CYOB backstage: Meridian

Meridian

Sept 26, 2019

Here’s what she looks like today, attached.

Here is just one of the interesting inquiries that come into the CYOB Inbox.

Hello John,

In 1984, you published an article about the boat that I now own — Meridian, a 70-foot sloop built on Bainbridge Island. I bought her from the original owner in 2012.

There is a beautiful photo of her original drawings in your 1984 article. I was wondering if you might have a hi-res version of that photo that you’d be willing to share. 

The online version of the article is here.

Any help you could offer would be greatly appreciated!

Thank you,

Glenn Bonci

 

Elissa sent this reply on our behalf:

Hi Glenn,

Unfortunately, with the age of the issue requested, and the magazine changing hands over the years, I have no idea where the originals files could be from 35 years ago.
The best I can do, is send you the highest resolution scan of the page that I can, as all we have now are archived issues of the magazine dating back that far; please see attached.
My only other suggestion would be to try getting in touch with Steve Killing himself, to see if he still has any of the originals drawings from his Design articles published in Canadian Yachting.

Good luck in your search!

Elissa Campbell, Audience Development

 

Hello Elissa,

You are so kind to go out of your way to help with this! I appreciate it very much.

It’s fun just having this scan. I’ll see if I can get in touch with Steve Killing to see what he might have to say.

Here’s what she looks like today, attached.

Thanks again!

Glenn

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