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the W on video  22  May 13
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CWA AGM 2016  10 Dec 15
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Latest Seeds13 Sept 16
Regatta Reports:  19 Sept 16
Storer Trophy:   21 Sept 16

W nostalgia
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W's fondly recalled:  19 Sept 16
Hughes Nughes:  15 Jan 16
Past Worlds:  5 Sept
Archives:  18 Jan 16
W History in Brief:  29 Nov 00

David & Anne Pugh hold big lead for Storer Trophy

Two lady helms, Emma Dale and Sue Pilling, shine as Mississauga Regatta attracts 18 Wayfarers and CL's

(160919) Despite being rained out on the Saturday, a fleet of 18 teams had a great time in four Sunday races plus a fine Saturday evening party with a the theme of Flower Power. Racing was very close and therefore educational and fun. When the dust had settled (mixed metaphor?), Sue Pilling and Steph Romaniuk had edged out Marc and Julie Bennett and a half-dozen other well-matched boats. Things were tight in CL's also where young Emma Dale and her grandfather, Mike, won a tie-breaker over Tony Bertram (sailing solo). More soon. Results here.

First-time W helm/crew capture North Americans

Meet our new champions, Andrew Lockhart and Grace Pytell.
(160816)  As thirteen Wayfarers squared off on the gorgeous waters of Lake Huron's Tawas Bay to determine this year's North American champion, the list of entries included no fewer than five helms whose name already appears on the revered Henry Croce Trophy which goes to the winners of our NA's. The event was hosted September 11-12 by the Tawas Bay YC on a bay which is arguably the finest racing venue North American Wayfarers see on their extensive racing circuit. Winds were great in four of the series' five races, nice hiking breezes without becoming too scary. Only the Sunday morning opener was fairly frustrating as light winds were patchy and changeable while the standard summer sunny lake breeze tried to overcome the weather system wind off the shore. That indeed highlighted a surprising development which saw none of the past champions win the title. Instead it was ...   More here

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Danes, Mogens Just & Anders Friis, outduel Mike McNamara and Simon Townsend to take 2016 Wayfarer Worlds in Friesland
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KISS Your Dinghy

(160429) Uncle Al's answer to The Wayfarer Book has arrived. Printing has been done in full colour and the book look pretty darn nice. Spiral bound for easier use as a reference book. More here.

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recently posted on the Whiffle Web:

22 Sept 2016: Killbear: all albums posted at last
20 Sept 2016: Storer Trophy: latest updated results posted
19 Sept 2016: W/CL Regatta: coverage well underway with results & pics
16 Sept 2016: North Americans: report and first four albums posted
3 September 2016: Killbear: seven albums posted
28 August 2016: Worlds: 887 SWS photos posted
26 August 2016: Ontarios: Al's four albums posted
16 August 2016: C Nats: results and awards pics posted
29 July 2016: Worlds: reports and all results posted
28 July 2016: North Bay: all results and pics posted
28 June 2016: Rock Hall results and pics posted
27 June 2016: Warm Water coverage completed
15 June 2016: first version of totally revamped events nostalgia now posted
13 June 2016: Chesapeake Cruise pics posting completed
12 June 2016: Mayor's Cup coverage begun
Bayview One-Design coverage completed
8 April 2016:  HOT V is a go for 2016 - more here
20 March 2016: Rock Hall 2015: a few more memories from Mike Babowicz
17 March 2016: Winter 2016 SKIMMER posted
Mike Babowicz mini-log posted: a March 2016 sail on the Chesapeake
19 Feb 2016: Midwinters: Solo Regatta results & report posted
Cayo Costa Rally: all pics available thus far have been posted
18 Jan 2016: W1445 enquiry unearths tons of fine memories in July 1976 SKIMMER
12 Jan 2016: Mike Duncan (W10962) contributes to our centreboard knowledge:
a better brake and the anatomy of the Mk IV board

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