The Firestones as yachtsmen, "Tireless" heroes and of "Olympus"

Dear friends, This has been an amazing time, with launching the 1929 “Olympus,” and running her through her paces. What an incredible yacht. The lines were slid aboard, the fenders lifted and put away and she slipped through the water with such grace. Then she was gone, heading north. The last I heard, she was in Sag Harbor. If you are able to catch a glimpse of her as she heads South soon, you will be looking at the last of New York Yacht, Launch & Engine Co.’s grande dames. For a company that was only in business for 31 years, from 1903 to 1934, and only built about a 100 boats, a third of them for the war effort, this Bronx-based company left a legacy of some of the most beautiful motor y

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