Marina Fire
GloryBe In the News

An article mentions the new motor that the purchased for the original boat.

Pacific Motor Boat. 1915.


An article announcing new boat constructions pictures the newly launched GloryBe.

Pacific Motor Boat. 1915


In this article which describes a multi-yacht club cruise, GloryBe and her owner L. A. Jacox are mentioned. GloryBe is also one of the boats pictured moored during the cruise.

"Among Pacific Coast Yacht Clubs." Pacific Motor Boat and Motor Ship. August 1915


An article about cruising in the Northwest shows GloryBe moored in the San Juans.

Pacific Motor Boat and Motor Ship. February 1917

  News of GloryBe's restoration after a big winter storm in Tacoma. Pacific Motor Boat and Motor Ship. Spring 1917

An article mentions the purchase of GloryBe by her second owner.

Pacific Motor Boat and Motor Ship. July 1917


A description of GloryBe's return after having turned up missing from Orcas Island and then found near Point Roberts.

Pacific Motor Boat and Motor Ship. September 1917


A description and photo of GloryBe's 5th owner.

Pacific Motor Boat and Motor Ship. 1924


An article about the recent marina fire in the Seattle Post Intelligencer.

Yacht owners mourn the loss of their 'family members'
Thursday, January 31, 2002


An article about the same marina fire in the Seattle Times.

Local News: Thursday, January 31, 2002
Yacht-club fire cause unknown; boat losses estimated at $4 million


I think this article has the best published color photos of the recent Seattle Yacht Club marina fire.

"Floating Infernos"
Nov/Dec 2002 issue of PassageMaker magazine.


This article summarizes my experiences as owner of GloryBe during and after the marina fire.

"GloryBe Will Rise From the Ashes"
Classic Yachting, Spring 2002. A Quarterly Newsletter produced by and for all the Fleets of the Classic Yacht Association.


I wrote this description of the early stages of GloryBe's post-fire restoration for the local newsletter of the Classic Yacht Association.

"Old Boat Teaches New Boat Builders"
Attention on Deck. A Quarterly Newsletter of the Pacific Northwest Fleet of the Classic Yacht Association.


The Northwest section of Sea Magazine will be carrying periodic updates on GloryBe's restoration. This article (pp. NW 15-16) describes the fire and the damage it caused to GloryBe.

"The GloryBe Saga -- 1914 Classic Survives Yacht Club Fire"
Sea Magazine, November 2002.



The second of the series of updates in Sea Magazine, this article describes the initial restoration projects on the boat.

Sea Magazine, December 2002.