WHITE STAR III, Barnegat Light, New Jersey – 1985
Captain Ray Ettel's "WHITE STAR III" at her berth at Barnegat Light, New Jersey circa 1985. Built in 1978 by East Bay Boat Works at Harkers Island, NC and like many other vessels built by the Gillikin family during this era, she is proudly displaying her fine mahogany woodwork. In 1989, she was sold to Captain Ray Burke and she became his "OPTIMIST STAR", and sailed from Belmar, NJ. She now operates as the "MAGNUM FORCE" from Monterey, CA.