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Author Talk at La Grua – Tom Verde’s, “In a Class All Their Own”

March 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

AUTHOR EVENT – Sunday, March 10 at 5pm

In a Class All Their Own: Unique and Historic Boats of New England by Tom Verde

Each boat has a tale to tell. In a Class All Their Own: Unique and Historic Boats of New England, author Tom Verde recounts the colorful stories of nearly forty classic, unique New England vessels. These include the fabled history of the cat boat; the first fiberglass sailing yacht; a NY ferry boat repurposed as a houseboat; the oldest working fishing boat in Stonington; racing rivalries in the Sound; the French love affair with American boat designs; and the Jazz Age era of luxury yachting, among others. In his presentation, Tom will discuss several boats featured in his book, including their classes and designers, as well as their relationships to the waters in which they sailed, raced, and cruised.

For more information visit LaGruaCenter.org or call 860-535-2300

Co-hosted with the Stonington Free Library.

Suggested donation $5.

FREE parking in the Stonington Commons
NORTH LOT, 32 Water St. in Stonington


Karla Umland


​The La Grua Center
32 Water St.
Stonington, CT United States
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