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Veteran cruiser: Naval retiree, 90, keeps his 1912 vessel at Schenectady Yacht Club

Saturday, August 18, 2012
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Now 90 years old, Clarkson Farnsworth is still feeling pretty young these days, and it’s probably due to the company he keeps. A Long Island native and Scotia resident, Farnsworth has been a member of the Schenectady Yacht Club since 1952. His visits there are usually to check up on another vessel with some age to it, a 100-year-old, 34-foot cruiser called Clarede....

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