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Montgomery Owner's Newsletter

The Montgomery Owner's Newsletter was published quarterly from 1995 to 2000 in printed form. Thanks to the hard work of the MON editors, and Joe, Rachel, and Tod for making copies available, this invaluable resource will live on. Below are scanned pages of each issue. Organizing this information was a very repetitive process, so if you find an error in a page link please e-mail msog@msog.org.
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1995

Spring

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This is a First! Page 1 Page 1
Design Changes Through the Years Page 1 Page 1
Short Tacks Page 2 Page 2
Deep Background on the Editor Page 2 Page 2
Of Tall Rigs and Fixed Keels Page 3 Page 3


Summer

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The Last Montgomery May Have Been Made Page 1 Page 1
How One Owner Outfitted His M15 Page 1 Page 1
Short Tacks Page 2 Page 2
Letters Page 3 Page 3
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6


Fall

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M23 Found! Page 1 Page 1
Letters Page 2 Page 2
Short Tacks Page 2 Page 2
Person Overboard! Page 5 Page 5
Marketplace Page 8 Page 8


Winter

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Outfitting Coyote II for "Bigger Waters" Page 1 Page 1
From the Log of Therapy Page 1 Page 1
Letters Page 2 Page 2
Range of Stability Still an Enigma Page 4 Page 4
Kokopelli Gets a Traveler and Life Lines Page 6 Page 6
Short Tacks Page 6 Page 6
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6

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1996

Spring

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Coral Reefs Won't Snag Kickup Rudder Page 1 Page 1
Jerry Offers M-23 Molds on Permanent Loan Basis Page 1 Page 1
Letters Page 2 Page 2
Coaming Teak Project—Ship-shape in Bristol Fashion Page 3 Page 3
Mr. M Returns from Chile! Page 5 Page 5
Mid-winter Sail Page 5 Page 5
Survey Turns up Feisty, Independent Group—M15 Page 6 Page 6
Installing a Motor Block, Keel Guides Page 7 Page 7
Get-together June 23 in Sausalito Page 8 Page 8
Marketplace Page 8 Page 8


Summer

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AL&D Restarts Montgomery Production Page 1 Page 1
PVC Pipe Perfect Support for Sun Shade Page 1 Page 1
Letters Page 2 Page 2
Get-together Planned for Minnesota Page 2 Page 2
Survey Results Part II—M17 Owners Page 3 Page 3
Outfitting Coyote II for "Bigger Waters" Page 4 Page 4
The Cold Front Hit Like a Squall Page 5 Page 5
Projects (Mike Truman) Page 6 Page 6
FCC Suspends Licenses for Small Boats Page 6 Page 6
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6


Fall

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Li'l Hooligans Turn Get-together into Party Page 1 Page 1
East Coast Rendezvous on Chesapeake Bay Page 1 Page 1
Letters Page 2 Page 2
How to Bolt Through the Transom Page 3 Page 3
New Editor Sought Page 6 Page 6
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6


Winter

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Old Friends Go Separate Ways, M17 to Mexico, M15 to Hawaii Page 1 Page 1
New Editor Found to Continue Newsletter Tradition Page 1 Page 1
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6

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1997

Spring

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Cruising the Apostle Islands Page 1 Page 1
Upper Midwest Rendezvous '96 Page 1 Page 1
Montgomery Molds Update Page 1 Page 1
Letters Page 2 Page 2
Not Very Much—In Even Less Space Page 3 Page 3
Soloing to the Bahamas Page 4 Page 4
Surveyor's Scrapbook Page 5 Page 5
Nettings Page 6 Page 6
Queries Sent Afloat Page 6 Page 6
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6


Summer

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Once Was Not Enough!—Chesapeake Bay Rendezvous Page 1 Page 1
Montgomerys to Stay Afloat Page 1 Page 1
Letters Page 2 Page 2
The Well-dressed M15 Page 4 Page 4
1997 Chesapeake Bay Rendezvous Page 6 Page 6
2nd Annual Midwestern Get-together Page 6 Page 6
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6
Sailing San Francisco Bay Page 7 Page 7
Nettings Page 8 Page 8


Fall

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Favorite Sailing Locations Page 1 Page 1
Letters Page 2 Page 2
A Simple, Inexpensive Cockpit Dining Table for the M15 Page 5 Page 5
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6


