Nov. 25, 2003 – Spitfire, a 51-foot Alden Skye sailboat, is the newest member of the Proper Yachts fleet on St. John. Owned and captained by Greg Freitas and Barbara Emerson, the boat will take six guests on daysails out of Caneel Bay Resort.
Freitas won the Mayor's Cup in New York as captain of the Adirondack. He received a citation of honor from the United Seaman's Service in New York and a certificate of appreciation from the Humane Society of New York for his evacuation and relief work at the time of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
Emerson, a certified public accountant, has more than 20 years of sailing experience.
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