[Rhodes22-list] New Rhodes owners in Omaha
jesse.laten.shumaker at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 19:41:35 EST 2021
Welcome Dave, looking forward to seeing your R22 in the water at Lake
Manawa in the spring!
On Mon, Dec 20, 2021, 7:35 PM Tom Van Heule <
tom.vanheule at intrinsicprograms.com> wrote:
> Welcome Dave!
> On Mon, Dec 20, 2021, 4:12 PM Chris Geankoplis <chrisgeankoplis at gmail.com>
> > Welcome to the list. You will love your boat! Lots of fun planning over
> > the winter.
> > Chris Geankoplis
> > Enosis/Xenos
> > On Mon, Dec 20, 2021 at 10:43 AM Peter Nyberg <peter at sunnybeeches.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Dave,
> > >
> > > Congratulations on your new boat (and your excellent taste in boats),
> > > welcome to the list.
> > >
> > > Peter Nyberg
> > > Coventry, CT
> > > s/v Silverheels (1988/2016)
> > >
> > > > On 2021-12-20, at 00:40:12 EST, dlwelchne at yahoo.com wrote:
> > > >
> > > > All,
> > > > What a pleasure to join this group. We are members with Jesse &
> > > Corrie
> > > > Shumaker of the Lake Manawa Sailing Association in Iowa.
> > > > When I picked up my first very used cruiser (Helsen 20), Lake Manawa
> > > folklore
> > > > was that you shouldn’t drop anchor. Yet the Iowa DNR manual and DNR
> > > staff
> > > > affirmed you could. So I replaced the anchor light, got the boat
> > > equipped, and
> > > > started anchoring out. (bit.ly/dropping_anchor_deck) Others
> > > > Paula and I were were impressed with Jesse’s Rhodes 22 research and
> > > thought why
> > > > bother reinventing the wheel? My wife is into the furling jib and
> > > As for
> > > > me, a little dry ice, a massive lazarette, an outboard with an
> > > alternator, and
> > > > my professional work that can be done entirely remotely. The
> > imagination
> > > runs
> > > > wild.
> > > > My first mistake was telling Jesse in the fall that we had decided to
> > > upgrade to
> > > > the Rhodes in the 2022 sailing season. A couple weeks after that Ken
> > and
> > > Ruth
> > > > Bates—Portage, Michigan—put their 1986 Rhodes on the market, Jesse
> > > alerted me (I
> > > > probably don’t need to tell you the guy’s a trouble maker). I
> > > immediately got on
> > > > the phone with the Bates, and was on the road within hours for the 2K
> > > round trip
> > > > drive. I came back with the boat and new friends.
> > > > Of course our 250K Honda Oddysey was short 1K towing weight for a
> > loaded
> > > Rhodes
> > > > & trailer. So my wife is now driving a loaded one owner Toyota
> > > Highlander
> > > > with 50K miles. That was the first of the presents we’ll be giving
> > > boat all
> > > > winter and by far the most expensive.
> > > > Merry Christmas to you all.
> > > > Dave - s/v <a href="
> > ">Knot
> > > at
> > > > Work</a> (to be renamed)
> > > >
> > >
> > >
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