginner to advanced skill level. Membership is $35 for an individual and $45 for a family.
The Community Boat Shop is open Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. year-round and is handicap accessible, and is located at 301 Bluff Road in Amagansett (behind the Marine Museum).
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