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New Update - Flying Finn 4 years 8 months ago #82450

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Thanks to the generous contribution of an individual, we now have a history and the 1956 and 1957 brochures for Flying Finn boats. Also added are ads for '58, '59, miscellaneous original photos, and an article from 1959:

www.fiberglassics.com/library/Flying_Finn

Thank you to all the contributors to the FiberGlassics Library for their time and effort. Their efforts and dedication help preserve and share the history of these old boats.

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Re:New Update - Flying Finn 4 years 7 months ago #84062

Great stuff! Nice to get the personal connection.

Minor errors regarding his text about Thompson Boat Co. at Cortland, NY. They were purchased by Chris-Craft in 1962 (not 1969) and they made their first fiberglass boats in 1963 (not 1965).

Andreas

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Re:New Update - Flying Finn 4 years 7 months ago #84117

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Thanks for the corrections! I went ahead and revised the dates.

Amazing how people keep coming forward, looking to share the history of a company their fathers, grandfathers, uncles, or whomever had a part in. Really was a great period of entrepreneurship and industry when people took initiative and risked their time and money to make something happen.

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