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Onrust sailing to Albany for historic show (with photos, video)

Dressed as the original captain of the Onrust, Schenectady County Historian Don Rittner takes a photograph as the ship gets under way Wednesday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Dressed as the original captain of the Onrust, Schenectady County Historian Don Rittner takes a photograph as the ship gets under way Wednesday.
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For 62 years, Michael Doraby was content to live out his life without ever setting foot on a sailboat. He went once. That was enough. But now, after two weeks aboard the Dutch ship he helped build, he can’t imagine life without a sail. “I love it. This is fantastic,” the retiree said as he stood lookout on the Onrust, a historic replica of the first European ship ever built in this country. -- Boats arrive ...


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GreggMillett
June 12, 2009
10:46 p.m.

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Thank you Kathleen for this great reporting of the Onrust Adventure.

Thank you Don Rittner and all the "crew" for your great work!

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