Category Archives: The Irene

She's Seaworthy Again: They're launching the Emerald of HMBay on Saturday

Congratulations to Leland and Cecily Parsons, the hearts and minds behind the restoration of well known fisherman Henry Bettencourt’s vessel called The Irene. For more info, please call the Parsons at 619.507.5071. To read more about the Irene, please click … Continue reading

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The "Irene": Lorraine Piegaia Writes….

(The Irene, aka ‘the Emerald of Half Moon Bay’ is being returned to her former glory by Leland and Cecily Parsons at Pillar Point Harbor (619) 507-5071; they live in a boat moored at the harbor while restoring the boat. … Continue reading

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The Emerald of Half Moon Bay: Story by Bill Claudino

Restoring the “Irene”: Emerald of the Bay by Bill Claudino Have you seen “the restoration project” at the pier in Princeton? The old fishing boat, the “Irene” is being restored. When I was a boy, this was the “Emerald of … Continue reading

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