Helping Nyack Shipwrecked Sailor

$5,605 of $5,300 goal

Raised by 58 people in 3 months
Created November 2, 2017
On October 14 David Bell and 2 sailors  from the Nyack Boat Club aboard David's sailboat the Evening Light  hit the jetty at Barneget Bay.  The Evening Light began to sink.  Fortunately the Coast Guard arrived quickly and installed pumps and towed the boat to shore.  Sea Tow moved the boat to a shipyard across the Bay. 

David lives on the Evening LIght and it is his home.  His insurance is covering the hull repairs and David has been working persistently to clean and repair the boat. 

The good news is the giant gashes have been repaired and it floats again! 

The Problem: Sea Tow claimed salvage and charged $6300 for the tow and the insurance only covered $1000.  Ouch . 

The funds will be used to help David cover the expense of the Sea Tow salvage claim and the other losses he incurred (everything from the engines glow plugs to most of his socks!)
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Bill Batson of Nyack Sketch Blog did a very nice piece on David Take a look
http://www.nyacknewsandviews.com/2017/11/nyack-sketch-log-shipwrecked-friend/
thanks to everyone for their support
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Evening Light floating nicely but David is still struggling with the engine.. replaced the glow plugs but looks like the injector pump might be shot... no fuel to engine. David is stuck in forked river until this is resolved.
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$5,605 of $5,300 goal

Raised by 58 people in 3 months
Created November 2, 2017
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