John Drolet
Harbour Master
7316 Main St.
Louisbourg, NS
B1C 1P9 (902) 733-2786 - RES
(902) 733-2786 - FAX
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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Dieter Krügel discovered the 1936 L Francis Herreshoff schooner
Mistral in California in 1995. In worse condition than he thought when
he bought her, she was patched up and moved to Lunenburg,
Canada for extensive remedial treatment under Dennis Greenwood,
from 1996 to 1999. On relaunch, racing quickly showed up further
inherent faults in the light construction, and in 2006 Mistral was taken
to Matthias Paulsen at Arnis on the German Baltic, where new ring
frames were fi tted (right), the hull reskinned and the deck renewed.
Mistral was relaunched in May and took part in the Transat Classique.

Length 63ft 6in (19.4m)
Beam 15ft (4.6m)
Draught 8ft 3in (2.5m)