Winter

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Montgomerys Are Back in Production Page 1 Page 1
A Spring Cruise to the Dry Tortugas Page 1 Page 1
Cockpit Table Page 2 Page 2
Letters Page 2 Page 2
Surveyor's Scrapebook Page 3 Page 3
The Tale of the Centerboard Page 4 Page 4
A Simple and Economical Keel Guide for Trailrite M-15 Trailers Page 5 Page 5
Reviving the Older M-15—Part 1 Page 5 Page 5
Nettings Page 6 Page 6
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6

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1998

Spring

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The Montgomery Masters Together Page 1 Page 1
Cruising the Sea of Cortez Page 1 Page 1
Reviving the Older M-15—Part 2 Page 3 Page 3
Boat Food Page 5 Page 5
Nettings Page 6 Page 6
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6


Summer

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A Dry Run to the Dry Tortugas Page 1 Page 1
Replacing M17 Scupper Lines Page 2 Page 2
Upper Midwest Get-together Page 2 Page 2
Letters Page 3 Page 3
Boat Food Page 3 Page 3
Constructing a Sculling Oar Page 3 Page 3
Nettings Page 4 Page 4
Marketplace Page 4 Page 4


Fall

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'98 Chesapeake Bay Rendezvous Page 1 Page 1
3rd Annual Midwest Get-together Page 1 Page 1
Traveler Control for the M-15 Page 3 Page 3
Improvements for Venga Viento Page 3 Page 3
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6


Winter

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The New Montgomery 17 Is Here Page 1 Page 1
North by M17—Part 1 Page 1 Page 1
1998 Chesapeake Bay Montgomery Rendezvous Page 2 Page 2
Letters Page 2 Page 2
Sailing Lake Mille Lacs Page 5 Page 5
Nettings Page 8 Page 8
Marketplace Page 8 Page 8

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1999

Spring

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North by M17—Part 2 Page 1 Page 1
Letters—Trailer Maintenance and Parts Source, etc. Page 3 Page 3
First Trip on Georgian Bay—Part 1 Page 5 Page 5
Sailing Lake Buchanan Page 6 Page 6
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6


Summer

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First Trip on Georgian Bay—Part 2 Page 1 Page 1
Letters—Montgomery Maintenance Items, etc. Page 3 Page 3
Nettings Page 3 Page 3
Marketplace Page 3 Page 3


Fall

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The New Montgomery 15 Unveiled Page 1 Page 1
Not quite Joshua Slocum Page 1 Page 1
New Editor Sought Page 1 Page 1
Letters—First Sails, etc. Page 2 Page 2
Nettings—Topping Lift, Reefing Techniques, Afloat in an Electrical Storm Page 4 Page 4
Nettings, Continued—Afloat in an Electrical Storm Page 5 Page 5
Eight Days Behind the Mast Page 5 Page 5
Marketplace Page 6 Page 6
Leech Lake Leeches Page 7 Page 7
Montgomery Photos Page 8 Page 8


Winter

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New Editor for the Newsletter Page 1 Page 1
Bringing It Home Page 1 Page 1
New Boat vs. Used Boat Page 2 Page 2
The Riding Sail Page 3 Page 3
Boom Dampening Page 4 Page 4

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2000

Spring

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Greetings from the New Editor Page 1 Page 1
The Saga Continues Page 2 Page 2
Kick It Up a Notch!—Kickup Rudder Page 3 Page 3
Monty Marketplace Page 4 Page 4
M17 and M23 Brochure Excerpts Page 4 Page 4
Kick It Up a Notch!—Kickup Rudder, Continued Page 5 Page 5
Boat Photos Page 6 Page 6

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2001

Winter

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The End Page 1 Page 1
Rebirth of the M23 Page 1 Page 1
Galley Wares Page 2 Page 2
For Sail Page 3 Page 3
What's Up on the Web? Page 3 Page 3
On the Newsstands Page 3 Page 3
Cartoon Page 4 Page 4



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Printing: Except for the last two issues, these pages are legal size (14" long) with small top and bottom margins, so printing may be a problem. My H-P Inkjet adjusted them to letter size, but top and bottom margins should be set at less than 1/2". I suggest trying to print one page first, then adjust accordingly.
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