Like a lot of boat projects, the one Otto Shill envisioned turned out to be a little bit more complicated than expected. Instead of a light fiberglass fluff and buff, Otto’s project began to look more like boat building than boat fixing.
It started with a derelict donation he bought from the Arizona Sailing Foundation (ASF)−and I hope they didn’t charge him much. The project reached completion when sailed with his father on Tempe Town Lake.
The journey was much longer, one that began long ago with a sail on Lake Pleasant.
Here’s Otto’s story.