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next up for Wayfarers:
Carolina Week
Oct. 25-26 HOT III Regatta
 
Oct. 27-31 Beach House Rally
Nov. 1-2 Old Brown Dog Regatta

last updated:
15 Oct 14 at 2102 hrs
late-breaking Wayfarer news
from Canada and abroad:
Fall Weekly Whiffle season ...

... starts today, Mon 13 Oct.

First come, first served!
Hartley Boats is once again making 5 brand-new Wayfarers available to be chartered for the 2016 Worlds in the Netherlands. More here.

Pughs rise to the top in puffy Pumpkin

(141007) A gloriously summer-like spell came to a sudden end just before Fanshawe YC's annual Pumpkin Regatta Oct. 4-5 on Fanshawe Lake in the NE corner of London, ON. After 4 Saturday races in cold, gusty winds with occasional rain and hail, three teams were close together at the top of our 7-boat fleet. On Sunday, however, Oakville's David and Anne Pugh put the metaphorical pedal to the metal, scoring 1-1-1 to run away with the George Blanchard Red Top Trophy. More soon. Results posted.

Uncle Al and Shannon Shank survive
broken rudder and take NA title
at warm but windy Clark Lake

(140922) Warm, breezy conditions dominated our North American Wayfarer championships hosted by the wonderful Clark Lake YC near Jackson, MI Sept. 20-21. Despite breaking the W3854 rudder while leading race one, Al Schonborn and Shannon Shank, were able to capture the NA's which were scored with a drop race. The Regatta title went to Toronto's Mike Codd who was sailing with Kirk Iredale and scored a classy 2-2-3-2 in the 4-race series, this despie capsizing in the opener. Results, reports and lots of pics (old and new) posted.


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general information
the W Book  22  May 13
the W on video  22  May 13
the C.W.A.  9 March 14
the W.I.C.   9 Oct 14

CWA AGM 2013  24 Jan 13
the USWA SKIMMER  9 Oct 14

info/contacts
get W gear:  30 July 14
Wayfarer Market:   13 Oct 14
Events Calendar:    7 Oct 14
Wayfarer Links:  8 Oct 14
Weather:  8 Oct  02
Weekly Whiffle:  15 Oct 14
Uncle Al,
CWA web master

educational
Wayfarer Institute:  15 May  14
:) PWC repellent (:  4 May 11
Wayfarer Book orders

cruising
N.A. Rallies 00 - 14:   3 Sept 14
Intern'l Rallies:  5 Dec 13
Intern'l Rally 2014:  18 Feb 14
Cruising Tips:   15 Jan 05
Logs:   3 Aug 14

racing
2013 Worlds:   13 Jan 14
Latest Seeds24  Sept 14
Regatta Reports:
  15 Octt 14

Storer Trophy:  7 Oct  13

W nostalgia

events nostalgia:  17 March 14
W's fondly recalled:  24 Nov 13
George Blanchard:  5 May  11
Hughes Nughes:  27 Nov 07
Past Worlds:  30 Dec 13
Archives:  31 Jan 02
W History in Brief:  29 Nov 00
DM 2002:  1 Nov 02


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The Wayfarer Book (5th ed.)
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Recently posted on the Whiffle Web:

15 Oct 14:  Moe Fraser Distance Race: report added to results page
Pumpkin Regatta: all three pics albums now posted on Flickr
12 Oct 14:  Moe Fraser Distance Race: pics link added to results page
9 Oct 14:  SKIMMER: 2014 issue #3 posted
28 Sept 14: 2014 North Americans/Clark Lake: reports and 1994 nostalgia done
24 Sept 14: 2014 North Americans: pics all posted
16 Sept 14: 2014 North Bay: Long Distance Race pics posting underway
15 Sept 14: 2014 North Bay pics: Don Rumble Memorial pics posting done
23 July 14: 2014 Ontarios pics: posting done
26 June 14: 2014 Rock Hall Weekend: Jim Heffernan reports with pictures
23 June 14: 2014 Warm Water unedited pics posted via Flickr
2014 Ontarios unedited pics posted via Flickr
22 June 14: 2014 Warm Water results posted
19 June 14: 2014 Ontarios report now posted
9 June 14:  Weekly Whiffle extra posted
10 Feb 14:  2014 Midwinters: all pics pages posted

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